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How To Deal With a Copycat

I’m inspired by so much awesomeness in the world: Danielle LaPorte’s blog, Mindy Kaling’s everything, the clothes Angelina Jolie wore in The Tourist, Taylor Swift’s ability to shake things off, the righteous mac ‘n cheese I ate yesterday. But there’s a big difference between being inspired by someone to get your inner juju and creative… Read More »


How To Survive A Vacation With Your Ex

What started as an impromptu weekend getaway to Washington, D.C., (where I hoped to fulfill my House-of-Cards-fantasy of sleeping with and being murdered by a congressman), quickly turned into a vacation with my ex-boyfriend. The particulars of how we got to that point are not important, what matters only is that I survived to tell… Read More »


DIY: Quick Knit Mug Warmer

30 minutes / Beginner-knitter / $13 If you’re a knitter you will probably already have most of these items lying around your house. Since it doesn’t use a lot of yarn, this is a really great project for using up old yarn that you might have! Steps: Cast on 8 stitches Knit using garter stitch… Read More »


On The Joy Of Missing Out

My friends party hard. They drink like recently divorced single ladies and say yes to basically every invite, because they fear that they’ll miss out on an opportunity, whether that means a new friend or an experience unlike any other. Even if they’ve been awake for 48 hours, if there’s an event they want to… Read More »

Back to School in your twenties

On Going Back to College in Your Mid-Twenties

I never thought I’d be going back to school. But, after graduating and working for a few years, I realized that I wanted a change. Then, in a move totally unaligned with my indecisive nature, I actually did something about it. So here I am, into week three of a post-grad college course. One thing… Read More »