Important questions to ask your partner before they become your partner

A few months ago I went out with a guy who didn’t watch TV. Ever….


15 things super-light sleepers know to be true

Every night, I lay down heavy eyed and weary, ready for bed, praying for sleep,…


How to be genuinely psyched (and totally not jealous) of your friend’s success

I live with four very smart, very determined girls. They all have practical career paths…


Just some mom-isms to get you through the week

So, my mom is the best. She knows it, I know it, my friends know…

Food & Drink

Struggles people with long hair truly understand

Having long hair is not dissimilar to owning a tiny white show dog. Both require…


So you tried to date your friend and it backfired-here’s how to deal with it


20 things you shouldn’t put up with in your 20s


Pop culture crushes who would make the absolute BEST valentines

Ok guys, Valentine’s Day is basically (almost) now so if you don’t have anyone to throw…


How to treat yo’ self if you’re single on V-day

If you don’t have someone to face-kiss and buy you expensive chocolates, Valentine’s Day can…


How to handle conflict (for those of us who would rather avoid it)

One of the absolute worst things about being a grown up human person is fighting…


Thoughts everyone has before, during, and after an Internet date

The Internet is a beautiful, wonderful, really weird place. Where else is it socially acceptable…


Quotes on falling in love for people who are terrified of falling in love

I’m not a fan of falling in love. It’s scary and dirty and messy, and…


What to remember when all you see are your own ‘imperfections’

There are days when I really don’t like my face. I look in the mirror…

Home & Decorating

How to NOT fight with your family over the seemingly endless Christmas break

Don’t get me wrong; family is the best. But around Christmas, when everyone has a…


The underrated wisdom of ‘The Polar Express’

I’m a big believer in the kindness of strangers and the sweet, unwavering devotion of…


How to kickstart a friendship you’ve totally neglected


Animals wearing tiny hats are officially life’s greatest joy

I have a theory about life. It isn’t a complex theory and it isn’t a mathematical…

Money & Career

How to get through finals without totally losing your mind

As I write this I’m sitting in a Starbucks staring at my calendar and having…


An open letter to my temporarily broken heart

Dear heart that is currently broken into a thousand little pieces on my kitchen floor,…


Indie artists who really deserve a little more love

Recently I moved into a house with four other girls, and I have to tell you,…