Ah, one of my favorite annual traditions, Cereal Night. For those of you who don’t know, once (if not twice) a year, my grown-A adult friends and I get together to try the best and brightest saddest abominations that the cereal aisle has to offer. You can read more about our process in last year’s […]Read more "Cereal Killer : Volume II"
Getting into the sewing game can be overwhelming. Sure, you can try to get along with that complementary sewing kit you took from a hotel, but that thread will eventually break and those scissors cut nothing. Let me serve as your sherpa and guide you through the sewing supply wilderness. I’m going to help […]Read more "From a Professional Seamstress: Must Haves for Your Sewing Arsenal"
Much like every other now 30 something that grew up in the ’90’s, I was obsessed with My So Called Life. I can say, shamelessly, that as an adult I still am and may or may not have recently reconsumed all 19 episodes in a matter of a couple days after discovering that it […]Read more "My So Called Wife: What Patty Chase Taught Me About Relationship Goals"
As originally seen on xoJane. When I got married at 21, I’d never had sex. Prior to entering the wild new frontier of sex-having, I went to my doctor for a standard physical and asked every question I could to strategize a plan to avoid a UTI, or “honeymoon syndrome,” a euphemism that is both […]Read more "I Have a Chronic Condition That Was Misdiagnosed as UTIs for Six Years"
If you’re on Reddit or Pinterest you’ve probably run across this mask accompanied by the words “must-have” or “hidden gem.” I decided to give it a go after trying several other at-home masks in an attempt to brighten skin and clean pores: the oatmeal/yogurt/honey mask, the baking soda mask, and various store-bought masks that […]Read more "I Finally Found a Face Mask That Works"
As originally seen on xoJane. When it comes to clothing, makeup, and toiletries, I’m a bargain-store girl. This includes undergarments. I scoff in the face of lacy, nonfunctional bras in favor of utilitarian, nude, basic ones. If I can’t wear it under a t shirt, it’s not going home with me. Furthermore, as a proud […]Read more "My Bra Ruptured and Leaked in Public"
I admit it, I’ve come down with a serious case of 90’s nostalgia. Maybe it’s because of the 90’s-inspired trends currently permeating the zeitgeist. Millennials are walking around looking like they raided Wilson Phillips’ wardrobe. Maybe it’s because I’m in my thirties and I’m just at that stage where I long for the simpler time […]Read more "Babydoll Dresses and Combat Boots: The Ultimate 90’s Alternative Girl Playlist"