Adding femininity to my wardrobe

In theory, I love the color pink. I’m a female stereotype, whatever, that’s fine– it’s a lovely color, the end. Since I’ve been coloring my hair (am I supposed to pretend it’s natural? Whoops.) orange-red since age 14, I’ve started weeding out shades that clash with the box-dye, and for the longest time I’ve thought … Read more

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Packing for the Holidays

In case the world ended with that 2012 rumor, I still haven’t packed for the holidays. Okay, that’s total crap, I know… But packing isn’t fun. I always pack too much and I never have the right outfit and it never fits back into my suitcase. Going home for the holidays is particularly hard to … Read more

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Because holiday wishlists are a time-passer and mood-booster…

Each December as a child I would sit down with the Toys “R” Us and Target catalogs and create my extensive wishlist. Always including much more than I anticipated receiving, and often items I knew would never happen (read: $$$), the wishlists were over-the-top, exaggerated and a bit of a guilty pleasure. I remember two … Read more

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Tales of sweet discounts: Black Friday 2012

Thanksgiving, both the holiday and the break, were wonderful. I spent time with family and might-as-well-be-family friends. Weirdly enough, one of the highlights was hanging out with my mom in the middle of the night. Why? Black Friday, baby! Before I say too much about my Black Friday adventure, let me preface by saying both … Read more

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Where is the coffee and why can’t I find socks?

If I remember correctly, I woke up today yelling at Lance and crying about something. Whoops. Mornings aren’t my best or worst times… They’re just there– existent, semi-painful, fresh and inspiring, awful and exhausting. I normally pick up quick, though, once I’m finally out of bed. But not today. No, no, today was the last … Read more

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