Three years into being newly single, I have encountered some frustrating problems, including overly-aggressive men, the disappointment of online dating, and learning how to kill an icky bug by myself. But one thing is for sure: being single, in of itself, is NOT one of them. And that's the whole point of Andrea Bain's book Single Girl Problems: Why Being Single Isn't a Problem … [Read more...] about Book Review: Single Girl Problems
Lifestyle blogs cover a wide range of topics, which can make it difficult to get started in the face of so many possibilities. As fellow human beings, we all wear clothes, decorate our homes, eat food, and go on trips. Alas, those are extremely broad topics. Ask yourself how you’re going to own your lifestyle niche. What makes you unique and what angle can you use to filter how … [Read more...] about How to Start a Lifestyle Blog in 5 Easy Steps
You may be covered in snow (sorry, East Coasters), but it really is spring. Living in Las Vegas, I'm enjoying the season to the fullest. And, yes, that means that I'm motivated to do some purging, organizing, and spring cleaning. There's just something refreshing about minimizing and letting go of things that no longer serve you. While donating your things is selfless, … [Read more...] about Spring Cleaning? Consign Your Fashion
For me, being placed in a situation where I have to reject someone is way worse than being rejected. I have good self-esteem, and I'm logical. So, on those infrequent occasions when I'm rejected (yes, it happens), I can bounce back. Not every guy that I'm attracted to is going to be attracted to me. I get it. But when a man shows a certain level of affection or admiration for … [Read more...] about How to Tell a Man You’re Not Interested in Him
When I was a little girl, Easter was one of my favorite holidays. I loved donning a pretty outfit and taking a picture with the Easter Bunny, dyeing eggs with my mother and sister, hunting for them on Easter Sunday, and eating a chocolate bunny. Today, as an adult (who is also childfree), I don't get to do any of that. But that doesn't mean I shouldn't get to enjoy the holiday. … [Read more...] about Easter for Grownups
Smiles bind our world together. They are one of the ways we detect whether people are friendly and likeable, and smiling actually releases feel-good chemicals in the brain. So a good smile is important in this highly social world of ours. Below, learn what makes the perfect smile. All Teeth Intact This one is a no-brainer, but it’s also one of the most important aspects of a … [Read more...] about What Does the Perfect Smile Look Like?
After 20 years of the same old shit with the same old man, my marriage began to crumble. I thought one of the ways I could save it was by signing up for one of those meal subscription boxes. I was dead wrong. Now, while I am an overenthusiastic, often extravagant optimist, I'm not completely off my rocker. The idea of cooking together as an act of romance is an old one and … [Read more...] about Signing Up for a Meal Subscription Box Didn’t Save My Marriage