Archives for December 2015

The One Thing I’m Definitely Taking With Me Into 2016

It’s hard to believe that this is my last blog post of 2015. Even though this is my fifth (whoa!) year-end post, I always feel so much pressure knowing this is the last thing I’ll write all year. It’s like I want to take 2015, wrap it up, and then put a cute little bow on it. […]

As a Society, We Can Do Better Than Our Current Approach to New Year’s Eve

I’m all about holidays and parties that pertain to holidays. Halloween? Love it. I’ll drive all over town in search of a red trenchcoat so that I can be Carmen San Diego. Thanksgiving? Give me all of your stuffing and no one gets hurt. Ugly sweater bar crawls? I’ll spend 50 bucks on a Cam […]

Stop Sending Emojis and Communicate: How Texting is Changing Dating, Friendships, and Everything in Between

Think about the last time someone canceled plans on you last minute. You probably don’t have to think back too far to remember an instance. Once my friend was supposed to meet a date for dinner. He waited and waited. She never showed and never bothered to address it with him. Are you kidding me? It […]

Why All Single People Should Be Friends With Someone in A Really Serious Relationship

Somehow our culture has created this Jets versus Sharks vibe between single people and relationship people. It’s a little more subtle than that (and less dancing too, unfortunately), but there’s still a rivalry. If you’re coupled up, you get to sit with the grownups at Thanksgiving. Single? Go help little Jayden and Tinsley cut their […]

If You’re Feeling a Little “Bah, Humbug” This Holiday Season, I’ve Got You Covered…

I hate to admit this, but I haven’t exactly been bursting with holiday cheer lately. I’m not sure whether it’s because I still have my fall wreath on my door and haven’t put out any of my Christmas decorations that I keep forgetting about or what the deal is, but I just can’t seem to get […]