Archives for June 2016

What Bachelorette JoJo Can Teach Us About Owning a First Date

I’m a huge fan of JoJo, this season’s Bachelorette. 1.) I think she’s adorable 2.) I’m jealous of her hair but (most importantly) 3.) I think she’d be really fun to hang out with. She seems to be authentic and unafraid to be herself. Beyond these points, I also think JoJo is quite excellent at […]

What I’ve Learned Almost 3 Years After Starting a New Life in an Entirely New City

Yesterday I signed the paperwork to renew my lease for my third year in Charlotte. It’s hard to believe. In so many ways I feel like Charlotte has always been home, but I also have such a clear memory of sitting at Wegmans (shout out to fellow Wegmans junkies!) with my mom crying and worrying about […]

Sometimes Adulting Means Crying in a Car Dealership

I turned 28 last month, and if I’ve learned one thing as I get closer and closer to 30 it’s this: adulting is a spectrum. It’s an ever-changing ebb and flow. Some days you’re like, “I’m so put together and professional. I’m the epitome of a grown up. Everyone could learn from me.” Other days […]

Whether You’re Buying a Wedding Dress or a “Tacos & Tequila” Tank, You’re Right

This past weekend I was hungover and standing in my kitchen wearing a tank top that read TACOS & TEQUILA as I prepared to head out to the pool. I was digging around in my freezer for some popsicles when my best friend from college Snapchatted me. Roughly 600 miles away she was wedding dress shopping […]