What I Learned By Almost Being Mauled in the Kate Spade Outlet

This past weekend, my friends and I decided to take advantage of the Labor Day sales and hit the outlet mall. Everything at Kate Spade was 70 percent off, which is basically my idea of heaven. We arrived at the store and had to wait in line in order to be granted permission to enter, as apparently […]

Why Being Nervous is My New Favorite Thing

When I moved to Charlotte, one of my goals was to become braver and bolder. In Syracuse, I was scared of everything. I was scared to go to networking events alone, scared to try a new exercise class by myself, even scared to go to the nail salon alone because I thought I would look […]

You Can Officially Call Your New City Home When….

Getting settled in a new city is a long process. For example, I’ve lived in Charlotte for more than a year and JUST got my North Carolina driver’s license. Still rocking those New York plates too. Whoopsy doopsy. Another example: though I think I know my way around the city pretty well, occasionally I’ll meet […]

Why You Absolutely Should Live Alone at Least Once In Your Life

It is my firm belief that everyone should live alone at least once in their life. When you live alone, a few things happen: You’re forced to deal with stuff on your own: This may include bug invasions, fighting with the cable company, things that break in your apartment, and/or loud neighbors. For me right now, it’s […]

The 7 Best Things About Being an Adult

In many instances, getting older is for the birds. For example: you drink two glasses of wine and have a hangover until 5 p.m. the next day. Paying bills is also a thing when you’re an adult, and a fairly tiresome one at that. But in some cases, getting old has serious perks. These include: You […]