When I Go on a Really Bad Date, I Honestly Just Feel Bad for My Mom

My poor mother. The lady wants to plan a wedding and have some grandkiddos. I'm an only child and so she has to depend on me to make this happen. Unfortunately, I'm in the "kissing a lot of frogs" stage of the game, thus making these two … [Continue reading]

Maybe It's Time to Abandon the "He's Just Not That Into You" Mindset

I spent the last few days recovering from getting my wisdom teeth yanked (yuck), which left me with plenty of time to sleep, eat ice cream and soup, and think. While I wasn't usually conscious for more than an hour at a time, I did spend some time … [Continue reading]

On Sushi, Wine, and Major Life Changes

*Sidenote: Life with Lauren is about to get a little facelift. It's been a few years, and it's much needed! I'll still be posting regularly, and it'll come back looking fresh to death* I'm scared of a lot of things. These things … [Continue reading]

Can't Sleep? You Need a FitBit. Seriously.

I requested a FitBit for my birthday, mostly because I work from home and was concerned that I'm sitting in front of a computer for too long every day. I knew the FitBit would help track my steps and give me a better sense about just how active (or … [Continue reading]

The Dating Rules You Have to Ignore (Seriously, They're Stupid)

There are all kinds of unspoken rules when you're dating, and personally, I think (for the most part) they're dumb and outdated. Let's get rid of them. Some of the rules you hear about a lot include: If you're the lady, you let the guy text you … [Continue reading]