The Pretzel-Hummus Ratio in Sabra Travel Packs is Never Right: My Airport Realizations

I travel a lot for work, so much so in fact that my friends call me Lauren San Diego. While a tad draining, spending a lot of time in airports has also allowed me to learn some fascinating things about travel, airports, and people as a whole. These … [Continue reading]

If You’re in a Book Club (Or Want to Be) This is Your New BFF

I take great pride in my Book Club. I've organized it for over two years, and though we're mostly a wine drinking club with a reading problem, I look forward to the discussions we have each month. If I may brag, I think our crew toes the line between … [Continue reading]

Steeplechases, Asheville, and My First Port-a-Potty Experience: Why You Should Say Yes to New Things

Unconsciously, 2016 has become my year of saying yes to unfamiliar stuff and I'm loving it. My natural tendency is to keep things in my little bubble. I like to be safe and comfortable. This means you can usually find me in the same few neighborhoods … [Continue reading]

How to Tell If Your Side Project is Worth the Effort

Exactly 22 weeks ago, one of my best friends on this planet and I sat down to record a podcast. We decided to call it The Margarita Confessionals, because we were covering the topics we always talked about over margaritas: dating, relationships, guys … [Continue reading]

Why Dating Shouldn’t Be Like Amazon Prime

I've got it bad for Amazon Prime. I think it's magical that I can order a fascinator for a steeplechase event I'm going to this weekend (so fun, right!?) and it'll be on my doorstep in two days. A fascinator! How random! And yet there it is, waiting … [Continue reading]