If You Strive to Be Tan, Fear Looking Like An Oompa Loompa, I Have a Solution

Being tan is a tricky thing. We all want it, yet we also don't want the wrinkles and skin cancer that it seems to have invited to the party along with it. Yet if you choose the wrong sunless tanning option, you end up looking like you got into a … [Continue reading]

6 Ways to Nail Your Own, Personal Version of Hometown Dates

I'm fairly new to The Bachelor and Bachelorette watching game, and while I think there are a lot of ridiculous things about this franchise, I'm also fine with admitting that I'm totally hooked. This past season we watched as JoJo and Lauren dusted … [Continue reading]

What to Do When Your Phone Feels Permanently Attached to Your Body

Like a lot of people my age, I probably suffer from some degree of social media addiction. We all have different factors that fuel the obsession, but for me it's about making sure I'm capturing moments and staying engaged with my community. If I'm … [Continue reading]

Sometimes You Have to Blow Your Life Up and See What Happens

It's hard for me to believe, but today is Life with Lauren's 5-year anniversary. I feel like I should send the blog an Edible Arrangement or something. It all started with this post about how I was in an "in-between" stage. I was 22 years old and, as … [Continue reading]

Be Okay With Looking Like An Idiot

It's no secret that I hate running. In fact I have a tank top that says "I HATE RUNNING" in large letters just in case you weren't clear on my stance on the matter. I hate that I have to wear three sports bras to do it. I hate that I have no … [Continue reading]