Run the World

Run the World

On the wake of Taylor Swift's badass Bad Blood music video world premiere, I can't help but reflect on the friendships I've had with girls over my lifetime (and also how in the world all those ladies in the music video were so insanely fierce - like really, squad goals). I mean, I haven't always [...]

A New Year, A New Romance

A New Year, A New Romance

I was walking through Target a few days ago, trying to be super responsible and not get distracted from my Only-Things-I-Absolutely-NEED list (how is it you can’t walk out of Target spending less than $100?), when I turned the corner and stopped dead in my tracks. I had stumbled upon it: the “holiday” section of [...]

Advice on Post-Breakup Advice: How to cheer up a friend after a breakup, from someone who’s recently broken up.

Advice on Post-Breakup Advice: How to cheer up a friend after a breakup, from someone who’s recently broken up.

The day after my breakup, a friend of mine who became single 2 weeks before me (something is in the air, I swear) gave me the best advice I’ve ever heard after a breakup. She said “Everyone has advice, everyone says what they think is best, and while their intentions are good there's absolutely nothing [...]

More Than Words

More Than Words

When I was a little girl, I used to be entirely too shy. I wasn’t really interested in talking to kids at school (and could absolutely not talk to boys without turning a shade of crimson). The kids were fine and all, but I had these books. All kinds. Hundreds of them. I devoured books [...]