A Tale as Old as Time

A Tale as Old as Time

I've been trying to write something for a week or two now, but haven't been able to find the most graceful way to say it. I’ve written draft after draft of the same story, hoping that my bitterness and anger would eventually fade out of the narrative and leave something witty, poignant, and sharp. After [...]

Just Believe Me

Just Believe Me

My ex-boyfriend and I had been dating a year when his parents decided to come down to California to spend a week on the beach. I spent a lot of time at their beach house, getting to know the family I would soon be a part of (sooner than I knew at the time - [...]

The Thing

The Thing

I did The Thing. You know, the one thing you are not supposed to do after you break up with someone. Okay, let me start off with this disclaimer: I know it’s been almost a year (HOLY COW) since my infamous break up, and I swear I’m not harping. I’ve actually kept pretty quiet about [...]

IT’S PROM (Hair Tutorial)

IT’S PROM (Hair Tutorial)

Mid-May brings some of the best things of the year. As the "winter" in Southern California turns to summer (we just skip spring all together), no matter where you are, you can feel the energy of teens and young adults getting excited for graduation and summer break. But before they step on that stage and accept their [...]

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 [...]