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10 Christmas gifts that won’t clutter closets

10 Christmas gifts that won’t clutter closets

Christmas is just around the corner, and I’m sure you’ve already been asked to provide your list to at least one uber-prepared family member. Or maybe you have some particularly difficult people to shop for and are trying to stay ahead of the game. Either way, you are thinking about gifts. When you were a … Continue reading

How to survive layoffs

How to survive layoffs

It’s that time of year! Layoff season. Companies are reevaluating their budgets and cutting down on costs. If you’ve ever experienced layoffs at your office, you know how tense these times can be. If not, let me break it down for you. Working at a company going through layoffs is similar to being a tribute … Continue reading

The ups and downs of life as a transplant

The ups and downs of life as a transplant

If someone asked “Where are you from?” would you say you’re a local or talk about another land you came from, far, far away? It seems like Millennials find themselves on opposite ends of the spectrum when it comes to answering this question. While many had to move back home after college, many also moved … Continue reading

Back to blogging

Back to blogging

Hello everyone! You may not have noticed, but I was on a two-month hiatus.  I wish I could tell you that I was vamping up my blog or guest-posting like crazy, but the truth is that I’ve just been a bad blogger. Similar to the government, I just felt the need to shut down for … Continue reading

The 5 Facebook friends every 20-something has

The 5 Facebook friends every 20-something has

Remember when you would scroll through your Facebook newsfeed to find drunken photos from theme parties and statuses complaining about finals? Well those days are gone, 20-something friends. Your party-loving, class-taking friends have left. Who has replaced them? A group of people whose status updates are as diverse as they are annoying. Yes, your Facebook … Continue reading

My one-year bloggerversary

My one-year bloggerversary

Out of curiosity, I clicked on my very first blog post to see when it was written only to find that I penned that intro post exactly one year ago today. So of course I need to write a bloggerversary post! I actually remember feeling down about myself and my inability to find full-time work … Continue reading

Thoughts on turning 25

Thoughts on turning 25

I’m feeling a little weirded out by all of the birthday blog posts I’ve been seeing lately. Not because birthdays weird me out (well, they kind of do), but because my birthday was last week. What are the chances that a majority of bloggers I follow have late May birthdays? I hadn’t planned on writing … Continue reading