Happy St. Patrick's Day, my adult-ish friends! Remember when you were in elementary school and got gold stars for just about anything? You answered a question correctly? GOLD STAR! You drew a tree that looks more like a mushroom cloud? GOLD STAR! I think adulthood needs more gold stars, so I’m starting this new tradition. You made it out of bed today? GOLD STAR!
Even if you’re not getting married, going to be in a wedding, or even attending a wedding, you know that bridesmaid dresses are the one thing everyone loves to hate. I read somewhere that over sixty percent of arguments bridesmaids have with brides are about the dresses. From the camo, the zebra, and the pink puff sleeves, I’m here to take you on a journey through the worst of the worst bridesmaid dresses.
Wanna know the fastest way to drain a bank account? Start planning a wedding. I could build an entire, house, feed myself for a couple of years, or build a school in a third world county for less than the average wedding cost. Keep your money in the bank and DIY the hell out of this thing to have your cake and eat it, too.
Part of the joys of being a single twenty-something is that I get to be in a ton of weddings, like six in the past year. Being a bridesmaid is like being handed a part-time job you didn’t really apply for. But still, it’s fun and the booze is free, so whatevs. The role of maid of honor is a totally different story.
To go or not to go, that is always the question. On New Year’s Eve, I get a bad case of FOMO. And hosting your own New Year’s Eve party can be the best night of the year... or a complete disaster. I beg you to consider these five critical New Year’s Eve party tips before deciding to host one, attend one, or Skype into one a little tipsy.
Sometimes we forget to do important things, like get our cars checked before they actually die in the middle of the road. What’s one more little engine light? Preparing for winter doesn’t seem to be too hard, right? To avoid putting up storm windows in a blizzard or having a burst pipe in your basement, I’ve created the ultimate winter checklist to keep your head above snow this winter.