Adulting: Or Rather, Grow Up Already

This whole being-graduated-from-college thing has turned out to be one big wake up call. This article on the Financial Diet has been an even bigger one - one that was less gradual and way more direct. So, this is my response to it, as a girl who’s been there. Chelsea Fagan writes about this strange … Continue reading Adulting: Or Rather, Grow Up Already

Why Starting a New Job Isn’t a Big Deal Anymore

I got a new job. But it's not a big deal. I’ve had a lot of different jobs over the years. I’ve worked in a craft/party supplies store, in a costume shop, as a painter (of walls, not portraits), in various theaters, as a barista, as a restaurant host, and now in retail. Starting this … Continue reading Why Starting a New Job Isn’t a Big Deal Anymore

For the Graduates: 5 Things You Can Do When Everyone Else is Going Back to School

I want another first day of school. I was always one of those freaks who LOVED the first day of school. During the last weeks of summer, I loved shopping for supplies - most of all picking out pens. I loved handwriting and taking an insane amount of notes. I loved feeling my hand get … Continue reading For the Graduates: 5 Things You Can Do When Everyone Else is Going Back to School

This Is A First

Thinking back to around the time I was graduating from college (it completely blows my mind to think that that was over a year ago), everyone, myself included, was posting about the “lasts.” Last final, last class, last trip to the bars with friends - the list goes on and on. It’s easy to slip … Continue reading This Is A First

7 Things to Do to Keep You Sane and Productive During Your Period of Unemployment

A few days ago, I received word back from another recent job interview. This is a direct copy and paste: "After careful, and difficult, consideration we have decided to pursue other applicants that we feel may be a better fit for this position." Please, tell me something I don't already know. I have received this … Continue reading 7 Things to Do to Keep You Sane and Productive During Your Period of Unemployment