Picture this: A 35-year-old woman sitting in the last available chair at her local Starbucks with a MacBook on her lap (because you can't swing a dead cat in there without hitting someone working on the 3rd draft of their thesis), reading glasses on her head and a grande, non-fat, vanilla latte with a double … Continue reading Kicking it OLD school
Being a woman in my mid 30's with a pretty extensive social circle, you'd think that I would have been in multiple weddings by now. But the truth is, I've managed to get by unscathed in the dreaded act of being a bridesmaid. Funny enough, the only wedding I have ever been in is my … Continue reading Always a bride, never a bridesmaid.
Adulting (v): to carry out one or more of the duties and responsibilities expected of fully developed individuals (paying off that credit card debt, settling beef without blasting social media, etc). Exclusively used by those who adult less than 50% of the time. -Curtesy of Urban Dictionary If you're a millennial, or even remotely of that era, I can guarantee you've … Continue reading Used to count sheep, now I count aches and pains.
Since my days growing up a (spoiled) only child in an upscale neighbourhood, I have grown quite accustom to the finer things in life. Being the kid on the block with the pool and the private school education really did wonders for my false sense of reality. Now, as an adult in an ever changing … Continue reading Champagne taste, Target budget.
During my tumultuous journey to find a suitable companion to grow old and miserable with, I ended up kissing quite a few toads (serves me right for having always looked for love in the swamp). Having been single for a number of years and having virtually no luck in the love department, I was finally … Continue reading Roses are red. Violets are blue. Crap, I might actually really like you.
I show up for my shift at the restaurant where I work as a part-time server 15 minutes early, not knowing what kind of night I have in store. Is the restaurant going to be fully reserved? Is the kitchen going to be short staffed? Am I going to have to serve an entire minor … Continue reading I definitely forgot to tell the kitchen about your shellfish allergy.
As I pick off the last of my glitter nail polish left over from the holidays, I start to reflect on all of the ups and downs that made up 2018. It was an odd year for me overall- a lot happened, and yet everything still managed to stay exactly the same. I had spent … Continue reading How to eat pizza and not hate yourself in 2019