The Single Girl Tries Online Dating (Great Idea, right?)
In August, my cousins and I sat down to make online dating profiles together. We traded laptops and gave each other feedback on our bios and our profile pics, and dutifully paid our fees for the 3-month trial. We started out sending each other profiles and e-mails from guys we thought looked promising either for ourselves or for each other.
While we weren’t sure exactly what we were...
Confessions of a Boy-Crazy Single Girl
Most girls hit the peak of boy-craziness in their teens.
But then again, I’m not most girls. No, nearly ten years after I left high school I’ve found myself in the heaviest crush mode of my life.
I have crushes on movie stars (oh hey, Team Edward
), crushes on casual acquaintances, crushes on the dudes who serve me coffee and the dudes who deliver my lunch via bicycle. I have...
Diary of a Single Girl: My Dating Karma
I don’t need to tell you that what goes around comes around, but that’s exactly what I am going to tell you.
I realized this the other week while I fielded that awkward, uncomfortable phone call where someone on the other line is fumbling through a series of sentences that essentially say this: I know we went on a few dates and it seemed like we liked each other, but I thought about it...
What I Wore for Halloween (Quick, Someone Call TLC)
As grown-ups, we see the meaning of important events change over the years. Christmas becomes less about receiving and more about giving. The end of summer is less about back to school and more about the September Vogue
. Halloween is less about candy and more about dressing up as a sexy version of something decidedly unsexy.
Perhaps a sexy Polar Bear? You’ll look hot even as you tear a...
Wearing Leggings: A 'How To' (and How Not To) Guide
Newsflash from 2007: Did you know that instead of wearing pants with buttons and zippers, you can actually wear LEGGINGS? It’s true.
Jump forward to 2010: now that leggings are sold everywhere, it’s as if we’re living in a lawless, leggings-based society. Just because you can wear your favorite fifth grade staple as a full-on grown-up doesn’t mean you don’t need to put some effort...