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putting the fun in dysfunctional – day 4, 5, 6


Day Four The site of my hot date for V-day It’s Valentine’s Day Eve, and I am single, and 34, and nary a glass of wine in sight, just a wee bag of M&Ms. Didn't even go out - just... Continue Reading →

Tried a Little Tinderness . . .


"YAAAAAY MY FAVORITE DAY EVER - February 14th!!! I wish this day was 36 hours long!!!!" said no single girl in the history of American Valentine's Day. Which I looked up. This day was started a while ago. It sucked... Continue Reading →

exes and ohs


I miss him at the oddest times. A video I know would have made him laugh, hearing Journey on karaoke night, a particularly witty pun I know he would have enjoyed. I wonder if there are still bits of me embedded in his daily life,... Continue Reading →

about being single on valentines day.


Normally in the States, I'm so jacked up on conversation hearts that I can be pretty numb to the pain of being single on Valentines Day. And every day. All day. Because it is. It's okay to love being single to celebrate the heck out of it, and to also acknowledge that it can be really, really hard.

GuideForGuys: How to Set Up an Online Dating Profile


Confession time: I recently set up an account on Match.com - more for an ego boost than an actual desire to start dating before I bounce to Brazil for two years. I've played around with Tinder, OkCupid, and eHarmony before (btw,... Continue Reading →

Time Capsule of the Year


Last year for my bday, I thought it would be a cool new thing to try and encapsulate the 28th year of my life, since life changes faster than I can blog. I created a format to look back specifically at... Continue Reading →


Perhaps because I have young parents, I always assumed I would be married, have a career and a few wee ones to worry about before I turned 30. We'd live in a cute house decorated with mason jars and DIY projects. There... Continue Reading →

Weekend Update with Rachel


Valentines Day I spent as any self-respecting single woman does - drinking wine and making out with a loaf of bread and cheese. I bought myself a balloon, but it broke, which seemed a little mean. And I texted my... Continue Reading →

I am Disco Chicken


A general rule in life is: never, ever, never never ever read the comments. Of course, that is exactly what I do. And this last piece, less of a story and more like stream of consciousness regarding a breakup, garnered... Continue Reading →

b r e a k i n g me


i came out here to north carolina from california be with him a few months ago. i thought we would be getting married this summer, after a year and a half of blissful dating. not because i am a silly... Continue Reading →

Chick Flick Reviews: “Pride and Prejudice”


I freak out over all things Jane Austen. My first trip to Europe, we did a tour to Stonehenge (where I had the trippiest trip of my life because like, history, yo) AND went to Bath, the place where all... Continue Reading →

Questions You Ask Before an Interview


My google history always reveals the embarrassing and the embarrassing. In the days leading up to my first job interview in five years, the queries were getting a wee bit ridiculous. Hair up or down for an interview? Whats the... Continue Reading →

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