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Books Like Fifty Shades Of Grey We Like And Suggest You Read Too

June 28, 2012

Romance. Erotica. Smut. Call it what you want, but the literary genre has blown up in the past few months on the heels of the [amazon_link id="B007SGM084" target="_blank" container="" container_class="" ]Fifty Shades of Grey[/amazon_link] trilogy popularity. Quality aside, the books are a phenomenon, opening the doors to the erotica for many women whom were not fully […]

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Looking For A Job After College

June 19, 2012

You’re not alone if you’re looking for a job after college. As a recent graduate, I have a leg up, since I already work as a Human Resources Assistant. I know what flies and what doesn’t with job seekers. I’ve seen it all come through these doors, but mainly, I’ve seen college graduate after college graduate show […]

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Father’s Day Gift Guide 2012

June 6, 2012

It’s Father’s Day, time to celebrate your dad (or husband) (or baby daddy) (or grandpappy) as the great man of honor he is. What better way to let him know just how much you appreciate his Little Swimmers than by gifting him with something he’ll love. From matching t-shirts to very manly bouncy seats to […]

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What Your College Graduate Really Needs

May 17, 2012

As the graduation announcements have been filling up my mailbox I’ve been spending a lot of time thinking about the summer I left college and moved to Chicago all by myself. I rented a tiny studio apartment, and with a map and a lot of internal pep talks, I learned to conquer the city and […]

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30 Things Every Woman Should Have and Should Know By the Time She’s 30

May 14, 2012

In 1997, Pamela Redmond Satran wrote an article for Glamour magazine titled “30 Things Every Woman Should Have and Should Know by theTime She’s 30.” The article has since become a popular email forward, and still makes the rounds today, 15 years after publication. Given how much has changed since 1997 (including the fact that […]

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Why I Stopped Buying Coach

May 11, 2012

I don’t watch the news, listen to the radio, or watch much TV.  I suck at pop culture, and I’m even suckier at current events the news, because, well, it’s depressing. Perhaps ignorance is bliss? This drives my husband crazy.  He listens to NPR nonstop, reads news articles throughout the day, and lectures me that […]

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House a Mess? 3 Simple Tips for Cleaning Up Your Act

May 8, 2012

If you’re like me, you notice every spec of dirt in your house the second a guest walks in the door.  Nevermind that when I go to other people’s houses I’m not inspecting the baseboards for dust, when I see it in my house, I immediately feel like a failure. To me, a clean house is a sign of a […]

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After the Vows, Trashing the Dress!

May 4, 2012

It is an age old question: what do you do with your wedding dress after the wedding? The combination of the price of the dress, the inability to wear it again and the sentimental value makes every bride wonder how to store or reuse this special frock. After all this was the dress, picked out […]

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Would You Give Your Employer Your Facebook Password?

April 30, 2012

I’m not going to lie. I look up everyone I hire on Facebook before I hire them.  Sometimes they have private profiles.  Sometimes I can’t find them because 500 people share their name.  And sometimes I can see it all. I’m mainly looking for two things. Is this person always drunk or high? Is this […]

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7 Eggs-ellent Ideas To Celebrate With Your Kids And Easy Easter Crafts

April 6, 2012

There are just a few days left before the Easter Bunny makes his rounds, so we’ve pulled together seven creative, crafty ways to celebrate with eggs. Depending on the ages of your kiddos, they can be hands-on helpers or simply appreciate the finished product with these easy Easter crafts ideas. Get creative with what you’ve […]

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