Calling All Bridesmaids

Ladies, your mid 20’s to mid 30’s are 10 straight years of #WeddingSeason! If you haven’t yet been a bachelorette, don’t worry, your time is coming, and there’s a lot you need to know. Being asked to be a bachelorette is an honor, but it’s also a huge responsibility. Your friend loves you enough to […]

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Time To Press Reset

I woke up the other morning and my first thought was, “How many times can I press snooze without being late?” After the umpteenth time, & undoubtably driving my roommate completely insane, I thought, “Do I actually need to get out of bed this morning?” My third thought was really more of an illegible tangle […]

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Go Have An Artgasm

Our twenties are for adventurousness. This is our time to push the boundaries, to question everything and know that we know nothing. These are our explorative years, the times we should be using to create memories that we’ll reflect on 80+ years from now, creasing our smile lines even deeper. Over the past few months, […]

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Take The Leap

The first blog post I ever wrote was for CameraAndCarryOn. Though it revolved mainly around my adventures cliff diving in the Amalfi Coast, that wasn’t really the point… The point was that sometimes you have to stop thinking, and just jump. I’ve given that advice to so many people, and have always tried to embrace […]

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Not far enough

Things you hear while fighting for equality: “We’ve come so far, what more do you want?” “Just stop whining.” “Why is there a women’s march when there’s already equality?” “That racism stuff happened so long ago.” Well, if you ever go to Atlanta—which you so should—you’d be doing yourself a disservice if you don’t pay […]

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Seventeen too Many

Seventeen. Seventeen was the age I was my senior year in high school. Seventeen is the amount of times I would write Mrs. Courtney LastNameOfCrush in my notebook. Seventeen is the name of the magazine I learned makeup tips from. Seventeen is the amount of seconds it took to get up the courage to dance […]

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Love Your Damn Self!

How many times have we heard, “To be loved, you must first learn to love yourself!”? It’s one of the most commonly said things when it comes to relationship and dating advice, and when we broach the topic of the “L word”. It’s one of those things that, at least for me, has become kind […]

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Let’s Change the Dialogue

We hear complaints all the time. If the food at a restaurant comes out cold, the customer will complain and send it back. If an employee makes a mistake, their boss will reprimand them. If our friend or partner says or does something we don’t appreciate, we let them know, and if someone is trailing […]

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I Need Some Me Time

Our generation is sooo connected. If someone doesn’t answer us within 5 minutes of sending them a text, we automatically assume they’re “ghosting” us. I’m sorry, but that’s such bull$#*!. We have read receipts so we know for exactly how long someone is ignoring us, Instagram likes to make sure people are acknowledging everything we […]

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Do Your Job & Do It Well

It is a simple concept: we all have a job to do in this world. We are mothers, lawyers, sanitation engineers, writers, models, telemarketers, and doctors. We are Starbucks baristas and Cheesecake Factory servers. We are managers, travel agents, tech support operators, and marketing specialists. We are students and yoga instructors and starving artists. The […]

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You Either Break Up Or You Get Married

Every single time you enter into a new relationship, accept a date request, or even swipe right and match with someone on Bumble, you will either marry that person, or you two will break up.

It seems like a weird way to look at it, but it’s true. There are obviously varying degrees of this: realizing it won’t work out with Bumble bae is a lot less traumatic than realizing it won’t work out with the person you’ve been living with for the last two years. No mater the circumstances, though, ending things with someone, or having them do the dirty deed, just sucks.

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