The Roaring Twenties: How we’re all royally screwing it up

I recently read a book by May Jay, Ph.D. entitled, “The Defining Decade: Why your twenties matter – and how to make the most of them now.” In it she discusses how a vast majority of twentysomethings are wasting away their twenties because they think that the “thirty-is-the-new-twenty” culture tells us these years don’t matter…

January Reads

When did reading stop becoming something we did every summer? I used to look forward to my summer reading list like a giddy school girl, then again I was also the girl who look forward to the first day of school each year because of all the new school supplies… so maybe I was just…

About Accepting Loss

This is my third time writing this post. Each time I’ve sat down to write it I end up sobbing and I can’t fathom completing the task at hand. Death is funny that way. Each time you talk about it, it’s like losing them all over again. Well, on October 12 my family dog died….

That Can Wait: What to Purchase NOW!

If you’re anything like me you want to purchase EVERYTHING before you move into your first apartment – in fact, I am typing this after spending an entire paycheck at IKEA (I still don’t move until the 3rd of July). Buying new things and styling your first apartment is really exciting! You get to pick…

Pack This! 5 Tips for Local Moving

Moving is exciting and a great way to revamp your life, but it is also extremely stressful and the worst. Having moved every year of my life from 2009-2013 and now again in 2015 to my first “big girl apartment” – I thought I would share with you a few moving tips if you’re moving…

Movers and Shakers: 5 Things to do in Shaker Heights

Shaker Heights is a very diverse suburb of Cleveland, established in 1911, and my soon-to-be new neighborhood! I am so excited to explore and eat my way through this very fun and exciting town. Technically, I live in the Buckeye Shaker neighborhood because I live in Shaker Square, which is part of the City of…

#ThankfulThursday: A Piece of Plastic

On March 6, I was delivered a lovely pink plastic bracelet (I mean, I purchased it – it didn’t just show up out of the blue – side note, if you find yourself wanting to send me lovely gifts, shoot me an email for my address 🙂 ). Inside this piece of plastic was a…

23 Things I learned This Year

Today, I turned 23. This isn’t momentous by any means, I mean this is barely any time lived on this earth, but it’s all the time in the world to me. So, I wanted to do a post about the 23 things I learned during this past year on this beautiful planet: 1. I learned…

Summer Solstice

Summer storms roll in like trains, suddenly and in the blink-of-an-eye. These summer storms are my favorite part of this very, very hot season; the storms bring with them a nice cool breeze and beautiful rain. Rain has always amazed me. I’m pretty partial to things that force you to sit inside and curl up…

Meg Meets her Weakness

I cannot lie to save my life. If someone pointed a gun at my head and told me to tell some very simple lie or get shot (I know that this is improbable, but you NEVER KNOW), I would tell the lie but you would be able to tell I was lying because I turn…