As of two weeks ago, the weather has crept up past 90º and the humidity makes me feel like I need gills to breathe, which has brought up the perennial question of summer survival: WHAT DO I WEAR? After years of hating warm weather style, I think I’ve finally cracked the code. Here’s the four-piece, foolproof outfit recipe that I use every single day during the summer.Read More
I hold all my purchases to an absurdly high standard, so when I feel confident recommending something, I'll shout it from the mountaintops. That's especially true when it comes to gadgets that have made my life significantly easier, safer, or more enjoyable. In that spirit, here are three of my most recent technology obsessions.Read More
I recently unsubscribed from The Skimm. The decision was a long time coming. I signed up for the women-geared daily newsletter when I was a sophomore in college, feeling like the epitome of sophistication for having demonstrated any interest in the news at all.
Over the past few weeks, there's a topic that seems to be coming up in every little pocket of the internet that I explore. It's something that feels so distant from my everyday (did you know women couldn't even get a credit card without their husband's permission until 1974?) and yet also very close (like all the accounts of sexual harassment that have come out of the tech industry in which I work). Here are a few of the ways that those ideas have been making me think, cry, and laugh lately:Read More
My Personal Finance 101 journey began freshman year of college when my dad gave me a box set of Dave Ramsey's "Financial Peace University" CDs to listen to on my seven-hour drive to school. He told me if I listened to one CD every hour, I could buy myself lunch using the For Emergencies Only Credit Card he'd reluctantly given me.Read More