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Jun 7, 2009Lifestyle
I Just Don’t Want A Baby

I Just Don’t Want A Baby

Earlier this morning, I watched a two-year-old (with an English accent!) walking around and laughing, and he was hilariously cute. I smiled. I said things like, "Aww...he's so smart!" And I truly meant the things I said. I truly thought he was adorable. But seeing a kid and thinking that kid is adorable doesn't make me want one.

Jun 7, 2009Lifestyle
Intro to Cooking: Organic Salsa

Intro to Cooking: Organic Salsa

I was buying salsa in the jar for the longest time. In fact, I was buying it (at around $3 or $4 a jar) until this past week. That is when I decided to start making my own. I mean, it is cheaper, healthier and I can make it as hot (or not) as I want!

Mar 28, 2009Love
5 Common Myths About Sex

5 Common Myths About Sex

There are a plethora of factors separating teenagers from adults. You know you're an adult when you start practicing various combinations of adult-like things...

Mar 25, 2009Lifestyle
The Unreasonable Cost of Birth Control on Campus

The Unreasonable Cost of Birth Control on Campus

When someone wrote into College Candy asking us to investigate the raising prices of birth control on and near college campuses across America, I was moderately shocked. My freshman year, not to intentionally date myself--rather to make a point, was 2002.

Mar 23, 2009Lifestyle
Top 3 Alternative Menstrual Products You Should Know

Top 3 Alternative Menstrual Products You Should Know

Some gals just don't want to jump on board the tampon boat or the pad barge when it comes down to periods. Is that such a crime?

Mar 22, 2009Love
5 Guy Tendencies You’re Just Gonna Have To Deal With

5 Guy Tendencies You’re Just Gonna Have To Deal With

Men love to argue that women want to 'change' them. Ok. But that is irrelevant. You can't teach an old dog new tricks. And even if you could, would you want to be dating that dog?

Mar 19, 2009Lifestyle
The Worst Female Role Models: The Start of a Long List

The Worst Female Role Models: The Start of a Long List

Not that I have a real say in the matter, but I'm not a fan of females who take advantage of their positions of power, influence, and/or fame. Too many young girls are watching.

Jan 26, 2009Lifestyle
Labor of Love: Best Chicken Soup Ever

Labor of Love: Best Chicken Soup Ever

It’s that time of year again: cold season. Ew. I’ve been noticing more people sneezing, which is why sanitizer is...

Jan 17, 2009Lifestyle
I’m Headed to the Inauguration!

I’m Headed to the Inauguration!

Knowing just what to expect out of possibly the most important weekend of my life thus far (at least politically...

Jan 14, 2009Lifestyle
Ann Coulter is The Anti-Feminist

Ann Coulter is The Anti-Feminist

Typically, a strong woman with intellect and the ability to articulate that which is on her mind is a positive...

Dec 20, 2008Lifestyle
You Gotta Check It Out: Etsy.com

You Gotta Check It Out: Etsy.com

A while back, a friend called me and broke some news to me that has changed my life completely. Cassie:...

Dec 7, 2008Lifestyle
DIY Xmas Gifts: Reformed Bracelets

DIY Xmas Gifts: Reformed Bracelets

So the economy blows. Which is pretty perfect timing considering that one time of the year we’re expected to come...

Oct 22, 2008Lifestyle
Scary Movies That Fail to Scare

Scary Movies That Fail to Scare

If you’re a fan of scary movies, you may be hard pressed to choose your favorite. But oh. my. lord;...

Oct 15, 2008Body
Put Down the Can of Chili and Try This Instead

Put Down the Can of Chili and Try This Instead

All right so it might not be cold yet, but that doesn’t mean a bowl of something hot wouldn’t hit...

Oct 14, 2008Lifestyle
Dirt for Dessert. Mmmmm.

Dirt for Dessert. Mmmmm.

Somewhere along the way, someone always manages to find a way to make something that seems disgusting into an incredibly...

Oct 9, 2008Lifestyle
Is There A Chill in the Air or Are You Just Terrified to See Me?

Is There A Chill in the Air or Are You Just Terrified to See Me?

I am a horror movie buff. I love them. It’s stupid, because sometimes I see one that actually freaks me...

Oct 8, 2008Lifestyle
Photographing Your Food = Weight Loss?

Photographing Your Food = Weight Loss?

This is probably going to sound crazy to a lot of you, but I promise, the underlying principle of what...

Sep 30, 2008Body
A Healthy Twist on Dessert: Organic Chocolate Macadamia Bars

A Healthy Twist on Dessert: Organic Chocolate Macadamia Bars

People seem to always associate sweets with being unhealthy. Of course sweets aren’t GOOD for you, per se, but they...

Sep 29, 2008Body
Candy Apples: Another Sign that Halloween Is Coming!

Candy Apples: Another Sign that Halloween Is Coming!

Signs that Halloween is just around the corner: the local seasonal costume shop’s sign goes up, Starbucks brings back it’s...

Sep 23, 2008Lifestyle
Why Are Girls So Mean To Each Other?

Why Are Girls So Mean To Each Other?

Girls are constantly judging other girls. Girls are terrible to each other. Girls are each other’s own worst enemies. But…WHY?...

Sep 23, 2008Lifestyle
College Then and Now: What I’ve Learned Since Freshman Year

College Then and Now: What I’ve Learned Since Freshman Year

I am twenty-two years old. In November, I am turning twenty-three. I graduated high school almost five years ago. By...

Sep 19, 2008Lifestyle
They Say Your Twenties Are The Hardest…

They Say Your Twenties Are The Hardest…

Remember when we were in high school and our teachers and parents told us that we’d better get ready for...

Sep 18, 2008Body
Apple Pie with Rum: Really, Need I say More?

Apple Pie with Rum: Really, Need I say More?

I have always had this intense passion for baking. I’m not sure how much of it was the romantic sense...

Sep 12, 2008Lifestyle
5 College Life-Savers

5 College Life-Savers

Now that you're in college, people are no doubt bombarding you with their own lists of things you just HAVE to have to survive in the Narnia they call dorm-land. Some people are right on the mark with their suggestions, while grandma is entirely mistaken with her devotion to the fly swatter. Take whatever tips you want, but here are some items that definitely did save my life in college.

Sep 6, 2008Lifestyle
Easy Tips for Going Green at School

Easy Tips for Going Green at School

Getting ready to throw yourself back into that world of dorming? And do you care about the environment? Well, good...

Sep 4, 2008Entertainment
5 Groups I Wish Had Existed While I Was In College

5 Groups I Wish Had Existed While I Was In College

Colleges are breeding grounds for a whole lot of things. One of the things that college fosters a love for...

Aug 26, 2008Lifestyle
5 Tips for True Happiness!

5 Tips for True Happiness!

Recently, a friend told me that I’m one of the only people in his life with a positive attitude. At...

Aug 23, 2008Lifestyle
5 Ways to Save Money NOW

5 Ways to Save Money NOW

I’ve simply never been the best with saving money. While I do always pay my bills on time and never...

Aug 21, 2008Body
A Healthy Diet Can Include French Fries

A Healthy Diet Can Include French Fries

I get asked about my diet a whole lot. As my peers are getting older every year (because I am…and...

Aug 17, 2008Lifestyle
Supergrass: How a Band REALLY Wins Fans

Supergrass: How a Band REALLY Wins Fans

I remember being in middle school when I first heard about Supergrass. I always wondered if their name wasn’t just...

Aug 11, 2008Lifestyle
Where Are the Ani Difrancos Today?

Where Are the Ani Difrancos Today?

When I was a teenager, I was angry. Of course I was angry! What teenager isn’t? When guys were jerks...

Aug 4, 2008Lifestyle
My Cell Phone Saved My Life

My Cell Phone Saved My Life

Women hear about bad things that happen to other women all of the time. But I, like many others, forget...

Jul 28, 2008Lifestyle
Caving: It’s a Dirty, Dangerous Sport. And it’s awesome

Caving: It’s a Dirty, Dangerous Sport. And it’s awesome

To a lot of people, the thought of crawling in the pitch black hundreds of feet below the earth doesn’t...

Jul 25, 2008Lifestyle
Working Out…OUTside

Working Out…OUTside

I just froze my gym account. Why? Well, because it’s warm outside and I don’t need it. Why should I...

Jul 25, 2008Lifestyle
Birds of the Feather Flock Together

Birds of the Feather Flock Together

“Birds of the feather flock together” is a phrase my mother has repeated to me since I was a child....

Jul 22, 2008Lifestyle
The Unbearable Lightness Of Being:  A Heavy, Must-Read

The Unbearable Lightness Of Being: A Heavy, Must-Read

Even though I’m a writer, and an avid fan of art, in general, I’ll admit that I have always been...