birthdays - page 2

Dec 15, 2009

Do It Yourself Tuesdays: Hanging Picture Frame

My room has always been covered with the pictures I've taken, a visual documentary of my life displayed around my room on a cork board and on the walls. But instead of tacking photos to the wall or searching for the perfect picture frames (which happen to be really pricey), here's a creative, easy, and cheap way to make ahanging frame of your own.

Sep 26, 2009

I Don’t Wanna Be 20!

While most people begin planning their birthday celebrations months in advance and turn the entire birthday month into a party all about them, the thought of my November birthday is making me ill. Instead of spending my back-to-school days partying with my friends at football tailgates and planning my Halloween costume, I'm having near-panic attacks about my impending b-day.

Aug 23, 2009

Overheard: Teeny Whoppers

(Guy crying, late at night, on the curb outside an apartment.) Guy: I don't see why it's so hard! I just love ... dancing! And makeup! (Guy, talking on the phone.) Guy: It was like being in the same room as a snake and a mongoose. Except, instead of a mongoose, she was a woman.

It’s Almost My 21st Birthday, Now What?

It seems like just yesterday that I was anxiously twirling around in pink tights and a princess crown through some...

Feb 7, 2009

Fashionably Techy: Navigating the End of the Year

[Like a magpie, you gravitate towards things that are shiny: cell phones, TVs, anything that allows you to play Rock...

How You Do: Make Your Own Greeting Cards

[I used to think I knew everything…until I found myself stranded in the middle of adulthood with no map and...

Nov 10, 2008

May 17, 2008

What (almost)10 Years of Dating Has Taught Me

My birthday was a few days ago and, as with any birthday, it brought with it a need for self...

Oct 15, 2007

The Facebook Birthday Message: What Does it Mean?

I recently celebrated a birthday. It came and went as all birthdays do. There were some presents given and drinks...

Jul 22, 2007

Facebook and the Death of Etiquette

Facebook has killed etiquette.Remember when you used to get phone calls on your birthday, handwritten invitations to housewarmings, and thank-you...