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Feb 10, 2010

How to Celebrate Chinese New Years

Chinese New Year's is probably my favorite holiday of the year. Growing up, it meant a big feast with my extended family and receiving lei-see (lucky red envelopes filled with money) from my aunt and uncle. Food and money - this holiday doesn't get much better!

Jun 23, 2009

We’ve All Been There: The Parental Visit

It’s Parent Weekend, or your birthday, or just a Thursday night and you’re craving a free meal a la parentals. Either way, your parents are coming to campus and that means one thing and one thing only: it’s time to clean.

Apr 27, 2009

Pack it Up, We’re Movin’ Out!

College pet peeve #582. We are required to move out of the dorms 24 hours after our last final. Theoretically, you should be spending your last week or two studying. Not packing.

We’ve All Been There: Procrastinating

Your 10 page paper on the complete works of Shakespeare is due in less than a week. You vowed to spend all of Sunday at the library working on it, but an impromptu beer pong tournament broke out at your house on Saturday night and you were so busy eating Oreo Cakesters and chugging Vitaminwater that the entire day passed you by.

How You Do: Removing Grease Stains from Clothing

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

Nov 17, 2008

Wednesday Night Encounters: A Date with Craigslist

We’ve talked about Craigslist countless times before. It’s glorious and hilarious and you can buy chairs or sell your cat....

Jul 30, 2008

Jun 29, 2008

Single Woman Seeks Motivation to Clean

There are a lot of traditional expectations of women to which I don’t match up with smoothly. For the most...

Jun 17, 2008

My Organizing Odyssey: Office and Bedroom

Last time, I went room by room and identified what needed to be done to organize and make most efficient...

May 25, 2008

My Organizing Odyssey: Part Three–Planning

Last time, I looked up some great websites for ideas on how to help me de-clutter and reorganize my fairly...

May 11, 2008

My Organization Odyssey: Part Two — Research

I’ve decided that to keep my budget under $100, I’m going to use internet resources and not buy all the...

May 4, 2008

My Organization Odyssey: Part One–Goals

Finals were rough this year. Not that they are ever especially fun, but for some reason I had an inordinately...