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The Adventures of a Recessionista
July 25, 2009 – 5:08 pm | Comments

While I do not want to become the lady who, upon setting the dinner table, informs her guests that she bought the chicken for four dollars a pound on sale at the market, I think there is a happy medium. I am hoping/praying/intentioning that I will be in this financial predicament long enough to learn the required lesson, and then will incorporate my newfound frugality into my financially blissful lifestyle.

Why, oh why, can’t I leave L.A.?
July 23, 2009 – 4:45 am | Comments

I still don’t believe in forever. I still have zero desire to ever be married to anyone unless I’m allowed to clone myself, legalize gay marriage, and exchange vows with myself at the alter. But I cherish these days, for however long, for whatever reason that this continues to make sense. And I pity the women I hear in passing when they write off men for their surface flaws. I wouldn’t even want to imagine my life right now if I had chosen to bypass getting to know the guy I now love. I’m so glad I allowed myself, this once, to break my rules. I’d encourage other women to do the same—just once…

Promotion Commotion
July 21, 2009 – 4:56 am | Comments

Everyone is always all up in arms about getting promoted like it’s the best thing in the world and if you don’t get promoted than you have failed at life. Personally, I think promotions are a big trick.

$100 Giveaway
July 7, 2009 – 9:40 am | Comments

Take our Surveys (they are so short – so quick – so breezy!) and win a chance at $100!!

Happy Independence Day!
July 5, 2009 – 9:44 pm | Comments

I left a decent profession, left my perfectly wonderful boyfriend, and left my known state of being; just to figure out who I really am. I think in the end, it will all have been worth it, but one thing is for sure; ‘Independence Day’ had a whole new meaning for me this year.

From High School to Haloed
July 3, 2009 – 6:50 pm | Comments

After getting a Master’s degree in Writing, I found myself in the same dilemma as many others who have come before me: broke, avoiding Sallie Mae phone calls, and wondering how I’d ever get a job where someone would actually pay me.

Babies! Babies! And More Babies!
July 2, 2009 – 1:25 pm | Comments

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Harajuku Lovers
July 1, 2009 – 1:24 pm | Comments

There is a science to Japanese dressing; a careful composure to create an outfit that is cool and unique, but also conforms to the society’s style expectations. Maybe it stems from the honor code of the Samurai or the delicate layers of the Geisha kimono; but Japanese style seems to be in the genes.