Ah, family get-togethers. Mom’s potato salad. Dad’s swearing at the TV over whichever game happens to be on. Grandma’s famous knitted blue sweater with the flower patches. And, my personal favorite, the intruding questions about your life. How fun. I’m qualified to talk about this I come from a middle-class family. I grew up in a small town in Missouri and lived in a brick house with a big … [Read more...] about How to Politely Shut Down Intruding Questions About Your Life
Hello, everyone, and welcome to today’s episode of How to Adult. Today we will be discussing how often you should go to the doctor. And yes, this means that you will indeed have to make your own doctor’s appointments. It’s time to take those reigns (gently) from your mom. Now before we begin let me be perfectly clear: I am not a doctor or a nurse. You know your body better than anyone else so … [Read more...] about How Often Should You Go to the Doctor?
Choosing to live with your partner before marriage has always been a rather taboo topic. Say it out loud at a family function and I promise you’ll be able to hear a pin drop two seconds later. And of course, there’s always that one lovely individual who has to say, “People who live together before marriage actually have a higher rate of divorce!” (Not true, according to Glamour.) But this … [Read more...] about Why You Should Live With Your Partner Before Marriage
I received free products from Juice Beauty in exchange for writing a review on the blog. The opinions in this post are 100% my own. Hi. Um, I’m not sure if you’ve noticed but the holidays are upon us. Am I the only one who is totally caught off guard by that fact?! Not only have the seasons been all out of whack (I don’t think we’ve even dropped below freezing yet here in southern Texas) but … [Read more...] about 4 Ways to Take Care of You This Winter
This post was sponsored by Nature Made® as a part of an Ambassador Program for Influence Central. I have been writing for Miss Millennia Magazine for about four months now. And there’s something I’ve been keeping from all of you. I am a massive beauty junkie. Like, seriously. I own 300+ shades of eye shadow. 7+ foundations. Enough mascaras and lip products that I can’t even count. And … [Read more...] about How to Maintain a Beauty Regime in the Winter Months
This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of J.M Smucker. All opinions are 100% mine. I, like most people, am a self-proclaimed proud pet parent to my beloved fur baby, Dashell Robert (aka Dash). My fiancé and I adopted Dash from an animal shelter four years ago and he’s had us eating out of his paw ever since. We love that little guy so dang much. If you’re also a proud pet parent to a … [Read more...] about How to Keep Your Fur Babies Involved in the Holidays