Overall, life has been really good lately. Chaotic and full of big changes, sure, but good in that way that makes your soul feel warm.
Even when life is hard, life is good.
I think I had so much to do that I didn't even think about it, I just started checking things off my list as fast as I could.
I’m beginning to think that this is just what life in your 20s is like. Instability, chaos, and an intense love-hate relationship with your daily reality.
Here are the four things that went the furthest in terms of giving our house a homey vibe.
Labor Day is coming up, which means we have a rare opportunity to actually see our friends despite the incessant business of adulting.
Adult Fantasy reads like a series of letters from your smartest friend, which is just objectively enjoyable to read.
As someone in this stage of life, I would describe it as both invigoratingly free and crushingly intense. It's a mix of really good and really bad mixed in with just enough mundanity to make you feel like you're wasting your life.
Communal living is making a comeback, but when people find out I live with my in-laws, I get a lot of different reactions, from pity to horror. People simply can’t understand why—or how—my husband and I do it.
Do I simply need to accept that this is adulthood and the holidays feel different on this side of 20? Or am I losing a magic worth fighting to save?