The Best Gift Is the One I Gave You

You really bought that present for you.

Things to Purchase for Young People Entering the Real World

I feel it's incumbent on me—a very nearly recent graduate—to make a list of things that people like me actually need.

What I Learned from Spying on Some Newlyweds Opening Presents

I am sitting on a couch “blogging” and my cousin and her husband are sitting across the room opening wedding presents and cards. They are being very quiet and cute and private as they open envelopes and boxes and write down names and gifts, but I am EAVESDROPPING THE HELL OUT OF IT and what I have learned is that you can give people LITERALLY ANYTHING and they will think you are INCREDIBLY GENEROUS and SO SWEET and JUST WONDERFUL. They just both teared up over a Home Depot giftcard.