So You Want To Be An Artist? An Interview With A Jewelry-Crafter

As someone who could scour Etsy all day, and has collected/created more art than I…

Are We Any Smarter?

I posted this article a couple of weeks ago as a little reminder that we’re…

My First 24 Hours in London

It’s cold. That was my first thought after stepping off the plane. Then it was,…

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Freedom and Coffee: 10 Reasons This Brit Wishes She Were American

This article began as a response to last week’s “10 Things You Should Never Say…

5 Tips for Communicating Like an Adult Human Being

As one of the most socially awkward people on the planet, the Internet was a…

5 Tales of Public Transportation

I’m something of a public transportation guru. In high school, I had to take the…

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4 Car Maintenance Tips So You Aren’t Axe-Murdered on the Side of the Road

Despite being an ardent lover of cars, I am not well-versed in working on them…

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10 Things You Should Never Say To A British Person

My name is Amy and I am British. Those are the only two things people…

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Places to Think in the UK (& the Songs to Match)

Sometimes you take a vacation to socialize, let loose, and party with friends. Perhaps your…

5 Things About Being College Educated in a Family That Isn’t

Are you the first person in your family to graduate from college? That is great.…

An American Girl’s (Basic) Guide to English Football

Before I began writing this article, the only things I knew about football across the…

The Dark Side of Living Abroad

** trigger warning for sexual assault** “I lived in Italy for three years” is a…

Unschooling the Educational System

        Please, watch this video. Has this become the way of the…

Figuring Out My Life After a Soccer Injury

Roughly a decade ago, an injury changed my life—took the things I loved from it—right…

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Tips From Mom: Must-Have Pantry Staples for 20 Somethings

By Cyndi I could not wait to have my own kitchen when I moved out…

Jurassic Park, as told by Tumblr

For the second installment of “As told by Tumblr,” I look to a great piece…

Travel Design DIY: Postcard Chic

You’re on vacation, one you probably can barely afford, because you’re in your twenties and…

Vampires and Why We Love Them

Whenever I talk about vampires, I generally get one of two reactions. One of them…

A How-To List for the (semi) OCD

Do you love lists? I know I do. Do you get excited when you’ve done…

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Grocery Shopping: Spend Smart, Eat Smart

By Val You probably aren’t going to believe this, but it’s true: I only spend…