26 Jun 2015

How To Be Happy With The Body You Have

I know I haven’t been traveling a whole lot over the past couple years — at least not internationally.

But I have been on a different journey.

A journey of body acceptance.

Okay, go ahead, roll your eyes. I know that sounded super cheesy. But it’s true.

I feel like in the past couple […]

12 May 2015

10 Things You Should Do to Run Your First Ever 5K (And 1 Thing You Really Shouldn’t)

You guys, I did it!

I ran a 5K race the other week, and I totally didn’t even die!

Although I did become deathly ill for about a week, but that’s another story, and I’m sure that totally won’t happen to you if you decide to run your first ever 5K after reading this […]

24 Jul 2014

The Crankypant’s Guide to Surviving Summer Fairs & Festivals

When I was a kid, the county fair was EVERYTHING.


My family didn’t travel much, so my brothers and sisters and I spent our summers dressing up goats in doll dresses, locking each other in the chicken barn and waiting impatiently for the fair.

Seriously, the fair was like Disneyland and Disney World […]

29 Jan 2014

Advice You Really Shouldn’t Follow: Moving to the United States

Hey, remember when people used to write me, asking me for advice, and I would give it to them right here on this blog.

It’s been a while since that happened, huh?

You probably thought this was because people stopped asking me for advice. This would make sense, really. I mean, this is ME […]

10 Apr 2013

Advice You Really Shouldn’t Follow: How to Become Famous on the Internet

It’s been a while since I’ve dished out some advice.

Probably because it’s been a while since any of you have asked me for advice.

I can’t imagine why.

After absolutely no new advice questions for weeks, I finally got an email the other day from the adorably named Mumun. The email came with the […]