Monthly Archives: April 27, 2017

4 Things I've Learned From Being Pretty "For a Black Girl"

Once or twice a month, when I’m at home on the couch with a glass of wine, I check Tinder. I have a hard time making the first move, but I can’t tell you how many messages I get that bring up race right away, or the number of (white) guys that reach out to…read more

20 Signs You're Lisa Simpson at Heart

If you’ve never watched The Simpsons, just know that the oldest daughter, Lisa, is hands down the best character. She’s not the most popular girl in school, which makes no sense at all to me since she’s so f*cking cool. But I guess not everyone likes an intelligent and strong feminist who also happens to…read more

Tom Hanks Has Some Things to Say About Marriage – and They're So Good

I have been married for 15 years and have found that I really like doling out relationship advice, always solicited, of course! But that doesn’t mean I don’t want to peek inside longstanding marriages and see what these couples have to say about commitment; I like to back up my advice with some outside sources….read more

The Ultimate Guide to Designing Your Own Wedding Invitation on a Budget

The first thing you should know about me is that I’m into all things digital (hello, I work at POPSUGAR!), and I’m obsessed with recycling. So when it came to dealing with invites for my wedding, I just wanted to send an e-vite and call it a day. My more-traditional fiancĂ© had other plans, favoring…read more

19 Embroidery Hoops For Girls Who Really F*cking Love to Swear

Embroidery hoops are dominating Pinterest right now, and we’re beyond obsessed with the trend. Although the crafty objects were formerly associated with grandma-esque arts and crafts back in the day, this new wave of embroidery hoops is most definitely not something you’d see in your nana’s house. We already dug up the funniest and most…read more

The 1 Reminder That Helped Me Calm the Eff Down and Become a "Bridechilla"

Four months into my engagement, a friend asked me how my wedding planning was going. When I replied that, in fact, there was no wedding planning yet because I’d been so slow to commit to anything, she laughed. “You’re like the opposite of a bridezilla,” she informed me, adding, “You’re the ultimate bridechilla.” Now, over…read more

25 Dazzling Gifts That Will Make Your BFF Go Starry-Eyed

Where can you find the latest trend to obsess over? In the stars, of course. But seriously, starry products are everywhere, and we’re loving it. There’s so many pretty items that would be the perfect gift for your BFF (or yourself). Check out the best goodies out there in the internet world and grab your…read more