Life After Graduation

Decorating a Tiny Space on a Budget

Apr 16th, 2010 | By Allison | Category: Home, Life After Graduation

Don’t be ashamed if the only apartment you can afford isn’t much bigger than the dorm room you recently left. Even if you move to an area where cost of living is low, those beauties you really want are going to be out of your price range as a freelancer…at least for now. Work toward that goal, and in the meantime here are some tips you can use to decorate your tiny space without breaking the bank.

How to Survive Dinner with the Parents (and other things you don’t want to do)

Apr 5th, 2010 | By Allison | Category: Life After Graduation, Relationships and Family

I’m no stranger to seeing the look of dread in my boyfriend’s eyes when I ask him to do something I know he doesn’t want to do. I can almost see the gears quickly turning in his head as he tries to come up with a way to get out of it without pissing me [...]

Five Places to Get Really Easy Recipes

Mar 22nd, 2010 | By Allison | Category: Health and Cooking, Life After Graduation

I’m sort of a weirdo when it comes to young adults because I love to cook. Recipes that include words like saute, blanch, and dice don’t confuse me, and I’m familiar with products like cornmeal and heavy cream. Wait. Don’t click the back button. I promise that I’m not going to ask these things of [...]

Rocking a Budget (and why you have to)

Mar 21st, 2010 | By Allison | Category: Finances, Life After Graduation

Life After Graduation. LAG. It seems fitting for most people, sadly enough. It was for me, at least. I’m a pretty goal-orientated person, and I also consider myself very financially responsible. But nothing in college prepared me for dealing with my finances in the real world. I was thrown to the lions and given a [...]