5 Fun Couples Costume Ideas


Personal

Guess who’s back, back again?! With spooky szn officially under way, I wanted to make my triumphant return to my regular blogging schedule with a fun, light read on some potential couples costumes for Halloween. Last year, Mike and I went as Westley and Buttercup from The Princess Bride, which is far and away my […]

October 6, 2018

10 Things Marketing Teaches You About Life


Career, Personal

I kind of fell into marketing by accident. As a kid, I was always fascinated with art in general: music, poetry, dance, theatre, sculpture, all of it spoke strongly to a kid that was hyper-sensitive to the feelings of others, as well as hyper-aware of how their thoughts and feelings were being perceived by peers […]

September 26, 2018

8 Cozy Recipes For Fall


Food

Today is the official first day of fall, and actually the back half of this week marks the first time all month it’s been cold enough to need a sweater or light jacket out to the car in the mornings. No matter how much I whine about snow, I love this time of year best- […]

September 22, 2018

Top 5 CNY Hiking Spots


Travel

I used to really resent being uprooted from Boston and getting unceremoniously plunked in the middle of Central New York. Like, ok cool there are a ton of cows, guys in head to toe camo riding around in lifted trucks with Confederate flag decals (P.S.A, New York fought for the UnionĀ in the Civil War), and […]

September 19, 2018

Moving To Syracuse!


Personal

So yesterday, I found out that someone stole my credit card information and used it to purchase fish food at a pet store in Detroit, Michigan. I was shopping at the mall and my card got declined at H&M, it was all very embarrassing. And frustrating, since this is the second time someone’s managed to […]

September 15, 2018

How To Ace A Phone Interview


Career

Ah, the dreaded phone interview. It seems like these days, most jobs are requiring at least a preliminary phone screening. Even some retail jobs are adding it to their qualification process. It makes sense- an employer wants to get a better sense of your general background and emotional IQ before expending resources on an in-person […]

September 8, 2018

Minimalist Packing Tips


Travel

If it seems like it’s been awhile since you read a new post on CoM, that’s because it has- but this time I have a really good excuse! Mike and I officially moved into our new place in Syracuse, and while I’m excited to share my new adventures with you all as they happen, it […]

September 3, 2018

What Being A Woman In Today’s Workforce Means To Me


Career, Personal

Sunday was National Women’s Equality Day, and it really got me thinking about how the nebulous landscape of the working world has shifted in recent years to accommodate-and in certain cases hinder- the efforts of women to be heard and to stand in their own power as the professional, whip-smart badasses we know we are. […]

August 29, 2018