Adulting

Saturn Return Brings Big Changes For Every Sign — Here's How To Calculate When Yours Is Happening

With Saturn Retrograde beginning April 17, 2018, you may have also heard some rumblings about your Saturn Return. If you're not in the know, here's how to calculate your Saturn Return. Basically, Saturn takes about 29 years to cycle through every…
By Brandi Neal

9 Things I’ve Learned About Relationships In My 20s

When I entered my 20s, I was dying to experience a serious relationship. I met my first boyfriend that year, and it was the epitome of a first love. He posted Xs and Os and hearts on my Facebook wall and got me roses for Valentine’s Day. We had a…
By Suzannah Weiss

13 Easy Ways To Instantly Make Your Apartment Feel More Grown Up

When you move into your first apartment, or decorate your freshmen year dorm room, it can feel "done" the moment you tape a poster to the wall. But as you get older, and your tastes start to change, you might start looking for ways to make your…
By Carolyn Steber

21 Quick, Life-Changing Self-Care Hacks That Don't Cost You Anything

When it comes to self-care, we tend to think face masks, massages, or taking a bubble bath with a glass of wine. However, self-care doesn't have to cost you a fortune or involve any fancy pampering, and there are a number of free self-care ideas…
By Carina Wolff

These #SignsYoureARealAdult Tweets Will Honestly Make You Cringe

Remember how excited you were about adulthood as a kid? I looked forward to staying up all night, watching R-rated movies, and never eating broccoli again. Adulthood can be pretty sweet, but it also comes with boring responsibilities, like figuring…
By Ayana Lage

Matt Bellassai's New Book Is The Hilarious Anti-Adulting Guide You Need RN

If you, like me, are afflicted with a chronic case of secondhand embarrassment, then let this serve as notice that there's one story in Everything Is Awful: And Other Observations that will force you to get up, set the book down, and take a brisk…
By Cristina Arreola

Life-Changing Hacks To Do At The Beginning Of Each Month

If you love the start of the new year for its "clean slate" feeling, why not create a mini version by organizing your life at the start of each month? While it doesn't have quite the same ring, the first of the month, every month, is the perfect…
By Carolyn Steber

Important Adulting Milestones You Need To Stop Putting Off

If you're currently going through the process of "adulting," you probably have a mental checklist of things you'll have to do eventually — like opening a savings account, or finally using your kitchen. And yet you've gotten pretty comfy putting it…
By Carolyn Steber

15 #AdultingIn5Words Tweets To Remind You The Struggle Is Really Real

When you're a kid, it feels like you have to wait forever to be an adult. Then you finally become one and you realize that, for better and worse, being an adult is very different than you expected it to be. The freedom you always dreamed of has…
By Sarah Fielding

“Adulting” Skills Every Grown Woman Should Learn

There are several moments in life that can make you realize it's time to truly "adult." Maybe you're handed keys to an apartment, you graduate college, or you're faced with a big life-changing decision. Whatever the case may be, the process of…
By Carolyn Steber

How To Open A Wine Bottle Without A Corkscrew

There is no hell quite as fresh as the moment you get home with your prized wine bottle on a Friday night and realize that you have made a perilous mistake: you have no corkscrew, and you are far too comfortable in your pajamas to venture out into…
By Emma Lord

What You Should Check Out Before Renting An Apartment

If you've ever experienced apartment living, than you probably know there are always little surprises after you move in — surprises you would've rather avoided. There's a lengthy list of things to check out before renting an apartment that can save…
By Megan Grant

These Girl Scout Cookie Cocktail Recipes Are A+

Girl Scouts Cookies might be some of the best things humans have ever created. And now that you are (sort of) a real life grown-up, it is time to indulge in Girl Scout Cookie cocktails. These include boozy drinks that have actual Girl Scout Cookies…
By Kirsten Nunez

17 Tips for Adulting At Your Family Christmas

Each year, the holiday season rolls around with the promise of a few days of sweet, sweet vacation — a time to decompress, catch up on sleep, and spend time with family. While there are certainly alternatives to going home for the holidays, making…
By Alli Hoff Kosik

The Very First "Adulting School" Just Opened

Over the course of the past year, Millennials have, occasionally much to our chagrin, added a new verb to our lexicon: "adulting". But while the word has gotten plenty of flack from both people pointing at the "laziness" of Millennials as well as…
By Emma Lord

Here's Where To Shop Lindsay Albanese x MONROW

Being an adult means doing horrible things, like filing your taxes, paying your bills, and y'know, getting dressed professionally every morning. Enter WEARDROBE™, a collaboration between insanely fashionable stylist Lindsay Albanese + MONROW,…
By Eliza Florendo

13 Hacks To Get Organized

All my fellow Type A personalities out there, I've got a treat for you: Some of the best hacks to get organized that I've ever seen. While it can be hard to break old habits and form new ones, these hacks pay off in the long run; and that's…
By Megan Grant

This Artist Turned Adulting Into Hilarious Comics

In the library of comics, the void that was adulting has now been sufficiently filled by an illustrator who's turned 20-something adulthood into comic strips. Mari Andrew is a writer and illustrator based in Washington, D.C. who has turned her…
By Kaitlyn Wylde

10 Life Hacks That Really Work

We all love little tricks and tips that make day-to-day tasks even just the tiniest bit easier on ourselves. That's why it's so awesome when we come across life hacks that actually work. After all, what's more frustrating than trying a new hack or…
By Marissa Higgins

11 Style Hacks That Will Make You More Successful

Ever notice how much better life is when you dress up? Maybe it's just me, but I feel way more confident, uplifted, and productive when I actually put a bit of effort into my look. This amazing cause and effect really goes to show that there are…
By Carolyn Steber