Tag Archive: turning 30

Oct 15 2012

30 Ways You Know You’re 30

You have a bedtime again. There are certain foods you can no longer eat after 9 p.m. You have 10 different anti-aging creams in your medicine cabinet, just to be prepared. You hear your favorite song from high school playing at the grocery store. You’ve sustained at least one injury whilst sleeping. You refer to …

Continue reading »

Sep 18 2012

DIY: 30 Sucks Party Favor

Know someone getting ready to celebrate their 30th? You can rub it in with this cute do-it-yourself party favor. I came across this idea during a late night perusing Pinterest and decided to make my own for a friend’s recent birthday. It’s super simple. All you need is a box, colored paper, floral foam, glue, …

Continue reading »

Sep 13 2012

The Turning 30 To-Do List: Mission (Mostly) Accomplished

Welp, I did it. I turned 30! It wasn’t that hard, really. In fact it was so easy I did it in my sleep. So now what? A few people have asked me what I plan to do with my blog now that I’ve officially left my 20s behind. To them I say: Now the …

Continue reading »

Aug 14 2012

The 30th Birthday Party

The 30th birthday doesn’t generate a tremendous amount of attention, at least not compared to other major birthday milestones. It doesn’t come with any legal rite of passage, it’s not a Super Sweet anything and it’s a bit premature for over-the-hill jabs. Still, it seems there ought to be some sort of recognition of the …

Continue reading »

Jul 05 2012

Bit by the Travel Bug

I’m pleased to announce that I’m able to cross one of the big-ticket items off my OMG I’m About to Turn 30 Last-Minute to-do List. I recently returned from my very first trip overseas, and all I can say is WOOHOO! Why didn’t I do this sooner? I was fortunate enough to explore Greece with …

Continue reading »

Jun 11 2012

Celebrities Turning 30 in 2012

Love it or hate it, we live in a society obsessed with youth, and with celebrities. Combine the two and… Bieber Fever anyone? But even young celebrities eventually get older. Following is a list of some famous folks who have turned, or will turn, 30 this year, from British royals to baby-faced actors still passing …

Continue reading »

Jun 04 2012

Where Not to Shop When You’re 30

In need of some retail therapy I recently hit the mall with a friend who’s been loyally beside me at the sale racks since we were gangly 14-year-olds searching for the perfect baggy jeans. Eager to fill our closets with yet more fashion-forward apparel, we decided to stop by a favorite old store that had …

Continue reading »

May 02 2012

Counting Down to 30

Thirty. It’s the dirty word that’s been taunting me since my last birthday. And it just keeps getting closer… I realize age is relative. I mentor a 10-year-old girl and when I recently told her I’d be turning 30 on my next birthday, her mouth dropped open and she said, “I didn’t know you were …

Continue reading »