Things to avoid trying at home

I have really nappy hair, and have tried countless professional and at-home remedies to turn my mane into that sleek-but-voluminous perfection I envy whenever I flip through the ‘Celebs: They’re just like us!’ section in US Weekly. After flat-ironing and de-frizzing my hair to an inch of its life over the last 26 years, I’ve […]

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Why I’m bad at karaoke

In my elementary school days and straight through early adulthood, I had a paralyzing fear of singing. Singing and dancing like the Jackson 5 in  show choir? NOPE. Pretending to be Christina Aguilera at homecoming? Not really. Screaming along to Bon Jovi/Madonna/Guns ‘N Roses at Silver Clouds? Only with 6+ shots of Jager or some […]

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