10 Gifts Under $35 You Need to Buy Your Twenty-Something Gal Pals for the Holidays

10 Gifts Under $35 You Need to Buy Your Twenty-Something Gal Pals for the Holidays

Y'all!!! It's finally Thanksgiving break for me, and I cannot wait to stuff my face with all the food, spend some much needed quality time with my family, and SHOP! But if you're anything like me, buying your girlfriends gifts for the holidays can be freaking stressful. As a graduate assistant who has no other [...]

Do, Re, Mi, Fa, So Freakin’ Done with Grad School

Do, Re, Mi, Fa, So Freakin’ Done with Grad School

For those of you who aren't keeping up with my blog or haven't had the chance to read some of my most recent posts, I've had a love-hate relationship with my grad program over the last year. After this summer, I was ready to drop out, but decided I just needed to finish. However, here I [...]

Let’s Talk About Therapy: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly

  Today is World Mental Health Day, so I want to get real with you. A few days ago, I shared on my Instagram (@ashburgett) that this summer was really rough for me. I experienced one of the most traumatic life events that I wouldn't wish on anyone (although I know it happens all the [...]

Putting Down Roots

Putting Down Roots

Over the last few years, I've struggled with the idea of putting down roots. When will it happen? Where will I eventually settle? Am I wasting away my life moving all around or am I gaining experience? I moved to South Carolina for undergrad and each summer I would move to a different city with [...]

Re-Evaluating Intentions

Originially, I started this blog to force myself to write and express my thoughts and opinions more frequently. I felt like the only time I ever wrote was for school, and I could feel myself starting to resent writing altogether. I felt that writing essays upon essays about the Brontë's and creating memos and newsletters [...]

I’m One Hot Millennial Mess

A little over fifteen months ago, I graduated from college with a BA in Business Administration and a minor in English. Right after graduation, I moved into my boyfriend's mom's house for the summer until we figured out our next move. We both had been accepted to graduate programs, but had yet to make a [...]