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Stories about our relationships. Lovers, sisters, family, friends.

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The culture section: From current events and trending topics to what we're watching, reading, & listening to.

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A category devoted to helping you live your best life. Think health/beauty tips, recipes, & productivity tools.

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Travel diaries & guides for the adventurous gal.


Recent Posts

7 Things To Consider Before Adopting A Dog

7 Things To Consider Before Adopting A Dog

So you’ve finally had enough. It seems like everyone you know has an adorable puppy or an adventure-loving dog to call their own. Scenes of tug-of-war and park playtime dominate your daydreams. You’re just dying for a sweet, fluffy companion and it’s totally time to […]

Feminism Isn’t A Dirty Word—But You Could’ve Fooled Me

Feminism Isn’t A Dirty Word—But You Could’ve Fooled Me

This post was created through the collaborative efforts of both Kristen and me (Emily), the co-founders of HSG, regarding a topic that is close to our hearts. As always, we’d love to know your thoughts and opinions! Feel free to add to the discussion by posting your […]

On Trusting The Story

On Trusting The Story

Almost two years ago, I submitted a piece of writing to a blog I love. When it was published, I decided to post the link on my Facebook page. Just another article like the dozens I’d written before about heartbreak and self-worth and finding my […]

When Your Dream Is Not Your Dream

When Your Dream Is Not Your Dream

I sat alone in the parking lot under an overcast spring sky, reciting out loud what I was going to say, over and over and over, the same words spilling forth in my car. Finally, hands shaking, I dialed the number. “I think I need […]

Friday Favorites: Beauty and the Beast, Meal Planning Tips, & Why We Wear Green on St. Paddy’s Day

Friday Favorites: Beauty and the Beast, Meal Planning Tips, & Why We Wear Green on St. Paddy’s Day

Happy St. Paddy’s Day, y’all! Who’s got plans to hit the pub tonight for a goblet of green beer? I wish I could say I did, but in a moment of sacrificial stupidity, I decided to give up alcohol for Lent this year. Sigh. Oh well, I’ll […]

Travel Diaries: Many A Midnight In Paris

Travel Diaries: Many A Midnight In Paris

Oh, Paris. I fear that I may never stop talking about the 5 short days the three of us spent in Paris. I never actually wrote anything in my notes about my time there, but I believe that to be because I knew I’d remember […]

Productivity 101: The Secret to Tackling Your To-Do List (+ A GIVEAWAY!)

Productivity 101: The Secret to Tackling Your To-Do List (+ A GIVEAWAY!)

We’ve all been there: It’s 4 o’ clock in the afternoon on your day off—AKA, the day that you planned to get your whole life together (i.e., clean the apartment, catch up on your side hustle, organize the pile of mail that’s been growing on the kitchen […]

Love Is A BattleField, Part III

Love Is A BattleField, Part III

Welcome to the third (and final) installment of the heartbreak monologues, a post that tackles the age-old question: Can men and women be just friends? If you missed Part I and Part II, check ’em out! I hope you enjoy reading the conclusion to our Valentine’s […]

Love Is A Battlefield, Part II

Love Is A Battlefield, Part II

In honor of Valentine’s Day (or perhaps in spite of it), I’m paying tribute to the failed flings that molded my younger years, and the three men that each played a specific role. In case you missed it, I covered my first taste of love—and my first heartbreak—in […]

Love Is A Battlefield, Part I

Love Is A Battlefield, Part I

With Valentine’s Day right around the corner, I’ve been thinking a lot lately about the nature of romantic relationships—the joy they provoke, the agony that can ensue, and the everlasting marks they tend to leave on our hearts. Before I met my husband at the tender […]