Topic: midwest

Red State Dating Ideas Just In Time For Valentine’s Day

Red State Dating Ideas Just In Time For Valentine's Day

As I’ve already explained today, I live in Indiana. It’s a fun state full of corn fields and county fairs.

Things work a little differently here in the Midwest. So just in time for the most romantic holiday of all, I thought I would give you a couple tips on how to get down like a country girl. Okay, you aren’t really going to “get down.” In the Midwest, country is just the music we listen to. That’s why I like to refer to our social scene as red state dating. More »

My Town Thinks I’m A Style Icon For Wearing Skinny Jeans

My Town Thinks I'm A Style Icon For Wearing Skinny Jeans

I’ve spent almost my entire life living smack dab in the middle of fly-over territory. That’s right, when the first in-flight movie ends as you’re travelling between NYC and LA, look down and wave. I’ll feel the love.

So in my nice little town, I’m sure you can imagine that fashion have the influence that it does in bigger cities. This morning, the woman next to me at Starbucks was wearing Vans-inspired platform tennis shoes. She wasn’t being ironic. I’m currently wearing a respectable pair of Michael Kors brown leather boots that I got on sale at Zappos. This apparently makes me one of the most fashionable women in my city. Seriously. More »