A twenty-something gal trying to make it! On a quest to figure out where I should be and what I am supposed to be doing when I get there...
Jamie has written 65 posts for Freshman 30


I have recently moved from NC to Houston, TX and came here not knowing a single person.  I was very fortunate to have a friend-of-a-friend who connected me with her BFF (Thanks TD!) and allowed me to meet a great group of transplanted NC ladies.  I have great neighbors who are fun to hang out … Continue reading

Top Ten Saturday Night Live Digital Shorts

In honor of Saturday Night Live’s 100th Digital Short, I have compiled a list of MY top ten of all time! There are a few that I left off (“I’m on Boat”, “I Just Had Sex”, etc.) that are not as funny to me, but feel free to make your own top ten!! View the … Continue reading

The Long Ride to Work…Countdown: OVER! — Today is my last day!! :)

It’s like the last day of school, but somehow I still overslept an hour?! Today’s treat is not a song and I did not listen to it on my long ride to work.  Today’s selection is about a state of mind…a way of life…and what I’m about to do…what I VOWED, PROMISED myself that I … Continue reading

The Long Ride to Work…Countdown: 2 Days

I am a devoted Saturday Night Live fan and the first time I heard this song was over a skit with Mr. Peepers and Katie Holmes portraying her Dawson’s Creek character, Joey Potter.  I wish I had access to the video to show you because the skit is absolutely HILARIOUS! Today’s selection is: “Babylon” by … Continue reading

“I am a horse for a single harness, not cut out for tandem or team work…for well I know that in order to attain any definite goal, it is imperative that one person do the thinking and the commanding.” — Albert Einstein (introvert!)

The Long Ride to Work…Countdown: 3 Days

I know, I know—He is majorly an asshole BUT an amazing dancer and I really like some of his music!! So don’t hate me for posting this today!!!! Today’s selection is: “Beautiful People” by Chris Brown Official Video 2012 Grammy Performance “Turn Up the Music”/”Beautiful People” Why do I like to jam to this?: I … Continue reading

“Again, you can’t connect the dots looking forward; you can only connect them looking backwards. So you have to trust that the dots will somehow connect in your future. You have to trust in something – your gut, destiny, life, karma, whatever. This approach has never let me down, and it has made all the … Continue reading

Lululemon – Practice Freely Tank

Store/Brand: Lululemon Item: Practice Freely Tank Cost: $58 For most of my workout life I have worn old smelly t-shirts and shorts to workout in.  As I have lost weight and toned up, I have attempted to branch out and try some clothes that are a bit more flattering and more functional (ie absorb sweat … Continue reading

The Long Ride to Work…Countdown: 4 & 5 Days

Missed my post yesterday, so I am combining the past two days and highlighting two songs from a band you are most likely NOT familiar with unless you stalk out the iTunes Top Ten (which I happen to do that, constantly in search of new music)!  The band is Fun. and they have a really unique … Continue reading

The Long Ride to Work…Countdown: 6 Days

I am dying to have a dance party and today’s selection makes that very clear! Between this and “We Run the Night” I am ready to bust a move and do several embarassing dance moves! Ohhh I cannot wait!! Today’s selection is: “Wild Ones” by Flo Rida feat. Sia Why do I like to jam to this?: … Continue reading

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