Meg Lake

Meg is a contributing writer from Boston. She knows every lyric to "The Bad Touch" by The Bloodhound Gang and spends a lot of time giving unqualified advice on her personal blog (thehalfandhalfblog.com).

9 Bets Every Girl Should Make While Watching The Super Bowl

ByMeg Lake
Boys have their gambling pools -- boxes on boxes on boxes of buying the perfect squares. It's the art of making sure any of their fantasy draft players are eligible for the big game, and sending them personalized, heartfelt emails wishing them good…

How To Make A Good New Year's Resolution That Actually Sticks In 2015

ByMeg Lake
I’m about to share something with all of you that may be considered offensive. But, as my main man, Drake, says, “You only live once,” and if I intend to enjoy the rest of my life, changes must be made. Honestly, I can’t live stressed out from one…

7 Types Of Girls You Will Absolutely Come Across On New Year's Eve

ByMeg Lake
Ah, a new year is upon us... ... and the inevitable overflow of teenage to 20-something girls, gallivanting through Forever 21 to find the "perfect NYE outfit." At 25, I've seen my fair share of New Year's Eve bashes. From clubs in the city to…

The Ripple Effect: 6 Ways Our Learned Behaviors Determine The Legacy We Leave

ByMeg Lake
A hand-me-down, by definition, is something that has been passed on from another person. Most likely, you’ll refer to that old coat with holes in it that never kept you warm in the winter, or the high heels in your mother’s closet that your…

9 Important Tips For Any 20-Something Seeking A New Life Abroad

ByMeg Lake
Do you ever get the urge to catch the next flight out of America and live overseas for a semester? The thought of an oceanfront school in Greece can be intoxicating, as is the idea of sharing a pint of Guinness with some friends in Ireland. Well,…

Me, Myself And... Holy Crap, I'm Still Single

ByMeg Lake
Being single is not easy. It’s not difficult, either. We live in a world where people put their lives on display. Pictures of engagements, babies and marriages are plastered all over the Internet for everyone to see. With that happening, it’s easy…

More Money, More Problems: Why You Should Spend It

ByMeg Lake
It’s no secret that when you first start out on your own, you're not exactly “rolling in the dough.” The good news is that you're not alone! Everyone around you is struggling. We're all figuring our sh*t out, we're all trying to make rent, we're all…