The Average Girl's "How To" Guide

Advice on how to live a well-balanced lifestyle

Month: February, 2013

How To: Realize There’s A Black Cloud In Every Silver Lining

by Shannon

The day before you’re supposed to head to Cuba, you wake up with a weird eye infection thingy. Hurray!

How To: Get To Second Base

by Shannon

Ride the subway in morning rush hour. Don’t forget to tell all your friends, or it didn’t really happen.

How To: Not Regret Not Having Cable

by Shannon

There’s Twitter now – you don’t need to watch the Oscars live anymore.

How To: Have A Heart Attack

by Shannon

Wait by the phone for news. Keep waiting. Keep waiting. Wait a little longer. Wait some more. Die.

How To: Turn A Good Day Into A Great Day

by Shannon

Have a wonderful lunch to look forward to all morning, and then eat it, and it’s every bit as good as you dreamed.

How To: Have The Best Job Ever

by Shannon

You are specifically asked to surf the Ikea website.

How To: Have A First World Problem

by Shannon

Make a delicious stew after dinner one fine evening, but then realize the slow cooker pot is still too hot from all the electricity it used to put in your refrigerator and you want to go to bed. Darn.

How To: Suddenly Understand Pop Culture References

by Shannon

Watch The Godfather. Whoa! Suddenly everything makes sense.

How To: Make Friends At The Gym

by Shannon

Wipe down your machine afterwards. Otherwise, everyone will hate your guts, and say, “Dick” after you leave, but under their breath, just in case you can kind of still hear them.

How To: Really Impress Your Husband

by Shannon

For Valentine’s Day, shun flowers and teddy bears. Instead, offer to create a beer pairings dinner. Not only will he love you more than he ever has before, but you can get just a little bit weekday drunk in a totally acceptable way.

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