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On Having A “Bad Attitude”

Hello my sisters in snark, my colleagues in curtness, my friends who are frank and my associates in assertiveness: Today we salute you. You, who so boldly and decisively refuse to stand for bullshit. You,...
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The Fight Of The Female Journalist

I’ve learned a lot of things during my time in the journalism world. City council members will not return your phone calls. Don’t bury your lede. Heels are a nice thought, but should often be avoided. You...
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Prepared Not Scared: College Campus Safety

As a female college student at a small university in Virginia, I've been thinking a lot about Hannah Graham lately. If you've followed the story at all, you'll know that Graham is an 18 year-old sophomore...
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A Letter To Our Editor On Her Birthday

There are few things in this world that are worse than living in the shadow of an older sibling. Now imagine that your older sibling is not only older and wiser, but smarter as well. Oxford-educated, and...
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FALL SOCIAL MEDIA INTERN WANTED

WANTED: SOCIAL MEDIA INTERN (REMOTE AVAILABILITY) While we don’t believe in unpaid internships, to be fully transparent, no one on Literally, Darling gets paid. We do this out of the love and the...
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Dumb DIY: Reupholstering Chairs

Have you ever looked at a gross old chair and gone “I could fix that?” Despite having never reupholstered a chair before, despite having never taken apart a chair before, it doesn’t matter—you saw...
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DIY Homemade Chai Tea

I'm addicted to chai tea. It's just a fact, and it's also a problem. I have gone broke on Starbucks, filled my fridge with boxes of Tazo chai mix and yet I still have not been able to get my fix. The Tazo...
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PLAYLIST: Coffee Shop Sounds

I have a lot of things to do today. People to call, articles to write, errands to run, and a dozen more things that I know I won't possibly cross off my list. When I need to be productive, I usually go to...