I’ve been in a relationship for three years and we always make a point of doing something nice for Valentine’s Day. This year, however, we’re trying to save money for vacation so we’ve decided to enjoy each other’s company with a homemade dinner. Sometimes simple gestures really mean so much. Plus we both have this … More 16 Frugal Valentine’s Day Date Ideas
Josh and I started dating in January 2016 and under fortuitous circumstances we were able to move in together in August 2016 (both of our leases were ending and it was convenient because of our schedules if we both lived in the same place). Moving in with someone you’ve only dated for six months is … More How my BF and I Handle Our Finances While Living Together
The great thing about talking about whatever you want is that you don’t have to worry about wasting your time with a second date! I’m very experienced in first dates and what I want to get out of it is if I see that person as someone I can speak freely around and not want … More 10 Things To Talk About On A First Date
Guys, in case you haven’t noticed, there have been some changes to my blog! New URL! I am retiring the hahanella.com URL in place of heather-allen.com. It’s more streamlined and professional. I’ve actually been holding on to the heather-allen.com URL for a while and I was planning on starting a separate website. It was only … More Blog Updates!
Originally posted on Around the World in 80 Books:
By Heather A. 4 out of 5 stars ★★★★☆ Penguin PressJune 16, 2015Non-fiction Synopsis: At some point, every one of us embarks on a journey to find love. We meet people, date, get into and out of relationships, all with the hope of finding someone with whom we share a…
As you all know, I’ve been spending some time in the online dating world. It’s horrible and I hate it. All the men start to sound the same and I know deep-down I’m not going to be attracted to them if/when we meet in person. And as a book nerd, when I am looking at … More Dear Men, It’s Okay to Read (and Love) Books by Women
I have a lot of feelings about OkCupid. I’ve been on the dating website for three whole weeks and have received over 1000 likes and countless messages–so obviously I am an expert on this subject matter (only half-sarcastic). This is my first foray into online dating. I don’t consider Tinder to be remotely similar because we all … More OkCupid Pro Tips!
This image was shared by a friend on Facebook, originally posted on a Radio Station Facebook Fan Page. I HATE this meme for so many reasons. And I know that I’m “taking it too seriously,” but I don’t care. The writer of this meme has forced me to speak out in defense of myself and … More In Defense of Single Women
Welcome! You have stumbled onto my blog and are probably wondering what it’s about. Here’s a (mostly-true) synopsis: Who: hahanella My self-given nickname, nella, was created a few years ago (read: as a teenager) when I was bored at work one day. My co-worker and I were saying and writing our names backwards. As you … More Introduction to Carbtastic, Nerdtastic, and Fantastic