Tuesday, October 2, 2012

31 Things every 20 something single gal needs (#1 and #2)




I am linking up to this blog to do 31 days on a topic (Yes, I know, I am a little LATE since Oct 1 was yesterday).  My topic of choice: 31 things every 20something gal needs.  Just some things I have picked up on during my 8 years (gross) in this decade.

1. Every 20something gal should have these BASIC clothing items in her closet:

  • a flattering pair of jeans
  • a perfect suit for interviews
  • a cocktail dress that makes you look dynamite
  • the perfect date outfit 
  • a good work/church dress
  • nice work pants/nice pencil skirt
Have all the accessories ready for your perfect interview suit, date outfit and cocktail dress.  Be prepared with a date outfit for a last minute date invite or girls night out.  I have learned this the hard way before! 

There are a few other "non-collegy" items girls need when they move to this young adult stage of life, but these essentials are a good base for weddings, showers, interviews, work presentations, dates, etc. so START with these and then start adding other classic pieces and a few fun pieces.  Splurge on the classics and spend less money on the trends.

(There are some essential accessories but I will discuss these later, and these are more flexible)

2.  Every 20something single gal needs a church home.

When you first move to town, look around and find a good home. But nothing keeps you from establishing a solid Christian community and makes you feel less like a grownup than church-hopping.  Yes, you still have the freedom to go bible studies at different churches, but find a church home, get involved, contribute, make friends (single, married, young, old). Just because you aren't married and don't have a family doesn't mean you aren't able to be a contributing member of a church body.



4 comments:

  1. Nice post. Let's get started...
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  2. Add to the list: a nice pocketbook, nice sunglasses, and a pashmina (any color) cause it WILL be needed...

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  3. haha I will add some of those items, I'm only on day 3, a lot to cover still!

    Here in the deep south, we still do use our fine china some...holidays, dinner parties (fancy ones), sunday dinners sometimes. But a good everyday set is essential.

    However, I think you only NEED a basica set of everyday dishes. The other is for people who plan on using it!

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  4. haha oops, I answered your comments for day 1 and 2 all at once... but no worries I am doing an essential accessories post too.

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