Every Time I Go Shopping

Every time, guys.  Every single time.But let me back up.A few mornings ago, I noticed we were out of toothpaste.  Made myself a mental note to get more.  Naturally, when I went to Target, I promptly forgot because mental notes aren't my thing....more

Minne Apple Girl - Game Plan (Chapter 2)

**This is an installment of my fictional blog, MinneAppleGirl.  Check out the full story on the link below.  Happy reading!**Does anyone ever sleep well in a new place?  I always find it so weird, like the bed isn’t what you are used to, it’s too quiet or loud, the light isn’t the same…I always wake up at odd times of the night or too early in the morning.  At least Jessie’s spare bed is comfortable, and she even has those fancy high thread count sheets I’ve always wanted but am too cheap to buy....more

Minne Apple Girl - The Big Move (Chapter 1)

An involuntary sigh slid out as I checked the screen where the gates were listed  I couldn’t believe I was moving away from New York, the city I loved and lived in for 7 years, throughout college and my first post college job.  I mean, I was leaving 5th Ave (not that I could afford much there, but still), cupcake places galore, Soho, Central Park, my college friends, not to mention all the fab restaurants I still had on my food bucket list.  As I scanned the departures, I felt my phone vibrate....more

Minne Apple Girl - the Introduction

Minne Apple Girl is follows the story of Maddie, who recently moved from NYC to Minneapolis.   Maddie is a city girl, through and through, and is a bit hesitant to move to Minneapolis though finally agrees to do so at the urging of her best friend and cousin, Jessie.  Follow Maddie’s story as she learns to adjust to a new city, make friends, start dating, and try to figure out her way in the world.  The story started in January, and has attracted thousands of readers daily ever since....more

Minne Apple Girl

MinneAppleGirl, aka Riley May, is the author of www.minneapplegirl.com, a fictional chick lit blog with posts 3x a week that explores the life of a young 20-something girl as as she makes her way through life, learning about love, career, and friends a...more