REAL FUNNY. 

REAL LIFE.

REAL REAL.

emma's thing is an observational humor and lifestyle blog written by me, Emma. I'm a 30something from Dallas, Texas who does lines of anxiety for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. 

I've been told I have a knack for saying/writing what most everyone is thinking but has too much self-awareness to actually say out loud. I'm a writer first; everything else (the fashion, the food, the beauty tips, the everything) comes second (although, admittedly, I love that stuff almost as much as I love writing).

Life gives us a lot to commiserate on, so I do what any shameless person who's an open book to a fault would — lament about it on a public forum to thousands of readers (both friends and strangers) where it will live forever. 

Basically, the bottom line is

 IF I CAN MAKE one person SAY "OMG. SAME!" AT LEAST ONCE A DAY, I'VE DONE WHAT I CAME TO DO.


PROFESSIONALLY SPEAKING...

During the day, I'm the Communications Manager for rewardStyle and LIKEtoKNOW.it and, by night, I do this.

I've been around the Internet block, writing for The Every GirlBravo television on BuzzfeedElite DailyThought CatalogHello Giggles, Express's blog, and even had a piece printed in Cosmopolitan magazine (South Africa). I also ghostwrote for acclaimed fashion blogger, Fashion Jackson, for several years.


A/S/L?

We've already covered the basics — 31/Yes please!/Dallas — but in case you're jonesing for more info on yah gurl, here's an in-depth interview I gave Full-Time Friends' blog plus some other little nuggets:

• I'm a white Jewish girl but often mistaken for the Latina, Grecian, Middle Eastern, and even mixed persuasion. Because of this, I often refer to myself as "the token racially ambiguous girl."

• My last meal would be a Chipotle burrito, and I'm sorry if that disappoints you.

• I went to the University of Kansas and graduated in 2009 with a Journalism degree (and a minor in film, which hasn't come in handy whatsoever save for being able to throw out a few impressive throwback movie titles here and there).

• I've been paying rent via copywriting for the last five years but have been blogging for the last eight.

• I have a long dating history and tons of stories because men are often the worst.

• My daughter's name is Cece and she's a 6-year-old Cavapoo (Cavalier Kings Charles + Poodle = best breed ever).

• I workout regularly and swear by Kayla Itsines' Bikini Body Guide.

• I cuss. A lot.

• One time, I stood on a comedy club's stage in a room full of strangers and read from my 14-year-old self's diary. Then, I did it again but from my 17-year-old self's diary.

• Hip hop calms me.


WAYS TO GET IN TOUCH:

You can email me (emmasthing@gmail.com).

You can watch my YouTube videos.

You can Facebook me.

You can Instagram-stalk me.

You can DM me on Twitter, but who actually does that?

You can look around my "professional" site (it's Tumblr. I did what I could).

Whichever way you choose, I look forward to hearing from you.

xox,

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