Cat mom, lover of pop psychology, freelance content creator. Find me on zuliewrites.com.
How to Avoid Growing Up Gracefully
At a fun family reunion three years ago, my family and I attended an Easter egg hunt at the local cider brewery. The first prize (and biggest egg) was a $25 gift certificate for the brewery, and there were a lot of great, smaller prizes as well — some merchandise, chocolate, candy.
7 Things to Know About Maine Coons Before You Adopt One
Three years ago, I had the difficult task of persuading my now-husband to get a cat. He was adamantly a dog person — he liked cats, but he was convinced they were inferior to dogs as house pets.
6 Signs You’re Absolutely Not Ready for a Serious Relationship
I fell into my first serious relationship when I’d just turned eighteen. Fresh in my first year of college, living abroad in England, I hadn’t even started classes when I met my future boyfriend.
4 Reasons Freelance Writers Need to Track Their Time with Income Reports
Freelancers don’t have the luxury of waged jobs. At my old 9–5, I put in 40 hours a week and received a stable salary. If I had a productive week and worked 55 hours, I earned the same amount. If I focused on emails and had no client calls, it didn’t affect my income at all.
I Spent $20 to Promote a Blog Post on Facebook
As a successful blogger, one of my most frequently asked questions is how to promote a blog post on social media. And until recently, my answer was “I literally have no idea,” because I’d never done it.
What Happens When Your Cat Has Only One Ovary?
My kitten Astrid was about six months old when I took her to the vets to be spayed. As I write this, however, she’s yowling right in my ear because she’s in heat, which may give you a clue as to how the surgery turned out.
How to Make Your Pet Famous on Instagram
My name is Zulie and my cats are more famous than I am. I use the word “famous” a little leniently here. They have 15K followers on Instagram, but they’re not being recognized on the street or anything. Aside from the people in apartment 7c, who always point at the weird lady walking her cats. Thanks for that.
The Five People You’ll Meet in a County Probate Court While Getting Married
Six years, two months and 28 days after I met him, I applied for a marriage license to wed my partner. It cost $66. There was no waiting period. The event took 45 minutes, including the obligatory selfie outside the courthouse with our license.