Tagged with unemployed

Unemployment Drinking Game

Unemployment Drinking Game

Being unemployed and living at home, things can sometimes get a little monotonous. A typical routine looks something like breakfast, mid-morning snack, lunch, and post-lunch snack all interspersed with things like gazing longingly out the window, dodging disapproving looks from your parents, and watching reality television on Bravo. Oh, and applying to jobs. Right. To … Continue reading

Resume 101

Even though here at latteissues we have become experts at using food to help us with our problems, we have also learned quite a bit about practical real life ways to deal with underemployment. This includes things like writing effective cover letters, learning how to market oneself, and practicing good interview skills. But sometimes even … Continue reading

More Exciting News!

Hello again everyone! Big things going on over here: We broke 50 followers! Thank you to everyone who has been reading, commenting, and following along with us as we try to become fully functioning adults. It’s so strange to think February will be our 5th month of blogging already. How time flies when you’re having … Continue reading

Graham Crackers/S’mores

Graham Crackers/S’mores

If you haven’t yet heard, today is apparently the End of the World. Though I guess if you’re reading this the world hasn’t ended yet – but it’s only 10 am so I guess we’ll see what happens. I certainly hope the world doesn’t end today. First of all, I need to know how Breaking … Continue reading

Potato Pancakes

Potato Pancakes

Happy Holidays everyone! It doesn’t feel like I should be saying that so early, but if the Christmas music I’ve been hearing everywhere since early November is any indication, we must be pretty darn close. Being unemployed during the holiday season can be difficult. Going to parties and having everyone ask you what you’ve been … Continue reading

Homemade Bailey’s Irish Cream

Homemade Bailey’s Irish Cream

Temp Agencies: The Unemployed Gal/Guy’s Best Friend, right? I was under the impression that if you went to a temp agency, they interviewed you, and then even if you were mildly qualified, they’d find you a job. I mean, this is what I had seen in the movies…therefore it had to be true, no? Well, … Continue reading

THANKSGIVING

THANKSGIVING

Happy Thanksgiving-A-Few-Days-Late everyone! Hope you all had a good holiday and lots of good food to go with it. This is going to be a long post so hold on to your pants(which are now a little bit tighter) and get ready for some amazing food. This year we made a feast at my house. … Continue reading

Pumpkin Week!

Pumpkin Week!

This week at latteissues is PUMPKIN WEEK. What’s that? You’ve never celebrated PUMPKIN WEEK before? Well, like its better known close relative Shark Week, PUMPKIN WEEK is one of the greatest weeks of the year. And it’s even better when you’re unemployed and get to incorporate pumpkin into everything you do/eat. Like my Jack O’Lantern? … Continue reading

Roasted Acorn Squash

Roasted Acorn Squash

Over the last few weeks, butternut squash has been a staple in our fall menu. This week, my mom bought an acorn squash and requested that I make this recipe courtesy of Melanie in the Middle. When you are unemployed and living at home, cooking dinner for your parents is a way to contribute to … Continue reading