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Jessica Tholmer

Jessica Tholmer

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Jessica Tholmer is a Pacific Northwest-loving young lady with an obsessive personality. She loves, to the extreme, rap music, the movie Titanic, red wine, Friends, her real friends, The Simpsons, her brothers, eating healthy with a side of ice cream, her charming boyfriend, and crying at commercials.

Jessica is part Black, part Sicilian, part Irish, and wholly feisty. She also writes for HelloGiggles, tweets a lot, and believes she can fly.


Recent Posts

Work it Off: 3 Ways to Burn Off a 569 Calorie Plate of Nachos

29 June 2014, 1:41 pm

Everyone has that dark room food. The one they should literally eat in a dark room in order to hide the finger licking, the hunching over the plate, and the single-minded focus. For some people it’s pizza. For others it’s donuts. For me it’s nachos. I didn’t mean to eat a whole plate of them. [...]


Work it Off: 3 Ways to Burn Off the 450 Calories in French Toast

22 June 2014, 2:39 pm

One of my favorite breakfasts of all time is french toast. But because it’s mainly carbs and sugar—as in, lacking in protein, fiber, and most nutrients—I don’t order it all that often. But the other morning I made an exception and ordered up a plate. It was delicious. Don’t get me wrong—it was no Banana [...]


The Freshest Produce Picks for Early Summer: Here’s What’s Ripe in June

17 June 2014, 1:14 pm

By Team Best Life  Nothing says summer like a garden full of fresh vegetables or a farmers market bursting with juicy, in-season fruit. It’s hard to beat the taste of a just-picked sweet tomato or a fragrant strawberry. Whether you eat them plain or toss them into a favorite dish, they’re sure to be a [...]


Work it Off: 3 Ways to Negate the 620 Calories in a Gooey Cinnamon Roll

15 June 2014, 2:11 pm

Few things smell better than a cinnamon roll fresh out of the oven. (Cinnabon continues to bank on this one basic fact!) That’s one of the reasons I avoid a certain bakery in my neighborhood. Even walking in front of the building makes my mouth water—the cinnamon rolls smell (and taste!) that good. But sometimes I [...]


6 Ways Clubbing in Your 20s Prepped You for Cycling in Your 30s

13 June 2014, 2:00 pm

Last week Shape.com ran an article that had me laughing out loud at my computer. It was basically a “Sure Signs You’re Over 30” story for fitness junkies and the assessment was spot-on. They wrote about how us older gals may be up at 5AM, but it’s to head out on a run, not to [...]


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