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We've told to law -- Generation X.
voting and all those kind of things -- Generation X.
on this program.
But isn't time for Generation X.
to grow up.
General I'm -- -- things so she is or -- All of the Generation.
generation with a one reluctant adults attempt to other arrests are Arrested Development of all why it's never too late for her dumb B.
To learn why fruit loops on not for did -- practiced it joins us from our Chicago bureau -- and Tom.
Why why -- Generation X.
need to grow up thinking having an awful lot of fun not growing up.
-- it's really hard for my generation to grow up because.
No one before us or after us has been working on it you you look at these baby boomers.
There -- there on commercials about building custom boats and building bed and breakfast which in this economy is in saying that I know.
Dennis Hopper says it's okay but -- -- now.
So it's time for my generation.
To -- carried the torch of being adults going forward do you have some kind of epiphany -- that led you to that moment when he called.
00 my goodness it's time to grow up.
You don't honestly I did and it it it relates to the fruit -- -- think it's hard to grow up especially when you don't have children so I don't have to worry about.
We doing things like providing nutritious meals so you.
I had a tendency to eat cereal for dinner.
And -- there came a point in my forties when I realized that you can't eat fruit loops for dinner.
Unless you want to spend the entire night in the bathroom on the toilet crying over your ring of fire because you can't digest all those artificial colors.
Both mom I -- -- I'm all right so so -- access sitting listening to you now watching you.
Is thinking behind Rooney don't -- grow -- and I guess -- right I really should.
What practical steps does agenda -- take to -- -- no life around.
The first important thing we did was buy a house there's no better time to get into the market and now the house we got.
We got for half of what it was originally listed the other really important thing and it's so scary to think about is to work on a state planning.
You get to a certain age where you have assets and you can't just.
Make your will a cocktail napkin leaving everything to your pit -- -- So it's scary but you have to do it anyway because it will really give you peace of mind are right about -- so you you you have to sort of.
-- -- -- To do some thing that would be linked to more naturally to adulthood that's buying -- all whatever it something that really gives you.
-- getting a dog.
Absolutely absolutely there's no upside to if there's nothing fun about it.
There's nothing neat about writing your attorneys a thousand dollar check but do it anyway because it's gonna give you peace of mind and the only thing it will prevent.
Is premature aging and for me that is very important.
Not so -- go from here -- you got the -- what next for Jen Lancaster.
What next well the next book is going to be called the Dow on Martha where I'm spending an entire year of my life living -- Martha Stewart's dictates.
That's a very very scary -- Look I think the way I figured there -- two teams of women there's team Martha and there's team Oprah and Oprah wants you to live your best life with vision boards.
-- will help you live your best life.
But for writing like -- really phenomenal macaroni and cheese recipe.
And some darn good cupcakes.
Absolutely we're all fans of companies all right Jen Lancaster author -- Generation X.
one -- reluctant adults.
Attend your restaurant -- arrest -- Arrested Development was never too late.
For her -- -- To learn like fruit loops and all -- -- -- you -- at the iTunes bookstore Amazon.com.
Any old fashioned bricks and mortar bookstore you can find I guess -- Absolutely all right thanks very much for being here today Jen Lancaster.
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