2018 will be an ambitious reading year for me, as I've added the 50 Book Challenge to my list of New Years Resolutions. Here are some of the books on my reading list for the upcoming season.
I've recently had the opportunity to do a bit more fashion blogging, but feel conflicted on expanding into this style of blogging for a couple of important reasons. Trigger Warning: This blog post contains content relating to body image issues.
It stands to reason, that everyone has felt awkward at some point in their life. For some people, these are only small situational blips—often turned hilarious cocktail party stories after the awkwardness has past. For other, this feeling of awkwardness can seem like a never-end, daily occurrence. Here's how I deal with awkward situations.
About a week ago someone introduced me to the phrase "cuffing season." (Honestly, I've known of the concept for quite a while, but felt silly like I'd been living under a rock for not knowing the phrase itself, which has been popular enough for years to have plenty of memes and urban dictionary entries.)
Mini candy bars? Costumes? Haunted houses and spooky stories? Yes please! My concept of a great Halloween has grown and changed as I've gotten older, but the holiday will always be near and dear to my heart.
Holiday are a wonderful, joyful time of year that often makes one feel stretched a little too thin. This year, I'm devising a plan to avoid any of the headaches and have an a relaxing, stress-free holiday season.
I love reading: sci-fi, fantasy, biographies and more! Here's a list of what I'm looking forward to reading this fall.
Being both: I don't consider myself to be a particularly religious person, so how did I wind up identifying as Catholic and Jewish? The answer is a little muddled...
After half a decade as a freelance writer, I've learn quite a lot of lessons the hard way. Here's some insights into the good, the bad, and the ugly sides of freelancing.
Being single is not always as picturesque as a pint and a slice and an enjoyable movie. It's not a constant stream of horrific dates (though I've gone on quite a few of those), nor is it a life of constant partying and sexual adventures (of course that might just my experience). It is, however, a life choice that tends to be undervalued, particularly if you're female and older than, say 25? 27?
An underline theme of mine for 2017 has been the concept of “adulting.” – If you are unfamiliar with the trend, I recommend picking up a copy of Adulting: How To Become A Grown-Up In 468 Easy(ish) Steps by Portland-local Kelly Williams Brown or Almost Adulting: All You Need To Know To Get It Together (Sort Of) by YouTuber Arden Rose
“Why not choose kindness?”
This is a question posed a while back by a blogger I follow, Tessa Violet (look her up if you have the time). With the Trump administration officially in office and the amazing support seen at the Women’s March this weekend, this question resonates a lot with me. Why not choose kindness?