Indefinite Hiatus

Over the past few months, I've been thinking about what this blog means and where I want to go with it. It seems as though I get incredibly excited about blogging and then at some point, taper off. I go through a cycle of being inspired, diving head first into an idea, but because I … Continue reading Indefinite Hiatus

Challenge Update

I've fallen behind on my challenge! Ah! In my defense though, I've been swamped between moving, finals, and starting a new job all at once. I'll hopefully have a chance to get back on track once some things slow down a bit. I just wanted to keep y'all posted since things got a little wonky! … Continue reading Challenge Update

Sweet Home Alabama (2002) Review (Chick-Flick Challenge #7)

This post is not spoiler-free, and neither are any in the Chick-Flick Movie Challenge. To learn more about Sweet Home Alabama, I recommend checking out its IMdB page. I had a feeling this one would be right up my alley. I was born and raised in the South and moved to a cosmopolitan city as … Continue reading Sweet Home Alabama (2002) Review (Chick-Flick Challenge #7)

Is Tidying Really Life-Changing? KonMari in Theory & Practice

I caught the tidying bug! I finally dove into Marie Kondō's The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up (2014), and it was definitely worth experiencing. Of course, I heard all about the KonMari craze from social media and Netflix, and I read the reviews: the mostly good, the occasional bad, and the seldom ugly (though unfortunately, … Continue reading Is Tidying Really Life-Changing? KonMari in Theory & Practice

Romy & Michele’s High School Reunion (1997) Review (Click-Flick Challenge #4)

This post is not spoiler-free, and neither are any in the Chick-Flick Movie Challenge. To learn more about Romy & Michele's High School Reunion, I recommend checking out its IMdB page. Romy & Michele's High School Reunion was released in 1997 and directed by David Mirkin. Let's dive right in—this one wasn't for me and I … Continue reading Romy & Michele’s High School Reunion (1997) Review (Click-Flick Challenge #4)

Happy Pride, Walt Whitman!

Happy, happy Pride Month! To celebrate, I'm gonna spotlight some awesome queer poets and authors! First up is Walt Whitman! Whitman was known for kickstarting free verse and remains one of the most influential American poets in history! His well-known and first big collection, Leaves of Grass (1855), had several poems that openly represented his … Continue reading Happy Pride, Walt Whitman!

Clueless (1995) Review (Chick-Flick Challenge #2)

This post is not spoiler-free, and neither are any in the Chick-Flick Movie Challenge. To learn more about Clueless I recommend checking out its IMdB page. Ugh, as if! For the second movie in my Chick-Flick Movie Challenge, I watched Clueless, which premiered summer 1995 and was directed by Amy Heckerling. First of all, yay! … Continue reading Clueless (1995) Review (Chick-Flick Challenge #2)

The Notebook (2004) Review (Chick-Flick Challenge #1)

This post is not spoiler-free, and neither are any in the Chick-Flick Movie Challenge. To learn more about The Notebook, I recommend checking out its IMdB page. The Notebook was released in 2004 and directed by Nick Cassavetes. First impressions? Wow, I can see why everyone talks about this movie. It was funny, touching, I … Continue reading The Notebook (2004) Review (Chick-Flick Challenge #1)

Chick-Flick Movie Challenge!

I'm a proud member of Her Campus, an online magazine by college women, for college women, and in my newsletter, I got a listicle (list, article, listicle, it's a cute lil portmanteau) from June 3, 2017, called "The 30 Best Chick Flicks of All Time." It was written by Alexis Benveniste, who was an editorial … Continue reading Chick-Flick Movie Challenge!

College Budget? Avoid Eating Only Ramen With This One Website

Being in college comes with a lot of challenges, many of which are financial. I remember moving into my first apartment a year ago and having a real fear that I wasn't going to be able to afford to eat. I woefully looked at my collection of instant ramen noodles and felt a little hopeless. … Continue reading College Budget? Avoid Eating Only Ramen With This One Website