This blog is having an identity crisis! Like most of us, 2020, and even into 2021, I’ve been struggling with my mental health. It’s a combination of being cooped up in an apartment that no longer suits our needs, it’s the stress that having an unemployed partner brings, it’s gaining weight and trying not to … More Blog Birthday! | 7th Anniversary 🎉
This was an absolutely amazing year. I got engaged!! I traveled A LOT more than I ever have. I flew to Europe, Richmond, VA, Seattle, WA, twice, and Canada, oh my! I tried some new things with the blog–namely trying affiliate marketing. And yet, writing this post makes me feel defeated because I have not … More Blog Birthday! | 6th Anniversary
Time certainly is flying! This Sunday, February 10 is the anniversary of my first post! I can’t believe it’s been five years since I’ve started this blog. There have definitely been some up and down moments (ahem, 2017), but within the past few months, I’ve put the wheels in motion to make this the type … More Blog Birthday! | 5th Anniversary
Celebrating four years on February 10! These past couple years have seen a lot of change on my little blog. At the end of 2016 I tried to write my frustrations about the political climate, but I felt inadequate in the face of ignorance. The election made me realize how much I care about politics, … More Belated Blog Birthday | Four Year Blog Anniversary!
This blog has been running longer than any relationship I’ve ever been in, so I’m pretty damn proud of that. I could wax poetic about commitments and writing and all that jazz, but I am not sure what I could say that wouldn’t sound pretentious. Instead, here are some of my favorite posts from the … More Two Year Blog Anniversary!
I was just thinking about my career trajectory recently and then traveled down memory lane to my other career aspirations that never came to fruition. I currently work in publishing, but while I was in graduate school I would think to myself that if publishing didn’t work out I’d become a nurse because they always … More What Do You Want to Be When You Grow Up?
Many thanks to Natascha, My So-Called YA Life, for nominating me! Also, check out the post we did on Around the World in 80 Books! 1. What was the first and last book you read? First book? Dr. Suess maybe, last book was The Color Purple. 2. Why do you read the books you read? I … More LIEBSTER AWARD!
My blog is one-year-old today! I actually committed to something! This has never happened before with any hobby I have attempted (scrap-booking, blogging in the high school, electric guitar…). It’s weird and exhilarating. Having this blog takes my mind off work and gives me a platform to express myself. When I first started this blog I … More Happy First Birthday!