Friends, Romans, countrymen, lend me your eyeballs! I have a very exciting list for you humans with taste 😉 Seriously, though, I am an Etsy aficionado -- just ask my family. I have made each member of my family cry happy tears, whether it be from laughter or from emotional impact, in recent years, and … Continue reading Etsy holiday favorites 2022
Okay, just don't read this if you're going to be grossed out by explicit mention of female anatomy and menstrual cycles. Uterus-bearing humans have a period every 28 days (usually), so it shouldn't be the end of the world for me to write about how I've learned to tackle that time of the month. Again, … Continue reading sustainable period care
Okay, Sephora has some deals going on right now that are so mind-boggling that I actually considered keeping them a secret for myself. As we all know, once sale products are gone, they’re gone for good. It almost physically hurts me to see some of these products in the sale section because, well, I’m a … Continue reading Sephora sale items I want to gatekeep
Disclaimer: I am not purporting to be an expert or an ichthyologist! I’m simply a girl who developed a borderline unhealthy manic obsession with betta fish in recent weeks, and I’ve learned how commonly mistreated they are. When I say I’ve done a lot of research, I mean I haven’t done much else for like…days. … Continue reading how I make sure my betta fish is healthy & happy
Recently, my worm friends (family) have been doing rather well, and I've been getting some questions about where I got my supplies and how I started. I'm going to link some of the products that have worked for me and to go over some basic info to know how to get rolling. Strap on your … Continue reading a beginner’s guide to composting (a.k.a. worm farm)
mystery harry potter dudesthis natural bug zapperthis student printer this multipurpose non-toxic cleaner this flipping essential oil this bidetthe best masksa most flattering tank (great layering piece too) world’s best concealer for a wopping $6how cute are these lil dinosaur dryer balls? And you’re saving the planet (dryer sheets are terrible for your body and … Continue reading the most random favorites with no explanation
https://open.spotify.com/episode/2iDlZ4FqhISUuBR1YE1Uqv?si=786x8v5oSA6RFfMDjcriVA If you know me, you know how much my mom means to me. The way she handled my mental illness is why I'm standing here today. Please consider giving this a listen if you or a loved one has been going through it. This would be great for parents looking for guidance!
Before I get started, however, I want to dedicate this post to someone I've never met before but who has nevertheless changed my life forever. I want to honor the memory of Lee MacMillan, a "van life" social media influencer whose travel vlogs I've watched for years. She actually ended up moving to Santa Barbara, … Continue reading mental health awareness month challenge
I feel uneasy writing or posting things that aren't centered around this basic fact: black Americans are being disproportionately broken by the way things are. I am not going to pretend like I know anything about the real impact the events of recent history have made on my fellow countrymen. I am uncomfortably but undoubtedly … Continue reading Daunte Wright and my thesis on American race relations
As always, I need some guidance moving forward with this blog. I am immensely proud of the work I've published so far and the strides I've made thanks to this most therapeutic of practices, but I want to continue to excite and engage my readership. Feel free to suggest anything!
I've somehow found myself in the very fortunate position of being someone to whom people reach out for advice every once in a while, and I want to take on that role as humbly and responsibly as possible. I've received a great deal of anonymous comments from readers, ranging from the kindest thanks to the … Continue reading please seek professional help if you are hurting (or maybe if you’re not)