“We Come From Good Stock”

If you watched yesterday’s video, you know that I’ve experienced a lot of loss in the last few weeks. Two family members. A boyfriend’s grandmother who was basically a family member. All that grief can really get a girl down. A little bit of sunshine I found in all the clouds of this loss though... Continue Reading →

Books You Should Be Reading // Part 2

Last week we talked about mystery, video games, and middle-grade humor. This week my novel recommendations focus more on magic--real, alien, and hypothetical. Sleeping Giants by Sylvain Neuvel What would happen if we stumbled upon a piece of a giant alien machine? Would we decide it’s a weapon or an opportunity for advancement and peace?... Continue Reading →

2017 Goals and Anti-New Year’s Resolutions

Did you know that this blog was started from a New Year’s Resolution? It’s one of the few resolutions that I’ve stuck with heart and soul over the years.  But as another new year begins and I find myself wondering what my goals and resolutions for 2017 should, I realize that I want to approach... Continue Reading →

From Princess to General // RIP Carrie Fisher

I became a Star Wars fan a bit later in life. A Star Wars-obsessed college boyfriend introduced me to the series officially when I was 19, and I immensely enjoyed some of the kitschy aspect of it for a few years as part of our relationship. It was fun to be nerdy and cute together.... Continue Reading →

When You Hate the Things You Love

I had a super stressful weekend when it should have been super amazing and exciting. It’s been a goal of mine and my good friend Alanna’s to make a video together since we now live in the same city.  And we’ve been working on said project for the last few weeks. This Saturday was the... Continue Reading →

Gilmore Girls: A Year in the Life // A Non-Spoiler Review

Are you on the fence about watching the Gilmore Girls Revival? Looking for a review that will ease your mind on which way to go without spoiling the whole experience for you?  Then you’ve come to right place!  I made a SPOILER-heavy review on my YouTube channel which you can watch at the end of... Continue Reading →

Fake News, Censorship, and Propaganda

I’ve been thinking a lot about this outbreak of “fake news” running rampant on social media and goaded on by the bloodbath that was the 2016 election cycle and what it means for censorship as well as its influence on the seemingly ever-widening divide between liberal and conservative viewpoints. I have the unique place of... Continue Reading →

The Time a Teacher Told Me My Art Was Too “Crafty”

While in high school, I was so much of an overachiever that I couldn’t fit all my passions into my class schedule. So my love for art was relegated to an after school activity in a small “Gifted Arts” program. It was two hours after school once or twice a week with an art teacher... Continue Reading →

What It Means to Be “Creative” for 30 Days | October 2016 Creative Sprint

I’ve always considered myself a pretty creative person. In grade school I considered creativity my best asset. Parents, friends, teachers were in awe of the creative ideas or projects I would come up with and praise me for my unique way of thinking.  And today, while I still work hard to produce lots of creative... Continue Reading →

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