Cleaning Out Your Closet as an Act of Self-Love

Let me start by saying I mean literally cleaning out your closet. Yeah, metaphorically it can be an act of self-love, too, but that’s a whole different discussion for another day. Continue reading “Cleaning Out Your Closet as an Act of Self-Love”


I Am a Nerd Like My Parents Before Me

Do you ever have those moments where you’re like, “I really am a product of my raising”? It doesn’t have to be a parent’s influence; it could be a guardian or even a grandparent or aunt that you were really close to whose habits or interests or mannerisms you’ve adopted as your own.

My mom died last year, but she and my dad had very similar interests, and as an adult, I’ve realized how many of those interests I’ve adopted as part of myself. Continue reading “I Am a Nerd Like My Parents Before Me”

January/February Favorites

January was a short month as far as new favorite products go, so I figured combining January and February would work better. Here’s my random list of favorites from the last two months.  Continue reading “January/February Favorites”


Why I Deleted Facebook from My Phone

I did it. It happened the day after the school shooting in Florida. I found myself getting into arguments with people about stupid things and I noticed my anxiety getting higher and my threshold for bullshit getting lower. I knew what I needed to do, thanks to the encouragement of my best friend, and I did it.

Here’s what I learned. Continue reading “Why I Deleted Facebook from My Phone”


Absolutely Disgusting

The other day, as I was scrolling through Facebook, I saw a picture of a friend’s daughter that she had posted on her page. Her daughter is maybe three, at most. She’s a super cute little girl with bright blue eyes and her hair in a little ponytail on the top of her head. This isn’t anything unusual to see in my newsfeed. I would say the majority of my friends, especially those with whom I am acquainted on Facebook, have children. Some are older and in high school or college, some are newborns. What caught my attention and really bothered me was the comment made by another mutual Facebook friend. Continue reading “Absolutely Disgusting”