Sleeping at Last

Sometimes, you just know. The opening page of a book is so wow that you know it’s going to be a five-star read. The first few minutes of a film are exactly what you love that you know it’s going to take twice as long to watch because you’re going to be pausing to shout…

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My Dream Home

When we were first approaching 2020, my mom kept saying, “This is your year. This is when everything happens for you.” Obviously, 2020 has been a bit of a dumpster fire, so she’s tried to take back that statement, but I won’t let her. Because even though 2020 is awful, it is also my year.…

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I Am Portuguese and Proud

Before we dive into this post, I wanted to take a moment to address the absolutely horrendous rhetoric that She Who Shall Not Be Named has been spewing all over the Internet like some kind of swamp troll. It’s very, very simple, and if you don’t agree with this statement, see your way off of…

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“Are you a witch?”

I don’t know if anyone has ever directly asked me this question, but they skirt around it pretty neatly. The tl;dr answer is yes. I can’t really tell you when it happened, but I definitely know why. I found Buddhism first, in December 2011, and it probably wasn’t until after college that I started exploring…

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Review: Versailles Teas

This review is so late since I tried all of the French teas in December, but here we are. Better late than never, right? ICYMI, Jolie Tea Co. in Salem, MA is the most delightful place on the planet, and I’ve reviewed their Harry Potter and Alice in Wonderland teas. I’m always over the moon…

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The Post-College Struggles

Oh boy, I’m sure this post is going to be a lot for some people (myself included), so if you get stressed out talking about debt and the fact that an English major isn’t actually going to do anything productive for you in the working world, then click away fast. But if you’d like to…

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Lily & Grace!

It seems impossible to me that we’ve gone this long on the blog without a proper introduction to the two most important living beings in my life. Guys.  I know that they’re featured in each of my yearly goals, and I know I definitely mention them here and there, but I’ve never actually introduced my…

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