The Fabulousness of A Single Bed

People are always knocking the single bed. I’ll be the first to say, I love my single bed! It’s comfortable and cozy and is more than enough room for me. I just can’t justify the extra space in a bigger bed. This is not to say I always sleep alone. My boyfriend sleeps comfortably in […]

Trix Skin

It’s Spring! Time to Beautify. This DIY at-home scrub is the perfect remedy for your body’s dry winter skin. Ingredients: 1 cup raw brown sugar 4 ounces jojoba oil 4 ounces avocado oil 3 tablespoons lemon juice 4 drops lavender oil Instructions: Mix everything together. Then use as an exfoliator in the shower. See also: […]

Updike’s Rules for Literary Criticism

I think we can all take something away from John Updike’s rules, whether we are critiquing someone’s writing, art, or any form of creative expression—even a fashion choice. Not all apply to things other than literature, but the “added sixth” is a nice lesson. Here they are: 1. Try to understand what the author wished to […]

A Week With Sheba (She-devil?) The Puppy

Day One was the Superbowl, so we traveled to my bf’s house to watch. She slept in the car and was the life of the party as well as the only Ravens fan (sans me) in her purple and glitter-bombed gloriousness. She passed out before the game ended thanks to the blackout. After the victorious […]