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Getaway with Soleil: Brisbane Part 1

               For a good chunk of my relationship with Soleil, I’ve been psyching myself up for a trip to Australia. That seems to come with the territory of dating someone from the country. However, for many Americans, Australia seems to have a unique reputation. Dangerous animals and attacks such as sharks, crocodiles, jellyfish, and snakes.… Continue reading Getaway with Soleil: Brisbane Part 1

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11 Amazing Artists on TikTok

               While I’m sure we could debate whether my part in the TikTok community for the past two years has been beneficial to my life or not, what I’d prefer to focus on is one of the many things it’s brought me—creatives. Not just theater kids putting on skits, dancers flexing their bodies, or musicians… Continue reading 11 Amazing Artists on TikTok

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5 Reasons to Shop Halloween in Summer

            Halloween is 100 days away; the first day of fall still has two months to go. Yet the past few weeks have brought the first whisperings of spooky, autumnal vibes into stores. I’ve already heard some complaints about how “summer has barely started” or “it isn’t even October”, but—as someone devoted to this holiday—I… Continue reading 5 Reasons to Shop Halloween in Summer

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How to Furnish Your First Apartment

            One of the most difficult aspects of moving out on your own or upsizing from a college dorm or shared house to a more “adult” apartment is furnishing that space. After all, your childhood bedroom can only provide so much. Additionally, as we mature, our tastes, needs, and wants for a living environment also… Continue reading How to Furnish Your First Apartment

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That Spooky Aesthetic: Halloween 2020 Home Décor

With all the chaos and general depression of 2020, I was really looking forward to my favorite time of the year – October, the spooky season. As soon as I felt a general chill in the air, I grabbed the bins out of my closet, made a few masked trips to a few of my… Continue reading That Spooky Aesthetic: Halloween 2020 Home Décor

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Unofficially Autumn: Fall Haul 2016

Fall, as most people know, is my favorite season. It’s the time of year when I’m happiest, most at peace, and most inspired by the world around me. I love crunching leaves under my boots, feeling that crisp breeze brush through my hair, and tasting pumpkin spice anything. Luckily, I live in a corporate, capitalist… Continue reading Unofficially Autumn: Fall Haul 2016

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Let’s Go to the Mall: A Day at Arden Fair

With what little time The Captain has at home we try to spend it wisely. Half of it is devoted to getting him ready for the upcoming week of work, but the other half is split between adventures, relaxation, and wedding planning. Just a day after he got home from work, M and I forced… Continue reading Let’s Go to the Mall: A Day at Arden Fair