Listen to Christmas Music Christmas music is one of my favorite things about December. There’s this new psychology study saying that Christmas music actually makes some people have heightened anxiety, because it makes them think of having to spend time with difficult family members. A bunch of cotton-headed-ninny-muggins. Classics: The Christmas Song, Frank Sinatra All… Read More Christmas Countdown: What to do Before Christmas Eve
Recently I wrote a post about things to do in D.C. if you are not a tourist. However, I realize that the majority of you who read my blog don’t live in the district, so here’s a post about what to do if you’re a visitor and you only have a couple of days in the… Read More The Tourist’s Guide to a Weekend in Washington, DC
There’s nothing worse than getting caught with your pants down when one of your friends hits you with the good ol’ “When do you wanna exchange gifts?!” text. And maybe you had the best intentions. It’s not that you didn’t want to get her a gift- no, you just had no idea what to get her!… Read More 2017 Gift Guide for the 20 Something Girl (Under $50)
Ahhh the week of Thanksgiving. Such a wonderful time of year. The turkey, the family time, the parade, the ever present memory of what an ass Christopher Columbus was, and the beautiful fall leaves. Lovely. All joking, and gruesome history, aside- this really is one of my favorite holidays. Most of the fun section is… Read More The Daily Read: November 20th, 2017
When I first moved to D.C. I was determined to find spots around my new home that weren’t typical tourist spots. The Washington Monument and the Smithsonian museums are incredible, but being a tourist for five months can get a little old. I googled everything trying to find a list similar to the one I’ve… Read More A Non-Tourist’s Guide to Washington, D.C.
Here’s what I want to buy next month, and what I bought this month. This month I was doing a really good job of not spending too much, that is until I had a particularly stressful weekend (literally the SECOND TO LAST WEEKEND OF OCTOBER) and I lost it. Spent like $150 in one night,… Read More What I Want and Bought: October
This is probably a list you can find anywhere, but I don’t care, these are my favorites. 1. “Yes Please” by Amy Poehler Yes Please is one of my favorite books I’ve read. Amy Poehler is an incredible writer, and her stories are as witty and funny as you would expect them to be.… Read More 4 Female-Authored Memoirs to Read in College