Affordable Touches of Christmas

Christmas is coming, y'all. Though I have always loved Christmas, it's taken me a while to jump into the spirit of home decoration. Last year, Chad and I were still in recovery mode after our wedding, and getting into new routines, sorting out new traditions and family nuances. Before that, we were exhausted college students,…

Quick and Easy Halloween 2018, Nine-Nine Style

Brooklyn Nine-Nine is a terrific show. It has so much going for it, including hilarious jokes, well-developed characters, and a level of diversity that makes television worth watching. This year for Halloween, Chad and I procrastinated and allowed the holiday to creep up on us without giving it any preparation or thought. It was mid-week,…

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10 Things to Pack for a Fall Camping Trip

In Colorado, the weather is unpredictable. It's just as likely to snow on the same day that starts out 65 degrees and sunny. You know this, I know this, we all know this. For some reason, though, my husband and I decided to try our luck at camping, during Colorado's more vulnerable and unpredictable seasons:…

Married at 22: Listicle Advice for Wedded Bliss

As a writer and former journalist, I think that list-articles—infamously known as 'listicles'— are in no way, shape, or form a correct method of journalism. They are pretty much trash, that don't require much thought or skill to compose and removes any need for critical thinking. Personally, though, I quite enjoy reading listicles. Sometimes to…

Show of the Moment: New Series Coming Soon

Look, I love TV. I get how bad that sounds. As a millennial that worries about kids spending too much time with their faces in technology, I get it. I really do—however, I grew up playing outside and reading in my spare time and interacting with others and, yes, also making time for television. I…