Bright Lite Magazine

This is something that's been brewing for a long time, and with the launch of their second,  museum-themed issue just about to be published, it seems like the perfect time to tell you all. I am now a writer for Bright Lite Magazine's website!!!!!!!!!!!!! They're a submission-based magazine that targets pre-teen girls, and they release … Continue reading Bright Lite Magazine

Four Books I’ve Read This Summer

Summer reading doesn't always have to be beach reading*, no matter what all the marketing in bookstores says. We don't have to be lazy and start reading trash--we can instead just plow through what's been building up in our reading lists all year. I've read quite a bit this summer, but started and never finished … Continue reading Four Books I’ve Read This Summer

Bastille Day

Bastille Day is a lesser-known holiday, at least in the states, but in can be just as much fun, or more fun, to celebrate than the Fourth of July. On July 14th, the French celebrate French National Day, which honors the Storming of the Bastille and the Fête de la Fédération. Sure, in America you … Continue reading Bastille Day

Summer Style Tribes

In my attempts to write more this summer, I have employed the only-sometimes-failing tactic of having an ongoing project on the blog. So this summer that will be a super-fun one: summer style aesthetics!!! I realize aesthetic is such an over-used, slightly cliche word nowadays with some pretty hashtaggy connotations. But it describes what this … Continue reading Summer Style Tribes

Freaky Friday

You know that scene in Freaky Friday where, basically, the whole movie starts, with the fortune cookies and the seismic waves and everything? Fortune cookies are instrumental in that movie. I LOVE fortune cookies. Fortune cookies are THE BEST. Soooooooo, I started keeping the fortunes I found in my fortune cookies exactly a year ago … Continue reading Freaky Friday

Two Swimwear Brands You NEED To Know About

It may be May (no pun intended), but summer is quickly approaching. This is a short and snappy post about two swimwear brands I recently discovered and am completely obsessed with. Although this will not be my only swimwear post this summer, I know orders are being sent away already, and so it seems fitting … Continue reading Two Swimwear Brands You NEED To Know About

A Study in Charlotte

Mystery and realism blur together in A Study in Charlotte, a contemporary tale of friendship, loyalty, and letting go. This novel is written by Brittany Cavallaro, a recipient of the National Endowment for the Arts Fellowship. Aside from writing poetry and novels, Ms. Cavallaro is an editor. The novel follows the descendants of the presumed-fictitious … Continue reading A Study in Charlotte