I've been thrifting / antiquing / etc. for many years now, and I feel as though I should share some of my insider knowledge with y'all, kay? I've broken things down into 5 buckets. Budget When you first start shopping in secondhand stores, your tendency is to go ham. With clothing items priced 4 bucks … Continue reading 5 Thrifting Tips
I am in a rut. In all respects. SO, in order to push myself to become re-inspired by reading and living life outside of my bedroom, I decided to "launch" a new series where I recommend books every Monday. Because GODDAMN that's a good pun, right? This week, Ian McEwan's Atonement. It's probably my favorite … Continue reading recoMONDAYtion #1
The Divine Dance: The Trinity and Your Transformation by Richard Rohr I picked up this book in an ongoing attempt to figure my shit out. Religion has and will always interest me, and the idea of the Trinity is something that I grew up with in both a Christian household and Christian schooling. However, … Continue reading Trinity Thoughts
I am having a really hard time with reading this year. I was SUPER optimistic with my reading goal for this year, and so far I've only read F O U R books. What? It's April. What the hell. I have a major list of to-read books that I'm very excited about, but lately I … Continue reading Readers Block, S-Town, Tattoos, etc.
This is for me. I have just started reading You Can Be An Optimist by Lucy MacDonald. The premise is that optimism can be a learned mentality, if one only has the will and determination to make that change. This book was an impulse purchase at Urban Outfitters (while I was also buying a vinyl record- … Continue reading I am a pessimist.