I'm easily inspired by real people doing things. Very general, yes, but this is why documentaries are so inspiring to me. About a year ago, my boyfriend and I used free tickets he got for Christmas to visit the Boston Museum of Science. We had tickets to see something called National Parks Adventure in their … Continue reading Friday Favorites #7: Netflix Documentaries
I wish I could be content making a little bit of money and immediately spending it on overpriced clothes at Vineyard Vines. I wish I could get a latte at Starbucks and not worry about where my straw is going to end up. I wish I could worry about having a shiny new handbag instead … Continue reading I wish I could be basic, and the story of why I can’t stop caring
As we reach the time of year that they typically hold a major sale, I am reflecting on my history with the Lilly Pulitzer label. It all started as me trying to imitate the young women on tumblr who flaunted their hundreds of Lilly items, drawers full of Lilly shorts, and weekly new Lilly shifts. … Continue reading My history with Lilly Pulitzer
After the extremely dark and depressing election season last year, my friends and I were inspired by all the protests and everyone's willingness to fight for what they believed in. John Oliver's Emmy-winning "F*ck 2016" segment and episode gave us the idea that rather than buying or making something useless for each other, we could … Continue reading Friday Favorites #3: Christmas donations!
A little over a year ago, I met a boy who shared with me all sorts of funny ideas. He gushed about the quality of American-made items and raved about a lifestyle called minimalism. I thought he was crazy. Flash forward to this past semester. The floor of my dorm room is layered with clothing … Continue reading #minimalism
Start: July 20th, 2017 End: April 16th, 2020 I'm sure that I will deviate from this plan, but 1001 days from now will be right after my 24th birthday. I have no idea where life will lead me, so I have no definitive plan for what I will be doing then, but it's exciting to … Continue reading 101 in 1001