Spring Bucket List 2018


Spring is nearly here! With warmer, longer days on the horizon I'm dreaming of all the outdoor, evening-time activities we can start doing again. And in a new city! I'm moving to Seattle in a week, which means this Spring will involve a lot of exploring new places ...

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Coffee Alternatives


Little known Lucy fact: I'm allergic to coffee. I love the smell of coffee, and if I keep it to about 12 oz. once a week I'm fine. But much more than that, and my stomach just ties itself in knots! Don't get me wrong, though: I ...

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Oscar Predictions 2018


While I haven't seen every movie nominated for an Oscar this year, 2017 was a great year for movies and I'm particularly excited about the famous (infamous?) awards show this year. I'm disappointed that movies like Dunkirk and The Darkest Hour are still getting attention, particularly compared ...

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Blogs I Love



A Cozy Kitchen

Featuring tasty recipes, a book club, and some pretty amazing cakes, I love Adrianna's artful food photography and decadent recipes. She's an LA lady with the cutest dang kitchen you've ever seen, and she puts it to good use!

Joy the Baker

Joy ...

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-23- 8 Things I Learned This Year


Happy Valentine's Day! Today is my 23rd birthday, and to celebrate I wanted to reflect on what I had learned in the last year. As I wrote during my recent new years post, this last year has not been the most exciting year, and I'm honestly a little ...

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Japanuary 2018: Initial Observations


We're currently in the air somewhere between Tokyo and LA, on our way back from a 3½ week stay in Japan. In a word the trip was amazing, but like most international travel there were a lot more nuanced ups and downs, interesting experiences, and fresh perspectives provided by ...

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My Reading Process


Hello, fearless reader! This post is all about how I:

  1. Find which books I want to read
  2. Acquire (or rather loan) said books
  3. Read them
  4. Reflect on them

If you've been meaning to read more but aren't sure how to get started, or aren't satisfied with your ...

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