Blogs I Love

02.22.2018

Food

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 is my QUEEN …

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-23- 8 Things I Learned This Year

02.14.2018

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 glad it's …

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Japanuary 2018: Initial Observations

01.29.2018

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 being …

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My Reading Process

12.21.2017

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 current reading process …

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Reflections on 2017

12.11.2017

What a year! I know so many people talk about how quickly time moves, but for me this year (and most years) feel more like decades. I'm not sure why time moves so slowly for me (and I'm certainly not sad about it!), but thinking back to last January it …

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Holiday Bucket List 2017

12.1.2017

I've had a lot of fun writing bucket lists for each season this year (summer, fall), and for Winter I need some things to look forward to more than ever. There are tons of fun Portland Christmas things to do, some of which are traditions with my family that I …

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On Sexual Harassment

12.1.2017

Americans are uniquely drawn to celebrity, perceiving relationships and developing strong feelings for the people we watch, read, and listen to. "I've watched 'Today' every morning for 20 years", and "I remember turning on the TV every Sunday to watch fascinating interviews with Charlie Rose". I'm sure you can tell …

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