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Engagements: How soon is too soon?

I am obsessed with the Pete and Ariana engagement after what seems like 3.5 seconds together. I just want to go ahead and say that I am absolutely here for it! With that said, the question is out there. How soon is too soon to get engaged? Beyoncé and Jay-Z dated for 10 years before…

Verse Of The Week

Lately I’ve been really stressed out. Incredibly so. I’ve been working at this new job for almost 5 months now. I feel like I haven’t accomplished anything yet and I’m so out-of-place in the environment. I also just generally don’t like the job but I made the change for reasons outside of that so I’m…

The Light We Lost

I’m not sure where to begin, so lets start at the beginning. Lucy and Gabe are at Columbia University the day of the September 11th attacks. This harsh, cruel and catastrophic event catapults them into a thirteen year love story that has just as many lows as it does highs. Just when you think you…

Whole Wheat Vegan Banana Muffins

I am 100% guilty of always buying a bunch of bananas and never finishing them. Like, every shopping trip. The worst is that Matt doesn’t eat them and knowing this I still commit to eating all these damn bananas. No worries right? You can just freeze them right? Wrong. I’ve run out of room in…

Verse Of The Week

This week I want to put out a call to prayer. I pray for all those who are suffering, have suffered or might suffer with depression, anxiety, and any other mental illness. With the passing of Anthony Bourdain and Kate Spade I pray for peace of mind. I pray for the strength to overcome the…

Homegoing

Homegoing a novel by Yaa Gyasi, took me longer than usual to read because of how strikingly intelligent and personal it is. We’ve all heard the analogy that getting to know someone is like peeling off the layers of an onion. What Yaa Gyasi does is grow the onion before your eyes, building it layer…

Verse Of The Week

I have this thing I do when I get nervous or when I’m walking alone in the dark. I pretend to call someone and speak to them in Spanish. I know its weird but I do it. It started when I first went to college. I didn’t have a car at the time so I…