Favorite Holiday TV Show Episodes

Wind down from holiday festivities with these classic holiday episodes. New Girl season 4, episode 11: LAXmasIt wouldn’t be a “New Girl” Christmas without something going terribly wrong, and in this case that means the gang being stranded at the airport instead of traveling to loved ones. The O.C. season 1, episode 13: The Best […]

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Favorite Holiday Song Covers

There’s nothing better during the holidays than a town topped with a fresh layer of snow and lined with twinkling lights with the sounds of holiday music ringing in your ears. While the classics are, well, classic, there are so many different covers out there that are just as good [if not better] than the […]

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Favorite Holiday Romantic Comedies

Indulge the hopeless romantic within you with these festive Netflix original romantic comedies. The Princess SwitchThink “The Parent Trap” only with royalty and a bit of holiday cheer. The Knight Before ChristmasVanessa Hudgens, a real life knight in shining armor and Christmas? Yes please! The Christmas Wedding PlannerEverything is not as it seems when this […]

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Gilmore Girls Fall Episodes

Name something more comforting than curling up under a blanket with a hot mug of coffee while you revisit Stars Hallow, Connecticut for the umpteenth time through your TV … I’ll wait. That’s actually a trick question because I can’t think of ANYTHING more comforting than the above scenario. There’s just something about Gilmore Girls […]

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Favorite DIY Holiday Gifts

The start of November means the start of the holidays [and I will not be arguing on this ;-)]. My favorite part of the holiday season is giving gifts to my friends and family, and it’s always fun to put a personal touch on each gift! Here are my three favorite DIY gifts that are […]

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3 Titles to Cozy Up With This November

We celebrated spooky season in September, so you bet we’re diving into the cozy goodness of winter in November. This is my favorite part of the year; the anticipation for the holidays — it feels like everyone is holding their breath and humming a tune. This year is a bit different. It isn’t really safe […]

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Fall Playlist

Songs I wanna listen to while sitting under the orange trees in the park, writing fiction prose and sipping a pumpkin cream cold brew:

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Dynamic Duo Halloween Costumes

Halloween costumes stress me out. There, I said it. I’ve never been great at coming up with unique costumes, despite how hard I’ve tried. Fortunately, my friends’ creativity surpasses my own and they’ve created some of the most #iconic dynamic duo Halloween costumes over the years! Here are my three favorites: Remy & Alfredo Linguini […]

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Easy Cinnamon Pumpkin Bread Recipe

One of my absolute FAVORITE things about the fall is that pumpkin is everywhere — on porches, in lattes & at the dinner table for dessert! The below recipe is adapted from this dessert staple and adds a slight twist to classic pumpkin bread: Ingredients 1 box Krusteaz cinnamon swirl crumb cake mix1 can pure […]

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3 Books to Help You Get Into Spooky Season

Follow Mikayla on YouTube It is officially spooky season! If you thought I was pumped for fall last month, this month I’m decorating my house with leaves and have turned my small black cat into a bat. Fall is the best time to start getting in the habit of putting up decorations, making cozy meals […]

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Halloween Movies

I’ve never been one for horror movies, which can make it hard to find anything to watch on TV around Halloween. But, I do have very vivid memories from my childhood curled up on the couch, munching on too many sweets and watching Halloween movies that were just the right amount of spooky without crossing […]

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Fall Fashion Staples

The end of September means one thing: we have officially entered fall! Call me basic, but I LOVE cozying up in a comfy sweater under a huge blanket while sipping a pumpkin spice latte during this time of year. When I do go out, though, I love taking advantage of the weather to show off […]

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Favorite “Gossip Girl” quotes

This blog post seems long overdue, but seeing as I recently finished “Gossip Girl” [for the sixth time], it seemed appropriate that I write a blog post to commemorate it. Yes, the class CW show presents an overdramatized picture of the Upper East Side of New York City, but that doesn’t mean the characters did […]

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Favorite Novels to Wind Down From Summer

If you’re anything like me, then you became the CW Pumpkin Man GIF as soon as it hit September 1st. Pumpkin spice lattes are back on the Starbucks menu, school is [questionably] back in session and we are starting to get those 70 degree days that are perfect for a fire. *cue me rewatching Gilmore […]

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Packing Hacks

Moving back to school is always a stressful endeavor. Not only do you have to cram everything you’ve ever owned into a car or two, but you have to do so in a way that makes transporting it from your car to your apartment as efficient as possible. Over the years, I’ve learned a few […]

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Setting Intentions for the 2020-21 school year

I honestly cannot believe that I’ve completed my first week of my senior year! My time at Ohio University has simultaneously flown by and also felt like a lifetime in the making. There are so many ways the people and town of Athens have shaped me into the person I am today, and I am […]

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Eateries in Indianapolis

In all transparency, this blog post was originally meant to highlight three of my favorite places in Chicago. However, after a series of unforeseen circumstances, what was supposed to be a trip to the Windy City turned into a short weekend visit to Indianapolis. We only spent one night in the city, so it was […]

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Favorite August Reads

Today’s blog post was written by literature connoisseur Mikayla Liston and I am SO excited to introduce Mikayla as a new monthly “Friday Favs” contributor! Mikayla is a writer, reader and self-proclaimed outdoor enthusiast living in Cleveland. You can either find her with a book in hand or outside, but never at the same time. […]

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Spots in Seattle

Seattle has been on my must-visit bucket list for as long as I can remember, and a few weeks ago I finally checked it off! Unfortunately, I only had a couple of days there, but I was still able to fit in so much and the trip was definitely worth it! So, even if you’re […]

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