Lara Jean Covey Chooses Herself in “To All The Boys: Always and Forever”

Disclaimer: may contain spoilers This past Valentine’s weekend, fans of the “To All The Boys I’ve Loved Before” franchise said goodbye to Lara Jean Covey and Peter Kavinsky in “To All The Boys: Always and Forever.” If you’ve been following me for a while, you may remember my blog post on “To All The Boys: […]

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Happy Birthday, Freely Femme!

You guys … Freely Femme is ONE YEAR OLD!!! Honestly, I can’t believe that it’s already been a year since I posted my first blog post here. But also, in some ways, it feels like it was a lifetime ago.  I started Freely Femme as a way to allow myself a personal creative outlet for […]

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FabFitFun Winter Box 2020 Favs

It’s that time of the season again … my top FabFitFun recommendations! I absolutely loved everything I got in the winter box, but there were a few products that I have become OBSESSED with. Honestly, I don’t know how I’ve lasted this long without them 😉 Brand: Summer & Rose Product: Cozy RobeValue: $70Reasons to love: […]

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“Dash & Lily” is the Perfect Binge-worthy Holiday Series

Arguably, the best part of the holiday season is the abundance of cheesy holiday romantic comedy movies that are released. Last year, Netflix released a TON of original holiday movies [the best of which are “The Knight Before Christmas” and “The Princess Switch,” don’t argue with me], and this year they did the same! The […]

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Learning to Embrace Our Biracial Identities

Growing up in the suburbs of Cincinnati, it was extremely uncommon to see people of color in my neighborhood. Sure, my junior high graduation photo is dotted with a couple of black and brown boys and girls and I graduated high school with a handful of women of color, but the vast majority of people […]

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Netflix Original “Emily in Paris” Introduces Independent Female Lead

*Slight spoilers* It’s no secret that I love [more like am obsessed with] romantic comedies just as much as the next girl, but there’s no denying the fact that rom com tropes are always surrounded around the main character falling in love. This is obviously expected when the name of the genre literally has the […]

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BGSU Student Crochets Headbands to Support USPS

When social distancing was at its strictest back in April, Bowling Green State University student Tay Sauer took up knitting as a way to fill her time. Starting with smaller items like dishcloths and baby booties, she quickly moved up to baby blankets and bandanas. Now, Tay is crocheting and selling headbands in an attempt […]

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What it Means to Manifest Your Reality

Back in March, I went through my very first breakup. I know, 20-years-old seems kind of late to experience heartbreak for the first time, but here we are! Like anyone nursing a broken heart, I began to find myself questioning my worth. Those oh-so-fun thoughts of “why am I not good enough?” and “how can […]

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Pacific Coast Design Offers Fashionable Way to #MaskUp

When Jacinta Harshe, a senior at the University of Washington, was laid off due to the COVID-19 pandemic, she was left with a lot of free time. After realizing that face masks were quickly becoming part of society’s “new normal,” and her aversion to the basic blue surgical masks, she decided to fill that free […]

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4 Tips For Creating a Bullet Journal

Today marks my last first day of school … ever. That feels weird to say, but as I begin my senior year I couldn’t be more excited to see what the future holds for me and where I will go after graduation. Until then, though, my priority is to get through the school year and […]

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3 Things Interning During a Pandemic Taught Me

When I started interning in May, I knew this summer would be different, but I still had hope for a return to normalcy by August. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, my editorial internship with Cincinnati CityBeat became a remote position, as expected. While I was bummed I would not be meeting my supervisors in person […]

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These 5 Young Adult Novels Are Better Than Netflix

Over the years, young adult fiction has become my favorite literary genre, and I’m not ashamed to admit that [despite the fact that I’m now technically older than the typical YA demographic]! YA Lit has the opportunity to teach valuable lessons to impressionable teenagers through the use of complex characters, riveting plots and detailed themes. […]

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