What’s New With You: The Currently Edition ?>

What’s New With You: The Currently Edition

listening // to my record player. Ivan gave it to me for my birthday and I’ve been digging it. Things really do sound better on vinyl. I’ve found some real gems in the world of used records. My favorites are a copy of Tapestry by Carole King and an awesome album of the Supremes Live at the Copa. eating // I’ve been all about the popcorn lately. I’ve been popping it on the stove and creating my own seasoning mixes….

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What It’s Like To Use Air BnB ?>

What It’s Like To Use Air BnB

I’ve been aware of Air BnB for quite some time now. I’ve curated multiple lists of “dream destinations” and spent countless hours scouring the site for the coolest listings. However, whenever we’d need to book a place, a hotel would end up being cheaper. For those of you who don’t know, Air BnB is a network of vacation rentals. You can choose to basically couch surf, you can rent out a “suite” or you can rent out an entire apartment/house/boat/what…

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Book Review: Beastly Bones by William Ritter ?>

Book Review: Beastly Bones by William Ritter

Beastly Bones (Jackaby #2) – William Ritter “I’ve found very little about private detective R. F. Jackaby to be standard in the time I’ve known him. Working as his assistant tends to call for a somewhat flexible relationship with reality.” In 1892, New Fiddleham, New England, things are never quite what they seem, especially when Abigail Rook and her eccentric employer R. F. Jackaby are called upon to investigate the supernatural. First, a vicious species of shape-shifters disguise themselves as…

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Tiny Kitchen Tools: Kelsey Nixon’s 3 Blade Compact Grater ?>

Tiny Kitchen Tools: Kelsey Nixon’s 3 Blade Compact Grater

I am a bit of a kitchen tool hoarder. I love all of my little gadgets and gizmos, but I’ve been trying to pare down my collection. We’ll be moving to DC soon and I know that space will be limited. I was is need of a zester, so I thought it would be a good idea to try out Kelsey Nixon’s compact 3 Blade Grater. It’s made specifically for small spaces and comes with 3 interchangeable blades. This is…

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5 Reasons Why I Run ?>

5 Reasons Why I Run

“so maybe running gives her time off from all of that. Maybe, it gives her something she can’t get any place else. Look at her, god, I want to be her. She looks so free, doesn’t she? No ones judging her, no boss to worry about, no guys to worry about, no games to figure her way through… she’s running, it’s early, it’s quiet. Just the sound of her feet on the asphalt. She likes to run alone, no pressure, no stress….

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Pure Detroit: The Guardian Building ?>

Pure Detroit: The Guardian Building

I spent the majority of yesterday in Detroit with one of my oldest friends, Lindsay. She has been walking me through how to use my new camera and we thought it would be fun way to snap some photos and test out the cameras capabilities. We toured the gorgeous Guardian Building with a company called Pure Detroit. They offer free tours of both the Guardian Building and the Fisher Building where they talk about both the buildings themselves as well…

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High Five For Friday: Back in the Swing of Things ?>

High Five For Friday: Back in the Swing of Things

1. DC Apartment Hunting Ivan and I spent last weekend in DC. We toured 7 different apartment complexes so that we could get a better idea of where we’d like to move. We narrowed it down and had a great weekend. It was probably our last mini vacation together until late July- Ivan’s got law school finals coming up and then he’ll have to study for the bar. So it was nice to take some time together before things get…

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