NaNoWriMo 2013 Challenge Accepted!


Image found via Pinterest For those of you who don't know, an awesome thing has been happening in the blogisphere for the past few years called NaNoWriMo -AKA National Novel Writing Month. Essentially, writers of all kinds can accept the challenge to write a 50,000 word novel by the end of November. And this year,…

The truth about DIY


As you may or may not know, I am OBSESSED with Pinterest. And, I'm not alone in this. Millions of other people use this site and can attest to the addictive nature of wanting to pin away countless hours. Luckily, I don't have a job yet, but I can say that I've procrastinated on many…

Steinbeck on Love


While doing research for one of my posts, I came across a letter that John Steinbeck wrote to his son about falling in love, and love advice in general. It is funny how people are constantly searching for the "right" advice on things such as this, and I couldn't help but feel that Steinbeck put…

Adventure Week One


You may, or may not, have realized that Tuesday came along and passed with no post from me. Whoops. Well, not really. I came to the conclusion that Tuesday is just an awkward day to make a daily post. Therefore, I would say to look for a "new things" post towards the end of the…

Panda Time!


Sometimes when life gets you down and you just don't know how to pick yourself up, what do you do? Well, I'll tell you what I do, or actually I'll show you. Warning, it is insanely cute and adorable. So if you are cute squeamish.... well I warned you. Also, I have a Panda obsession.…

For the love of…Valentine’s Day?


Some Valentine's Day fun!: So, today is Valentine's Day. Most single people absolutely despise this day. But, even before my Facebook status went from "single" to "in a relationship" I LOVED Valentine's Day. In fact, this is probably my least favorite Valentine's that I have ever had, but that is entirely my own doing. I've…

Historic findings, but what does it mean?


So the search for King Richard III is over. Unfortunately, I am not jumping up and down like a proper Richardian, however, I have been a waiting for the results with plenty of anticipation, which I posted about before The whole ordeal has brought history to life for me and countless others. My fascintation with…