Pink Magnolia Brunch

So a week or so ago, a few friends of mine from my grad school cohort decided to institute the first monthly edition of "Brunch & Bitch: Dallas Edition". It's basically going to hopefully be a monthly event where we all get together, catch up over brunch, and let it all out -- the good, … Continue reading Pink Magnolia Brunch

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Mad Girl: A Happy Life with a Mixed-Up Mind by Bryony Gordon

Content/Trigger Warning: This post will frankly discuss mental health -- specifically drug dependency, OCD, depression, and maybe more -- as always, please take care of yourself first.  First of all, we all know how much of a hot mess I am. I struggle with anxiety, OCD, depression, and more. I like to think I have … Continue reading Mad Girl: A Happy Life with a Mixed-Up Mind by Bryony Gordon

I’m Still Here: Black Dignity In A World Made For Whiteness by Austin Channing Brown

To be fair, it took me way too long to read this book because I was slammed and couldn't fully devout the kind of attention to it that it deserved. But it's a fascinating read about one woman's experience of being black in today's America and what it means to really authentically love yourself. A … Continue reading I’m Still Here: Black Dignity In A World Made For Whiteness by Austin Channing Brown

Urban Alchemy Coffee

My apologies for the unintentional hiatus! I just finished my first semester of grad school that was 4 classes in 5 weeks, combined with working full time. To say I was exhausted and overwhelmed is definitely an understatement but at the same time, I have never been this excited or motivated by a potential career … Continue reading Urban Alchemy Coffee

The Merry Spinster: Tales of Everyday Horror by Mallory Ortberg

Who doesn't love fairy tales or things that remind us of our childhoods & a way better time than what's currently going on? I know I do. Nostalgia is a beast that can rear its head when you need it most and it can be a strange wave of emotion if it isn't checked. I … Continue reading The Merry Spinster: Tales of Everyday Horror by Mallory Ortberg