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2 Dec

Gifts That Give Back – Giftaway

We had so much fun rounding up our Gifts that Give Back gift guide last year, we couldn’t wait to find new do-good goodies for this year! ?? Make sure to read all the way down to find out how to enter the giftaway!! ?? Some are big, some are small. Some are pricey ?, but not all. Some are for your love❤️, some are for the pupper ?, some are for your pal ?, and some are to serve supper ?.  


1. Acacia Wood Heart Bowl- Each purchase supports artisans at Acacia Creations in the Philippines. 2. Waka Waka Power5- The WakaWaka Foundation, which is supported by your purchase, donates WakaWaka...
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12 Oct

Minimizing Waste and Maximizing Action

As two very opinionated and outspoken women, we rarely find ourselves speechless. That being said, when it does happen, it’s usually because of something pretty fucking awesome. Recently, while surfing the interwebs, we saw a video about a young woman, Lauren Singer, who lives a nearly zero waste lifestyle, and It moved us. Among all of the poisonous garbage constantly plastered across the internet, and the earth literally falling apart, here was someone who actually gave a shit. A big one. Admittedly, life got in the way, and unfortunately, this story got overshadowed on our focus queue. Last weekend, when we were exploring Williamsburg, we saw the words “Package Free” and everything clicked. Maybe it was a lucky coincidence, or maybe...
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19 Sep

Tunesday with The Bold Type

Despite the constant intent to be open-minded in every aspect of the my life, I admit that I am human and, at times, fall short. Such was the case with The Bold Type. I am not sure if it is because I worked in the magazine industry for years and believe it is not always portrayed in entertainment accurately. Or, perhaps, it was because of my sheer skepticism that a show based off millennial best friends in NYC who work at a magazine centered around sex and fashion could be anything but a superficial attempt to reach a demographic without challenging it.   It was a happy surprise that these negative ideas about the show were completely inaccurate. I happily admit...
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1 Aug

Tunesday: a love letter to Deacon Frey

The Eagles have been a long-standing favorite band of mine, and last year, we lost a true rock n’ roll revolutionary with Glenn Frey’s passing. When the time came last Saturday at the Classic East festival, his son, Deacon, stepped in and swept me away. Deacon, Let me get right down to it: I wanna sleep with you in the desert night. At a time when I feel music has become spoiled by superficial nonsense, you appeared like a white knight, flanked by your experienced elders, to save the day. You knew the size of your father’s shoes when you agreed to sing with the band, and you honored him on stage- filling those shoes as if they were made for you too. You embody the...
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25 Jul

Tunesday with Sammy Brue

Sometimes on a gloomy day like today, instead of listening to bubbly “sunny” music, I let the mood wash over and enjoy taking the opportunity to listen to a more weather-reflective kind of tune (that is not in any way a negative). As with many of our Tunesdays, I am captivated by a random song or voice- often forgetting how I ever came to hear them in the first place. Today’s is no different. Sammy Brue is a 15-year-old with a distinct sound, and loads of potential. Despite not necessarily having anything earth-shatteringly unique about his sound, he seems to have mastered it, placing him on par with many of today’s more experienced alternative-folk musicians. The first song of his I heard was...
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21 Jul

Friday Feels

It’s taken me a while to truly process and understand this, but I’m ready for some life changes! I am now going to be very intentional about the food I eat and the effects it has on my body. I am on a mission: eat to live and not live to eat.  I feel I have been neglecting my body for years and cannot wait to share my journey with you! Get ready for some yummy recipes and any tips I gather along the way. My body has been trying to tell me things for years and I’m finally ready to listen. Xx G...
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18 Jul

Tunesday with Seavera

Whoever was manning the Starbucks playlist at the Fort Lauderdale Airport at 6 am yesterday, was on point. I was sleepy and grumpy and both of those feelings only grew stronger when I saw the size of the Starbucks line… full of other zombies waiting for their boosts of energy. Suddenly, a sound began to captivate me, completely erasing any negative emotions I had previously held. I couldn’t quite place the voice, but the sound had an extremely familiar quality, and a calming presence in my head. It felt like Birdy meets Haim. Like Bon Iver and Regina Spektor had a love child who is somehow also related to Ed Sheeran. Thank goodness for Shazam, because now I know who that enthralling sound...
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6 Jul

Thursday Thoughts 4:44

I understand that I have limited expertise in the matter of Rap, but I have a lot of feelings about Jay-Z’s new album, 4:44, and today’s post is my exploration of those feelings. There are several things about this album that make it a one of a kind, revolutionary release. Jay-Z is known for being particularly private, especially in respect to his home-life, her highness, Queen Beyonce, and any rumored infidelity on his part. He addresses the incident-gone-viral when Solange assaulted him, and even more surprisingly, also addresses the events surrounding it- relating to said affairs. In an uncharted move for someone in the usually macho-centric genre, the premier track, “Kill Jay Z”, is a direct assessment and ultimate vulnerable admonition of how egos can...
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