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    The Libby App: My New Best Friend

    I love reading. I love books! I love spending money on books! My parents don’t love my spending copious amounts of money on books. Cha Ching! Normally, the answer would be to go to the library, but my family’s busy schedule didn’t permit bi-monthly trips to the library. So I mostly just racked up fines for books I finished but never returned. This is where the Libby app comes into play. Libby is Overdrive’s little sibling. On Libby, you can listen to audiobooks, read e-books, and check out other digital content (think, books, magazines, and audiobooks). Libby is great! I use the app itself mostly for listening to audiobooks. As I…

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    Currently Coveting No. 4

    Having just announced my shopping ban, I felt a bit hypocritical writing this book and online window shopping. Ultimately, I came to this conclusion: this blog is my creative outlet and one of my creative hobbies is creating fun and pretty and outfits. Honestly, most of these outfits are so different from my usual uniform of jean shorts and a T-shirt – I like living vicariously through these Currently Coveting posts. dress | sandals | watch | bracelet | necklace | scarf | earrings Gingham Wrap Midi Dress I hate midi dresses. I love wrap dresses. I’m not sure if I’d love or hate this dress. I do think this…

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    Making Content to Consume Lists

    A few days ago, I came across a massive post on Carly the Prepster’s Facebook Group. It was a list of small bloggers and micro-influencers. I clicked on every link with the intent to follow, read, or just check out all of the blogs listed. I didn’t get to it that day, so when I opened my computer the next day – I HAD 30 TABS OPEN. Now, I’m the kind of person who gets super stressed out when I have too many tabs open. It’s just visually overwhelming and urgh! I’m just not a fan. Then I had an idea! Eureka! (I’m like basically Pythagoras now!)   Anyways, I…

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    Book Review: Such a Fun Age

    Warning: minor spoilers ahead Such a Fun Age by Kiley Reid Rating: ★★★★☆ I have a lot of thoughts about this book – perhaps more than I can make sense of. Then again, having too many thoughts to make sense of is my perpetual state of being anyway, so what else is new? One I think this book is honestly, just indicative of how white people act sometimes. As an African American growing up in a wealthy, white, and liberal suburb, Alix’s actions don’t surprise me at all. Two I thought this book did a great job as a smart and sharp social commentary while still being fun and enjoyable.…