Today, June 1st, is National Nail Polish Day! (It is also National Olive Day, National Go Barefoot Day, National Hazelnut Cake Day, National Heimlich Maneuver Day, National PenPal Day, and National Say Something Nice Day, because apparently, anything and everything can be a national day if you want it to be?? However, since I do not … Continue reading Writing With Style: 5 Bookish Nail Art Ideas
Hello everyone! I am back from a (somewhat unplanned) month-long break. I was booked calendar-wise with events, and I was writing my book in my slim free time, but now I've carved out some time to blog again! Over my break, I went to NYC to visit The Strand. For those of you who don't know, … Continue reading 10 Reasons You Should Visit The Strand Bookstore
Hello everybody! Sorry for my mini Haitus, I was busy planning a huge party...My little sister just turned twelve, and so of course, a Harry Potter Party was in order. After creating a large Pinterest board, DIYing and buying decorations, creating a lot of food, and organizing some activities, I am positive we threw the … Continue reading How to Throw the Ultimate Harry Potter Party: Food, Decorations, Games, and More!
Because I want to literally cover myself in books at all times, I've amassed a collection of literary jewelry. Bookish rings, necklaces, pins, and bracelets are a perfect subtle (or not so subtle, depending on exactly how large your trinkets are) way to show your love for writing and reading. So, welcome to my jewelry … Continue reading Writing With Style: Literary Jewelry
Okay, to start off with, you don't have to be tall to pull long skirts off. Trust me. I'm 5"3. And here's another disclaimer: When you look up 'long tweed skirt' on Google, you'll get a lot of articles telling you how to wear one without looking like a librarian. However, my main strategy is to … Continue reading Writing With Style: Long Skirts
There are three universally acknowledged truths in the world: You will get your best writing ideas when you don't have anything to write them down with. Dolores Umbridge is the absolute worst character in the Harry Potter series. Polka dots are seriously adorable. I love polka dots. Sometimes they're painted as a print for little … Continue reading Writing With Style: Po(e)lka Dots
You shouldn't be wearing PJs when you write. I know. You have decided based off that sentence that I am wrong and probably one of those people who asks for Caesar salads without the dressing. (What can I say? I really like plain lettuce.) After all, isn't writing in pajamas the ultimate freelancing dream? I too, … Continue reading How to Write With Style