In Honor of Poetry Month

Have you ever played the literary game of Would You Rather? The one which makes you decide between two unappealing choices, like, would you rather read only one book a year and remember everything, or read 100 and remember nothing? Having played this version years ago with a colleague, one answer has stuck with me,... Continue Reading →

Candy Panda Wax-preorder review

At the time of Candy Panda Wax's pre-order in January, two factors influenced my decision to purchase: I was about to embark on a lengthy wax no-buy and was craving clean linen blends something fierce. I'd only tried CPW's scents through samples with sugar scrub orders, or cups gifted from others and I was eager... Continue Reading →

The Crafted Van bookmarks

There's something about Spring that kindles a desire for cuteness and lightness in my life. For the second time, I subscribed to The Crafted Van's Read Happy Plan to satisfy the wish for whimsy, which can be delivered in the mail by way of a monthly subscription. I've featured this vendor in-depth before, but wanted... Continue Reading →

Teaser Tuesday: The Dry

I've broken up my non-fiction readathon with an audio book mystery. As it happens¬†The Dry runs parallel to The Great Alone which I teased last month. The story doesn't inhabit the grand icy landscape of uncivilized Alaska, but the scorching drought-prone rural farms of Australia. However, in both novels, the atmosphere sets a stifling mood... Continue Reading →

Pin Pal and partial pin collection

I've made no secret of my penchant for pins and pennants, and if I have, well, the secret's out. Collecting these little enamel tokens of my favorite fandoms truly brings me joy. But what's a fan to do when her burgeoning pin collection out-measures the length of her library badge lanyard? Enter Ardent Adornment.¬†The perfect... Continue Reading →

Wonderberry Sugar Scrubs

Wonderberry Wax is a vendor I've been meaning to try but just kept missing that restock boat. Back when I was serious about my wax no-buy, the time was right to stock up on indie body care. This happened to be when I caught Wonderberry's February post announcing a return of WB bath products. A... Continue Reading →

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