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    How to Cope When You’re Feeling Overwhelmed by Current Events

    “Caring for myself is not self-indulgence, it is self-preservation, and that is an act of politicalwarfare.” — Audre Lorde As I sit here writing this, people in my city are hurting. Last night a man took a gun into a crowded area of Toronto and started shooting. A young woman and a little girl were […]

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    6 Natural DIY Insect Repellents for Indoor Pests

    Up until recently my husband and I rented a cute little 1950’s bungalow. While I seriously loved that little house, there’s one thing I could have done without: the bugs. And oh my word were there bugs. Now let’s just state for the record that this had nothing to do with our cleanliness. I wish […]

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    How to Make Your Own Fruit and Herb Infused Sun Tea

    Almost all of my summertime memories from childhood have iced tea in them. Odd, I know, but growing up in the hot, humid south, iced tea was a big deal. My mom didn’t even heat up the water first. She would simply drop a couple bags of black tea in a pitcher of cool tap […]

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    Not Giving a F*ck Is the New Self Help Trend (and It Changed My Life)

    On any given day, if you were to go through my text messages you would see one of three things. One, a slew of group texts, sometimes muted for the entirety of the conversation revolving around how an acquaintance has wronged a group chat member. Two, half laid-out plans, brimming with possibility of a meal, but […]

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    Obsessed with Sharp Objects? Then You’ll Love These 10 Novels

    Since America seems to be having a ~moment~ with the whole thriller/violent crime/mystery thing, it’s high time I come out of the closet — I’m a lifelong fan of all things true crime and thriller. Give me your dark, your twisted, your “oh shit, that happens?” and I’ll be one happy lil’ murderino. And let […]

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    20 Healthy Recipes You Can Meal Prep on Sunday

    Copy By: Madeline Galassi Feature Image By: My Food Story After a day at work, the chances of me making a home-cooked, healthy meal are slim to none (the chances of me making an Easy Mac and calling it a night are close to 100, though). Getting in the routine of meal prepping on Sunday […]

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    This Adaptogenic Midnight Milk Will Help You Sleep Better Tonight

    Insomnia is a total bummer. Is there anything more frustrating than feeling tired all day long, finally going to bed, and then suddenly finding yourself wide awake? It’s the worst! This adaptogenic Midnight Milk is made with a combination of ashwagandha, schisandra berries, and rose petals to help relax your mind and ease you into […]

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    White, Red or Rosé? 3 Wine Slushies to Try This Weekend

    This post has been sponsored by Bai. All thoughts and opinions are my own. Warm weather completely changes my cocktail game, and I have a feeling I’m not alone in this. Wine slushie recipes are everywhere lately—and for good reason. They’re refreshing, easy to make, and perfect for get-togethers with friends and family. But what […]

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    Not All Plus-Sized Women Are an Hourglass Shape

    As body positivity becomes more of the norm (Yes! Finally!), plus size fashion continues to make its way into our favorite retailers. From Madewell recently extending its sizing, to J.Crew pairing up with Universal Standard and Target’s wide array of amazing plus size options, plus size ladies are finally getting somAQe recognition. Last fall, there […]