Why being Julia in 2012 was rad.
College / Domestic Bliss / Holidays / Life

Why being Julia in 2012 was rad.

I have, apparently, never gotten over 2004. Maybe it’s because that was a responsibility-free year, or maybe it’s because the music scene in my hometown was particularly active that year; for whatever bullshit reason, if I write a date without thinking I almost always write 2004. This becomes most prevalent during year changes where I revert … Continue reading

Christmas Time in the Loft
Christmas / Domestic Bliss / Holidays / Home Decor

Christmas Time in the Loft

I, like many others, find October through March to be some of the best months. Halloween, Thanksgiving, our anniversary, Christmas, Lance’s birthday, New Year’s Eve, Valentine’s Day, St. Patrick’s Day, my birthday… It’s a holiday hullabaloo, and it’s divine! Christmas, to me, is a time to celebrate traditions, family, friends and the winter season. One … Continue reading

Too cool for school: Announcing graduation through nontraditional cards
College / Domestic Bliss / Graduation / Life

Too cool for school: Announcing graduation through nontraditional cards

As you can probably guess from my lack of posting, things have been… intense. I wrote for, edited, designed and completed my last fashion section for The University News (sob). I’ve been applying for jobs. I bought a graduation dress. I went out for my last college weekend and finally visited the near-campus bars and … Continue reading

Where is the coffee and why can’t I find socks?
College / Domestic Bliss / Fashion / Life

Where is the coffee and why can’t I find socks?

If I remember correctly, I woke up today yelling at Lance and crying about something. Whoops. Mornings aren’t my best or worst times… They’re just there– existent, semi-painful, fresh and inspiring, awful and exhausting. I normally pick up quick, though, once I’m finally out of bed. But not today. No, no, today was the last … Continue reading

Practicality meets properness in Martha’s handbook for housewives (and anyone else who cares about their belongings)
Domestic Bliss / Life / Reviews

Practicality meets properness in Martha’s handbook for housewives (and anyone else who cares about their belongings)

I spend my Sundays catching up on bad television, magazines and– most importantly– housework. It’s times like these I remember, and often re-open, the end-all-be-all of households texts; the motivation behind an ode to said book in Reviewing the Arts homework (ahem) and the amazing surprise wrapped in birthday paper months back is none other … Continue reading