~ Baking Lemon Donut Holes ~

I found a recipe for Greek Yogurt Lemon Donuts on Tumblr this weekend and just had to make them. I’m not the biggest fan of donuts (understatement) but I do love lemons, so of course I wanted to try them! Continue reading “~ Baking Lemon Donut Holes ~”

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Thoughts on Pacific Rim 2 & The Weeknd’s New Album

I went to see Pacific Rim 2 this weekend. I know, judge me. What 24-year-old in the world cares enough about giant robots battling giant monsters to watch a whole movie about it? I do. Me, me, me! It may come as a surprise, but I kind of have a history with monster flicks. My dad used to have all the Godzilla movies on regular rotation–and I’m talking retro Godzilla, where he’s in black and white and smashing replicas of towns and power lines, and the English is dubbed over the Japanese so their mouths never line up right.

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Ugly Customers

I don’t mean ugly as in physically, but ugly in the way they treat people. Some customers come to you with a chip on their shoulder, already bitter and angry and just looking for someone to take it out on. It happened to me just this morning: a lady stepped up and before I could even say hello, ask how she was, or scan her items, she snapped, “I didn’t know [gas station] workers were allowed to be on their phones.” Continue reading “Ugly Customers”

Currently Crushing On: Drinks & Lipstick

I’ve been agonizing over what to write because I just haven’t felt the inspiration that’s come so easily to me lately. Over the past couple of months, I’ve been updating this blog with weekly regularity for the first time ever. It’s also probably the first time I’ve ever been so consistent with anything in my life, and all without even trying. After a week of living, the posts kind of write themselves because here’s always something at the forefront of my mind–it’s just a matter of getting it down. Continue reading “Currently Crushing On: Drinks & Lipstick”

Self-Care Chat + My Routine

Today I want to write about a topic very near and dear to my heart: self-care. Specifically, I want to talk about how for those with depression/anxiety/mood or mental health issues, self-care routines are one of the first things to fall by the wayside. What happens is we prioritize our jobs or other responsibilities (like the adults we are) and then we don’t have any energy left to spend on ourselves. Or so it feels. Continue reading “Self-Care Chat + My Routine”

A Sampling of Rude Customers

Over the past few days I’ve dealt with more rude customers than usual. There’s 4 standouts in particular I’d like to tell you guys about, and while I know writing it down won’t make people change their ways, my hope is that I can raise some small awareness about the terrible way retail workers are treated on the daily. Step behind a counter and put on a uniform and it’s amazing the things people think are okay to say and do to you. So let’s get right to it, shall we?

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