• Ditch Social Media. Seriously.

    Ditch Social Media

    Happy March, lovelies! I hope February was kind to you (even if you live in a frozen tundra, like me). What have you been up to for the past month? As some of you know, I took February off of Twitter to get deep into the final revision of my current manuscript. What started as a means to get work done turned out to be a much needed break. A month later, I realize, sometimes you just have to ditch social media. It’s funny, really. I didn’t know how badly I needed a break from Twitter until I forced myself to have one. A month off has given me some…

  • 2019 Bucket List

    Bree Crowder

    What’s your New Year’s Resolution? It’s something we come around to at the end of every year. What am I going to do to be better next year? In the past I’ve resolved to eat better, work harder, be kinder, and while those things are wonderful and indicative of working toward a better future, they’re kind of… ambiguous. So, I thought, What if I had tangible goals for 2019? This year, instead of resolutions, I’m rolling with a 2019 Bucket List. The moment I considered writing a bucket list versus resolutions, I thought, This is a wonderful way to see how much I accomplish in a year. These are things I can check off the list; things I can tangibly complete. I don’t know about you, but I rarely remember what my…

  • Feminism & Emma Watson’s Boobs

    feminism & emma watson's boobs

    I know this has been talked about to death, but with the recent Demi Lovato debacle, this debate is rearing its ugly head again: can a woman be a feminist while posing “topless” or “scantily” for a photo spread? It makes me sad to think that we need to define feminism, but I think we do. According to the Merriam-Webster dictionary, feminism is “the theory of the political, economic, and social equality of the sexes.” So, feminism is about gender equality. Being a feminist means that you believe in gender equality. Every gender can be a feminist. So, does Emma Watson posing with only a cardigan to cover her top…