How to *actually* make your mornings more productive

Beep, beep, beep. The jarring sound of your alarm rings through the air, interrupting your peaceful sleep. Dread fills your veins as you realize it’s time to wake up and embark on whatever tasks the day has in store. While mornings can be deflating, there are steps you can take to make them more bearable. […]

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A definitive ranking of Jane Austen’s novels

I’m a massive Jane Austen fan. During quarantine, I purchased a compilation of her works, and it renewed my love for her novels.  Today I’m ranking Austen’s books from least favorite to favorite. My order changes constantly, but this tends to be the way things fall. Obviously this is based on my opinion, so if […]

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Five things I’ve Learned in Five years of blogging

Currently, Lately is five!  Well, technically, it’s been five since August, but because I wasn’t posting over the summer, I didn’t take the time to properly acknowledge the milestone, so humor me for a second.  It’s hard to believe it’s been five years since I hit publish on my first blog post (which, btw, has […]

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Six things I learned after working with resin for the first time

I can’t stop learning new crafts, guys.  Seriously, if this blog turns into a weekly log of my latest craft attempts, know that you’ve been warned.  Over the last year, I’ve tried my hand at a variety of artistic-related endeavors, ranging from jewelry making to wax seal stamping to embroidery.  It seems every couple of […]

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Rating my random quarantine purchases

Tie dye kits, ice cream makers, succulent gardens. For a lot of people, this has been an interesting year for shopping, as we’ve bought things to keep ourselves busy at home. Today I’m sharing a few of random items I purchased throughout the year either out of boredom or to keep myself entertained. I thought […]

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Skincare products i can’t get enough of

When I decided to start blogging again, I knew one of the first things I wanted to talk about was skincare. I used to write about skincare all the time on here. In fact, I got so used to it that even when I wasn’t blogging, I was still in the mindset of “Oh, I […]

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Learn to embroider with me!

Like many people, I’ve spent the majority of this past year sitting at home. My down time has mostly consisted of reading, knitting, and watching an excessive number of TikToks, but I’ve also committed myself picking up new hobbies. Last spring, I went through a painting phase. Following that, I got really into bleaching and […]

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Fun Things to Do At Home During Quarantine

Hey there!  It’s been a minute since the last time I posted here on the blog. So much has changed these past weeks that I honestly don’t even know where to begin. If you would’ve told me a month ago that my first post back would be a list of ways to keep yourself busy […]

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