Tuesday Tag: The Spring Cleaning Book Tag

Whoo, back at it again with another Tuesday Tag! I’ve been writing a lot of these posts the day of, so excuse my awkward post timing – I’ll get the handle on this once the rest of my life slows down a bit, but for now… Big thanks to Destiny for tagging me, ilyboo! ūüíĖContinue reading “Tuesday Tag: The Spring Cleaning Book Tag”

Summer Vacation: Touring San Francisco

Finally! The last part of my June vacation! And here we are mid-December, oops. I still have to share everything from my trip to the UK last September but, for now… Let’s go back to the Aquarium & Alcatraz!!   First, Shane and I went to the San Francisco Aquarium of the Bay! I loveContinue reading “Summer Vacation: Touring San Francisco”

Baylie’s 18th Birthday Weekend

Back in July I visited my younger brother Baylie for the last time before moving across the country. The visit doubled as a “goodbye” and as a birthday visit since he was turning 18, and it was also an opportunity for me to see his new home and where he lived up in Jacksonville!  Continue reading “Baylie’s 18th Birthday Weekend”

Game Review: Life Is Strange (PC) + A Giveaway!

Developer:¬†Dontnod Entertainment Publisher:¬†Square Enix Genre:¬†Episodic Graphic Adventure Mode(s):¬†Single Player Perspective:¬†Third person Platform Played:¬†PC Final Score:¬†9/10 I purchased this game without having done much research on it beforehand because it was on sale and “it looked cool”. While normally it takes a little bit more to persuade me to make a purchase, my inherently impulsive natureContinue reading “Game Review: Life Is Strange (PC) + A Giveaway!”

Recipe: Swirly Nutella Cheesecake Squares

First, I need to let you know that my inaccurate cutting led to these being more rectangular than the title of this recipe would lead you to believe, but we’re going to pretend that isn’t the case – may the odds of even cutting be ever in your favor! Second, I have some seriously talentedContinue reading “Recipe: Swirly Nutella Cheesecake Squares”

Recipe: Stuffed Lasagna Roll-Ups

By the time I’m writing this, all of these delicious little roll-ups have already been devoured. Rest in peace in our bellies, sweethearts! These are AWESOME to make for dinner for 3¬†main reasons: 1) They’re easy & fast – even with prep, lasagna boiling and roll-up forming, the entire meal takes less than an hourContinue reading “Recipe: Stuffed Lasagna Roll-Ups”

Recipe: Green Summer Smoothie Cubes

I know a lot of people think putting vegetables in their sweet treats is really weird. I’ve heard all the “that looks like baby poop” jokes I can stand, thanks. I will still keep reaping the benefits of this wonderfully delicious smoothie, and I’ll still keep laughing in the face of those who inhibit theContinue reading “Recipe: Green Summer Smoothie Cubes”

Game Review: The Last of Us (PS3)

Developer:¬†Naughty Dog Genre:¬†Survival horror, action-adventure Mode:¬†Single Player, Multiplayer (online) Perspective:¬†Third person Platform: Playstation 3 Rating: Mature 17+ Final Score:¬†9/10 Naughty Dog had some big shoes to fill after the success of its Uncharted trilogy (let’s please not also forget¬†Crash, who will forever hold a bandicoot-shaped place in my heart), and if reviews and the factContinue reading “Game Review: The Last of Us (PS3)”

Review: Concrete Minerals (+ Swatches!)

I have only very recently gotten into makeup, and one of the biggest challenges for me has been finding decent eyeshadows, and applying them without looking like a crazy clown freak. I am still learning, and my most recently shadow purchase has been from an independent cosmetics company called Concrete Minerals, which has been aroundContinue reading “Review: Concrete Minerals (+ Swatches!)”

Film Review: Silent House (2012)

The younger (and infinitely more talented) sister of Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen stars in directors Chris Kentis and Laura Lau’s English adaptation of Gustavo Hernandez’ Uruguayan film of the same name, whose screenplay is reportedly based on a true story from the 1940s. Elizabeth Olsen stars in the psychological thriller as Sarah, a pretty butContinue reading “Film Review: Silent House (2012)”