Make Mine a Double

Today I popped into one of my favorite coffee shops in Asheville, Double D's Coffee & Desserts! If you're ever wandering through the streets of Downtown you can't miss this, mainly because it's a bright red double-decker bus parked in a patio. Besides its iconic English face, I love the bus's whimsical inside decor and … Continue reading Make Mine a Double

A Playlist for the Week

I've only had Spotify for a few weeks now, but I've already fallen in love with the ready made playlists! The "Pop Punk's Not Dead" playlist is a recent discovery. It's so great! A perfect blend of older pop punk and newer bands I'd never heard of before. It reminds me of pairing your fave … Continue reading A Playlist for the Week

On Staying Young

I work as a lifeguard at a resort. Each weekday morning I open the pool half an hour early for a water aerobics class attended by elderly women from the surrounding neighborhood. Today was no different. I opened the gate, set out freshly rolled towels, opened umbrellas, and turned on the speaker. However, there was one … Continue reading On Staying Young

Playlist for the Week

Okay, so, confession time...I'm in love with "Badlands" by Halsey. I'd give you the entire album as a playlist but unfortunately not everyone has that same "I will listen to this on repeat until I die" mentality. So if you don't do anything else this week, do me a favor and at least go listen … Continue reading Playlist for the Week

This Summer’s Hottest Reads

Summer 2016 has plenty of popular books ready for you to stow away in your suitcase or sling in your backpack for time spent at any vacation spot. Here's what's hot now so you can read it before everyone else spoils the ending. Me Before You by Jojo Moyes What better way to start off … Continue reading This Summer’s Hottest Reads

Read “Star Sand” if You Liked…

The Island of the Blue Dolphins! I can't tell you how many times I read this book as a kid, either for my own enjoyment or for a class requirement. The Island of the Blue Dolphins by Scott O'Dell is a tale of adventure that starts when a young Indian girl named Karana gets left … Continue reading Read “Star Sand” if You Liked…