It’s Thursday! Today you get a poetic throwback, because my heart is feeling full and all I want to do these days is sit outside with the moon in the warm summer breeze and forget my to-do list. But these words bring the moon a little closer and make me forget that I live in […]

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Hello paaaarty people! This edition of Turntable Tuesday is brought to you by the letter E… for ETTA. I’m not going to ramble on about Etta James and her story because you should really read about it in her own words. “Rage to Survive: The Etta James Story” is probably one of the best autobiographies […]

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Guys, did you know that happy girls are the prettiest?……… Yeah, me neither. But my Facebook page and Pinterest boards tell me it’s true. I see it every time I search for motivation Monday ideas. I honestly have no problem with people adopting different mantras into their life. As I said in a previous post, […]

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Hello party people! I am going to take a break from our regular scheduled programming to bring you a playlist of current(ish) female artists/bands featuring female artists. It’s easy to say the music industry is dead when you turn on a radio station playing top 40 on repeat (werk werk werk etc). Some might even […]

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Confession: I am a lower-middle-class white girl. Ok, that’s not the confession; you all know I’m a white girl. My name is Megan Flynn. I pretty much Irish step-danced out of the womb. You can land planes with the reflection off my shoulders. I’m a pasty ginger, it is what it is. My confession is […]

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Did you know… That three of my best friends decided to get married this year? Two of them write for this blog. Hannah ties the knot exactly one month from today, and Meg follows suit just two weeks later. And I have the pleasure of standing up as Maid-of-Honour for both of these pretty people, […]

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Hello paaarty people! Today’s Turntable Tuesday is brought to you by the letter D… for DUSTY. Dusty Springfield was born Mary Isobel Catherine Bernadette O’Brien in West Hampstead, North London on April 16th, 1939. Springfield was raised in a music-loving family and found inspiration in Peggy Lee, Jo Stafford and other vocalists of the American […]

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Is it too late now to say sorry? Not according to Amy Poehler. Bet you thought I was going to say Justin Bieber, eh? Though he also has done some great apologizing lately, he never inspired me to do the same. I read “Yes Please” by Amy Poehler recently, and found so many little pieces […]

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This is going to sound weird coming from a girl who was rhapsodizing about magic three weeks ago, but I loooooooove scary things: ghost stories, monsters, real-life horror, all the things that go bump or creak or stalk or slither in the night. I think there is also a kind of magic in being able […]

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