Julep May Maven Box

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For my second Julep box, I was excited to make some customizations and add some mystery products.  Okay it’s been a couple weeks, but I’m finally writing about it.  Here’s what I got.

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Sunday Brunch

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Canvas Home Dauville Multiple Bud Vase

T-G-I-S.  I’ve probably never said that before!  But I was really off this week, mostly because (1) my seasonal allergies were on in full force, and (2) I got into a wonky, horrible sleep cycle, staying up waaaaay too late for too many nights in a row.  I used Saturday to sleep and chill and generally recover, and I earmarked Sunday for some important life management as well as some hobby time.  So for those reasons, I’m really glad to be at Sunday.  I’m feeling good about the day and the week to come.

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5 Things You Should Know About Beyoncé’s New Music

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Unless you’ve been living under a Roc, by now you’ve heard about Beyoncé’s break-the-internet boss move of an album release last weekend.  But you may not know what her new music is all about and why the whole thing is such a big deal.  Well, consider this post as your Beyoncé crib notes.  Below, I’ll run through five things you should know about Beyonce’s new music in order to understand this pop culture moment.

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What I’m Watching: Game of Thrones

Eeeeeee!  It’s here!  It’s finally here!  I have been waiting for Game of Thrones to return like a damn nerd fiend.  Rather than nerd out with a full season premiere recap, I’m going to hit a few highlights and link to the GoT recaps I like.  I’ll let you know what you need to know, what questions are driving me batty, and where to find more quality commentary.

*This post may contain spoilers.*

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Flora and Fawning

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A nice floral arrangement can transform a living space and transform my mood.  However, these days I’m ballin’ on a budget–and flowers definitely fall on the side of expendable luxury.  The solution:  by shopping at my local florist, I’ve found a way to get my flowers on the cheap.

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