7 Reasons Why Skirts are Better than Pants

Take one look at my Instagram profile and you’ll notice that I pretty much always wear skirts when I venture outdoors. On the rare occasion that I don pants, usually somebody points and shrieks, “YOU’RE WEARING PANTS!” as though I spend most of my days in my skivvies. Skirts are better than pants. Here are seven reasons why: Skirts Disguise My Short Legs Anyone with short legs knows how much...

TWILIGHT’S CHILD – A Grown-Ass V.C. Andrews Review

After the mess that was Secrets of the Morning, I was beyond stoked to start fresh with Twilight’s Child. No longer is Dawn Cutler a dumbass teenager. Now she’s a grown-ass woman (like me!) who learns (without even a high school diploma) how to run an entire resort. Is she #girlboss enough to do it? Let’s dive deep in this Grown-Ass V.C. Andrews review! AS MRS. JAMES GARY LONGCHAMP, DAWN...

SECRETS OF THE MORNING – A Grown-Ass V.C. Andrews Review

Alas, we return to the Cutler series, as I have purchased the rest of the books rom my local used bookstore! SHOP LOCAL! We’re back with Dawn Cutler, and we’re eager to spend more time in her garbage life. Secrets of the Morning is the second book in the Cutler series, and it picks up right where Dawn left off. SHADOWED BY HER TORTURED PAST, DAWN HAS A BRIGHT NEW...

Why I’m Quitting Fast Fashion

I’ve thinking about quitting fast fashion for a while, but that shit requires commitment. Sometimes you just need a kick in the face, and I finally got it. Back in summer, I needed a white dress. I found a white dress. (NOTE: I didn’t buy it from the site listed. I got it from Hudson’s Bay.) Regular price, it was $69.99 CDN, but it was on sale for $27.99. When...

FALLING STARS – A Grown-Ass V.C. Andrews Review

Alas, I am here to review the final book in the Shooting Stars mini-series, Falling Stars. Cinnamon, Ice, Rose and Honey finally have a chance at fulfilling their dreams in the Senetsky School of Peforming Arts. While I can’t say that it’s exactly been a ride, I’m excited to delve into this last adventure that actually takes place in a proper V.C. Andrews setting. ALL THE WORLD’S A STAGE β€”...

HONEY: A Grown-Ass V.C. Andrews Review

Here we are at the final individual novella in the Shooting Stars mini-series. These books have provided me with an easy escape from the tail-end of summer. Thus, I can admit that I’ve enjoyed hate-reading them. So let’s take one last deep-dive review into a hastily-plotted V.C. Andrews novel, Honey. IN HER MUSIC, SHE FOUND SWEET SALVATION Honey grew up on a farm under her strict, fanatically religious grandfather’s disapproving...

ROSE: A Grown-Ass V.C. Andrews Review

We’re getting into the thick of the Shooting Stars mini-series, so if you haven’t checked out the first two books, Cinnamon and Ice, make sure you do! So let’s dive into my review of Rose, which promises a truer return to typical V.C. Andrews form. Here’s a look at the synopsis: WHEN SHE DANCED, SHE COULD DREAM… Beautiful and talented, Rose was the apple of her father’s eye. But when...

5 Ways to Stop Hating Your Writing

We’ve all been there, in that point of writing where we just can’t write another word. Why? Because the writing is bad, oh so bad, worth destroying, please get the fucking kerosene and burn this shit down I’m the worst writer in the universe please cancel. Clearly, by being here, you’re looking for a quick way out, so here are my 5 ways to stop hating your writing. Read Shitty...

When #MOMLIFE and #WRITERLIFE Collide

Yesterday I managed to get my son to sleep for the afternoon. My daughter was spending the day at my parents’ and I had a wonderful moment of solace to drink a cup of coffee and listen to The Damage Report with John Iadarola. Then I got a text message from Richard Thomas: Adding you to the call in about 10 minutes! And I was like OH FUCKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKK! A Little...