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The First Annual Emcademy Awards – Part 2

  Heeeeeeeeeeere’s part 2! it has been slightly longer than 24 hours, but I have been a Productive Adult in the last two days cleaning and decorating, so that makes up for it, right? Right?     Most Likely To Give Me Anxiety Before It’s Even Out Ahahahahaha thinking about this movie too hard makes me vaguely queasy but it’s fine. …

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The First Annual Emcademy Awards – Part 1

I’ve already done a post about movies in recent memory, but seeing as the night before last was the most glamorous night of the year (they clearly didn’t see me in the Agent Carter undercover dress at Dragon*Con last year – the more glitter the more glamour, amirite?) I couldn’t stop myself from staging my very own awards show. It’s basically the same…

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My Vintage Makeup Capsule Bag

I started exploring a lot of my vintage makeup looks with a book called Style Me Vintage: Makeup (which inspired my earlier Clara Bow photos!) and one of the key things i learned from it was to build a small collection that you can build lots of looks from. Having a capsule bag or collection saves money, keeps things simple and organized, and…

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100 Things To Do In 2018

It’s 2018 planner time again! I’m working through the Leonie Dawson Shining Year Workbook, and in it you work for several days to create a list of 100 AMAZING things you’d like to happen in 2018. They can be big goals, or little ones, or in between – it’s supposed to be a way to quickly jot down all the…

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5 Public Transport Essentials, or, Buses Are Hard

I am not a bus expert. In fact, I am a bus newb. A bewb, if you will. I was keenly aware that when I moved to Hunstville, a large part of my transportation situation would rely on this thing I don’t have much experience with. I researched it thoroughly, checking and double-checking routes, and, like a big giant nerd, leaving an…

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According to Em – Top 10 Movies of All Time

I intended to post a few more times BEFORE my move, but about two weeks before I was supposed to be in Huntsville, my digestive system descended into the underworld and didn’t completely return until I had about three days to move. Those three days were POSSIBLY the most exhausting of my life, where I wasn’t so much of a…

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Moving, Dolly Parton, and Decluttering Myself

I spent the morning wading through a pile of my possessions so closely resembling the size of the Smoky Mountains that Dolly Parton came to me in a vision and offered me a stack of pancakes and a Ripley’s Believe it or Not t-shirt. Normally, my room is messy for…unpleasant reasons. It’s a direct reflection of my mental health, and…

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The Extra Girl’s Guide To The Ultimate Bathroom

Have you ever seen that episode of 2 Broke Girls where they break into Caroline’s former rich girl mansion and Max falls in love with her tub? I feel like Max and I understand one another when it comes to the perfect bathtub. A spa night is a regular part of my week, but my bathtub is a plain old,…

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50 Things About Me

my favorite color is purple, but my favorite color combination is red and gold unsurprisingly, I am a Gryffindor I didn’t meet my best friend for the first 3 years of our friendship – we texted and Skyped ever day. I finally got to meet her this summer, and it WAS THE BEST THING.  my favorite savory food is seafood…

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