Celebrating Women’s History Month with Chateau Ste. Michelle

This past weekend, Chateau Ste. Michelle invited me to experience their outdoor igloos in celebration of Women’s History Month. I brought my best friend and pandemic podmate who is one of the women I most love celebrating life with! She works for Seattle Colleges and has told me about how Chateau Ste. Michelle provides wine for their annual Believe Gala…
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Simple Beginner Sourdough Starter Recipe & Essential Tools

A lot of people started making bread during the pandemic, so I’m late having started this journey last month. But if you follow me on Instagram (see Bread 🍞 highlight), you may have seen that I’ve hit the ground hard on this new hobby! Considering I don’t love cooking or baking, I’m surprised by my own enthusiasm in bread baking.…
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Black History Month: 10 Books by Black Authors to Read

Growing up, I went to small, non-diverse schools, and we didn’t read many books by BIPOC authors. In high school, we read Things Fall Apart by Chinua Achebe, a Nigerian author, though we didn’t really analyze the criticisms of racism, colonization, and white saviorism within the novel. I wish I could say high school English curriculum looks a lot more…
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My Favorite Everyday Gold Earrings

These past few weeks have been emotionally and literally exhausting with work, as educators are putting in 12-16+ hours daily with no weekends off. I won’t speak to it yet, but it is ironic with the timing of my education series haha. I’ll eventually continue the series when I have time in the evenings to write again. For now, I’m…
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Career Q&A: Why I Decided to be a High School Teacher […

I’ve had this blog since college — a decade ago when blogging was really just for kicks and a journal of sorts. I kept it up through getting my Master in Teaching, my career as a teacher, and my transition out of teaching last year, though I never wrote in-depth about these topics. I still work in education, but now…
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Goodbye 2020

2020 was a year that started off as any other… The 1st photo I posted was in anticipation of our spring trip to Japan and Korea and 2nd photo was on Valentine’s Day at an indoor event with hundreds of people. Both international travel and large gatherings are unfathomable now. By spring, everyday shrank and blurred and grayed. Don’t early…
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