Favorite Fall Reads

The best reading season is inarguably fall. Summer is sometimes nice for reading outside, except that actually it’s super hot and sweaty and buggy and awful. People glorify “beach reads,” but books get all sandy and suncreen-y and warped just from being near the ocean, I guess. (Insert Danny from The Mindy Project shouting “I…

I’m Falling for Fall- Here’s Why!

As a Florida native who grew up spending winter break tanning at the beach one of the things I was most looking forward to in arriving at Emerson was experiencing real seasons. I was excited for the first snowfall of winter and a spring that didn’t reach 80 degrees by the heat of the day…

How To Survive the Last Few Weeks of the Spring Semester

Spring break is over and it’s back to the grindstone for the last weeks of the semester. Any energy you regained from your week away has probably been well spent now–and if you’re like me, you’re hoping you won’t run out of steam before May. Today’s post is your personal survival guide to finishing out…

Make the Most of Your Small Space in Three Easy Steps

Moving into college, especially for the first time, is exciting. Squeezing all of your belongings into a tiny room you share with someone else is not. Even if you’ve graduated from a dorm, chances are your apartment may not be that big either. If you’re not sure how you could possibly fit everything into such…

Television Goodbyes and Hellos

Television is one of those things I both love and hate. Sometimes I can get so invested in a show and its characters, it almost seems real. As each season comes to an end, I’m left feeling relieved and anxious for the next, but with the invention of the DVR and Netflix, I can get…

Candy For All

When I was a kid, fall was my absolute favorite. Of course I loved Christmas in the winter, my birthday in the spring and the never ending playfulness of summer, but something about fall air always energized my young mind. Some of my most heartwarming childhood memories are from brisk Halloweens where I would play in…

Sweater Weather

All jokes about infinity scarves and pumpkin spice lattes aside, fall is actually a wonderful time of year. I love the brisk air outside, which makes it feel so much cozier when you curl up under a blanket with a good book. I also love that the start of fall means that soon, it will…

Your Immune System vs. the Changing Season

Every year, as the leaves begin to slowly float their way to the ground like golden snowflakes. I find myself looking at them in awe while also reaching in my pocket for a tissue to blow my nose. Yes, autumn is a beautiful season that brings a crisp vibe to the air as well as…

In Defense of the Pumpkin Spice Latte

I can practically see you rolling your eyes already and picturing me sitting in front of my laptop, sipping on orange, frothy goodness from Starbucks, wearing yoga pants and Uggs and cradling a small baby pumpkin. Even though that is not what I look like currently, I would not mind finding myself in that situation….

6 Comforting Fall Beverages (Plus Recipes!)

Rejoice, it’s fall! That time of year where boots, layers, scarves and sweaters come out to play! While the temperature drops, the colors heat up; we see the Boston Common turn from crisp green into a polychrome wonderland of golden yellow and ruby red leaves. Don’t let the chill of the breeze drag down your…