My daughter (Girl About Town) bought me these wonderful face masks for Mother’s Day from Preen Apothecary. I finally had time to [...]
Dayton Coffee Shop Series
When I reached my 200th post, I asked my readers for some feedback. Among the responses, it was suggested I talk about more coffee shops in the Dayton area. I love this idea so I thought I would start this [...]
Do you remember that big shipment of nail decor I was waiting patiently for? Well it finally arrived and now my nails look like fruit salad. I had great plans to get out on my day off and explore Dayton a little bit, but unfortunately the miserably [...]
When I was in 9th grade, I started reading poetry (specifically the Romantics – Keats, Byron, Shelley, etc.) and fell head over heels for the stuff. Over the years my interest wanes and then for no reason at all I’ll pick it back up again. I’m currently on another poetry kick and was [...]
After a long string of cookouts, it finally rained and I finally got a sit-down meal in a restaurant for the first time in a long time. My husband and I stopped in to Jimmy’s Italian Kitchen because I had always heard that the place was amazing. First of all, this place [...]
Below, my sister, Sad Robots, tries to convince you of all the ways barefoot running is better than regular shoe running. However, I want to point out that she never really goes in to how much not running prevents all running-related injuries.
Sad Robots’ Controversial Science Things
As a graduate in the [...]
On a recent trip to Eastwood Metropark, we spotted this blue heron. We even got to see it fly but we couldn’t get a picture of that fast enough.
This walk was a little different because we walked all around the creek and I didn’t realize there is a beautiful waterfall right before [...]
I’m a complete nerd. No, I’m not fishing for compliments or anything, I really am a nerd – and on Trivia Night, it totally pays off*. I’m the designated Team Anchor in that I know 70% of the answers (history, literature, music questions). My sister (pop culture questions), Kayleigh (song/artist questions), and I (plus an [...]
Nothing is better about being sick than turning from a normal person into a mouth-breather. People can’t help but stare trying to determine at a glance if you’re creepy or sick (or both). Luckily, thanks to Skin an Apothecary’s Lip Service, at least when people stare they won’t be seeing flaky, chapped [...]
Welcome!I love Dayton, I've lived here for all of my 26 years and don't plan on settling anywhere else. I started this blog as a way to showcase the best of Dayton (as seen through my perspective) and also to share some of the things that occupy space in my mind, namely beauty, home decor, quotes, and various aspects of my life.