Aziz Ansari: Comedian, actor, and now... writer! The man behind our beloved Tom Haverford on the TV show Parks and Recreation has now branched out to writing, and I'm happy to say that his new book Modern Romance does not disappoint. I've read a few other books by celebrities before (I'm looking at you, Mindy Kaling) and … Continue reading MODERN ROMANCE by Aziz Ansari

QUOTE: Jandy Nelson

“Meeting your soul mate is like walking into a house you've been in before - you will recognize the furniture, the pictures on the wall,the books on the shelves, the contents of drawers: You could find your way around in the dark if you had to.”  ~ I'll Give You the Sun by Jandy Nelson How adorable … Continue reading QUOTE: Jandy Nelson

QUOTE: Emily Bronte

"Whatever our souls are made of, his and mine are the same..."  ~ page 87 of Emily Bronte's classic novel Wuthering Heights This little gem of a quote comes from Emily Bronte's Withering Heights. I love this quote because I think it's just so beautiful, and it really puts into words what it feels like to find someone … Continue reading QUOTE: Emily Bronte

My Problem with Valentine’s Day

Before I begin, let's just get one thing out of the way: this is not a rant about how commercialized/meaningless Valentine's Day has become. That argument has basically taken over Valentine's Day, and there is so much discussion about it that I hardly think I need to chime in. Instead, my problem with Valentine's Day lies with … Continue reading My Problem with Valentine’s Day

QUOTE: Emma Watson

"Don't feel stupid if you don't like what everyone else pretends to love." ~ Emma Watson Yours, HOLLY

Valentine’s Day: A History

Every year on February 14, people in the United States rush around buying their romantic interests chocolates, flowers, cards, and other gifts. It is a holiday that teenage girls dream longingly about, while at the same time causing teenage boys to cringe. Children often give each other Valentine's Day cards in school, and decorate their … Continue reading Valentine’s Day: A History