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Favorite Albums of 2020

Halsey – Manic Every time Halsey releases a new album, it ends up on my favorite of the year list. Manic is no exception. Halsey continues churning out radio friendly pop hits, but mixes in some 90s and country influences this time around. I especially like the collaboration with Alanis Morissette and before realizing she made a guest appearance, thought the song sounded like something Morissette would have released on Jagged Little Pill. You’ll have […]

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Indianapolis Local Gift Guide

Shopping local and at small businesses is so crucial this holiday season. With the pandemic, many are struggling to keep the lights on. In this gift guide, I’m spotlighting some unique places in Indianapolis – all can also accept online orders, so even if you live out of state, you still might find something at one of these amazing locally owned establishments. Two Chicks District Co.Owned by “Good Bones” stars Mina Starsiak-Hawk and her mother, […]

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Harry Potter Gift Guide

It’s hard to believe it’s almost Christmas again! I usually don’t do typical holiday gift guides, instead choosing to focus on more niche themes when I do put them together. I don’t believe I’ve ever done a Harry Potter Gift Guide before, so what better time than now? Here are a few ideas for the Harry Potter fan in your life that are sure to make their Christmas a little more magical. Harry Potter Sheet […]

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Election Resources: Your Guide to Informed Voting

We’re ramping up to the 2020 election and a lot of emphasis has been placed on registering to vote and actually going to the polls on Election Day. I’m all about fulfilling your civic duty, but don’t feel that informed voting gets enough emphasis during the election process. According to the United States Census, only 61.4 percent of the citizens in the voting-age population reported voting in 2016. That’s nearly 40 percent of the country […]

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Podcasts I’m into Right Now

At this time last year, I’m not sure I’d even really listened to a full episode of a podcast. Somewhere along the way, I got tired of listening to music when walking and decided to try something new. Turns out I’ve found a few that I’m really digging! Good Christian FunGrowing up in a conservative Christian home, a lot of my middle and high school years were submersed in the Contemporary Christian Music culture (CCM […]

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Kelly watches the ‘Alien’ movies

Over the last few weeks, I’ve been watching the four ‘Alien’ movies starring Sigourney Weaver. They’re all streaming on HBO and we had a couple rainy Sundays in quarantine, so I figured why not. Sci-fi is right up my alley and I’d been wanting to watch them for a while anyway, so I dove right in. The setting and basic story line is consistent through all four movies: they’re set in space aboard some sort […]

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