The best recommendations of the summer!

It’s the last day of July, meaning summer is winding down. With one month left, it’s time to make the best of August and squeeze in a little extra patio time, fire pit time, grill time, and free time! This summer I’ve enjoyed some great books, some great podcasts, and great music all on theContinue reading “The best recommendations of the summer!”

A Broadway soundtrack for your everyday life, Friday kudos, wine for your weekend

There are two schools of thought when running long distances. The first, is the purist mentality in which running occurs without distraction or disconnect. Runners run and train without headphones. No listening to music. No tuning out with an audiobook or podcast. They just run, with the sounds of traffic, birds, wind in the trees,Continue reading “A Broadway soundtrack for your everyday life, Friday kudos, wine for your weekend”

Stop, drop, and roll footage! Comparing the Fyre Fest documentaries

In late spring 2017, hundreds of wealthy, millennial influencers boarded flights to the Bahamas for what was supposed to be the next up and coming music festival. Promised private villas, VIP meet and greets, five start cuisine, and breath-taking sunsets on the beach, travelers paid tens of thousands of dollars for tickets to Fyre Festival, aContinue reading “Stop, drop, and roll footage! Comparing the Fyre Fest documentaries”

4 Christmas playlists to spark your holiday cheer

Currently at work, students are trying to raise money for the ALS Association. Of the many creative ways they’ve cooked up to try to get funds, they’re playing music over the intercom system during the passing time between classes. If students can raise $400, the music will stop. This may sound counterintuitive. Christmas music duringContinue reading “4 Christmas playlists to spark your holiday cheer”

I found the unicorn of wine websites…and now it’s gone, Friday kudos, wine for your weekend

Earlier this year, I stumbled across the most brilliant website for pairing wines with meals. It allowed you to input your meal ingredients, spice preferences, and usual wine preferences, and then suggested three to five bottles of wine for your meal. It did not just suggest varieties, but actual brands, labels, and vintages. It alsoContinue reading “I found the unicorn of wine websites…and now it’s gone, Friday kudos, wine for your weekend”

Youtube playlists from people who are on top of their music game, Friday kudos, wine for your weekend

Happy Thanksgiving weekend, and Happy Black Friday! Here at ink. there’s always a monthly playlist helping to set the scene for quiet evenings at home, busy lunch breaks, and all the other little moments I find to steal a few minutes writing. These playlists get shared, and I get the stats back to tell meContinue reading “Youtube playlists from people who are on top of their music game, Friday kudos, wine for your weekend”

November playlist, Friday kudos, wine for your weekend

The November Playlist!  Do not tell me you’re already pumping up the Christmas music? I love a good Christmas playlist as much as the next girl, but please do your holidays in some semblance of order. There might not be a thing as “Thanksgiving music,” but here’s a list of super chill, fall inspired instrumentalsContinue reading “November playlist, Friday kudos, wine for your weekend”

Friday kudos, the definitive 90s playlist, wine for your weekend

Let’s get right to it! Friday kudos to… #oaomdc and the couple getting married right now…on Friday! You get the biggest and only kudos this week. Your day is going to be amazing! October 2018 playlist – All your 90s hits! Shout out to my girl Kim who has created, what has to be considered,Continue reading “Friday kudos, the definitive 90s playlist, wine for your weekend”

Fall Jams – September 2018 Playlist

I love the month of September. Cooler temperature, fall leaves, football games, bonfires, comfy sweaters, all my favorite things start showing back up as fall rolls in. September’s playlist is a little bit mellow, a little bit folksy, and a little bit last minute summer party! Curl up with a blanket and sip a cupContinue reading “Fall Jams – September 2018 Playlist”

August 2018 – Chill summer jams playlist

In my head, I had a pretty good vacation plan. I wrote posts, scheduled them well. They went live on time and appeared on social media as they normally would have. ink. is still pretty new, so by new blogging standards, the official blogging newbies Facebook support group assured me that I was doing theContinue reading “August 2018 – Chill summer jams playlist”