Three years in Lil Rhody

  March 11 marked my three-year anniversary living in Rhode Island. It’s hard to believe it’s been three years, especially when I stop to think about how much has happened. Since I moved here: I’ve changed jobs and started looking into graduate school, including working my way through GRE prep and establishing where I want to…

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This Is Not Writing: The Meta Cottage Podcast

  In general, I feel that I express myself best in writing. That may be because I’ve always had a passion for reading, or because I watched too much “Gilmore Girls” as a kid, or because I took all my aspirations of becoming a writer and funneled them into a journalism degree in college. Whatever…

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Product Review: Three Girls Vegan Mini Aged Cashew Cheese Wheels

I know I’ve been raving a lot about Three Girls Vegan Creamery, but I can’t help it! Every time we try one of their products, I’m blown away by how tasty it is. We recently placed an order (for Valentine’s Day dessert!) and got some samples of other products in the box, which was wonderful. Cheese…

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Product Review: Three Girls Vegan Creamery cheeses

Although my fiancé and I are always down to try new foods, we’re wary when it comes to vegan cheese. We have our faves and we generally stick to them, partially because we don’t want to splurge on a brand or cheese variety that we might not like (which would be a waste of money…

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Pet Parenting: Leave nothing on the counters

Our cats will be two years old this Christmas, which means that for all intents and purposes, they’re adult cats. According everything I’ve read, they’ve been adult cats since they turned one year old last winter. They eat adult cat food. They’re on a feeding schedule. They should be fairly calm and well-behaved, because they are adults. If…

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Why Home Improvement Projects Should Be Done Solo

Since I moved out of my parents’ house two years ago and into an apartment with my partner, I’ve learned a lot about home improvement and interior decorating projects. Here are some examples: “Some Assembly Required” literally translates to “Kiss Of Death”. Although you may leave a store with a complete box of parts (for…

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