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middle age joy


Yesterday was my birthday. Reflection can’t be escaped, calculating what age is officially “Middle Aged.” People live longer these days. My grandmother just passed away, two weeks shy of her …

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when you’re truly proud of your child

In ALL, RAISING HOPS INTO BEERS, SUGAR & SPICE by Stephanie Klein4 Comments

“I‘m so proud of you.” Some parents are quick with the words. I don’t know how often I say it to my beans. It’s usually tied in to perseverance. When …

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Netflix Introduces Kids to The Beatles with ‘Beat Bugs’ (GIVEAWAY)

In ALL, MUSIC, NETFLIX by Stephanie Klein4 Comments

It’s not, you know. Love isn’t all you need. Sorry. The Beatles are liars. Still, ‘All You Need Is Love’ is the title of a Beatles song that was meant to …

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Japanese Beauty + Skincare Products

In ALL, JAPAN, PREENING by Stephanie Klein7 Comments

You go to Japan looking for beauty products, and you’re guaranteed to leave sheetfaced. They’re all about the treatment masks. Brightening, firming, plumping. Placenta, snake venom, bee venom. Snail essence. …

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Seeing Red: East Williston School District Has Enraged Current and Former Students and Faculty

In ALL, JUDY BLUME MOMENTS by Stephanie Klein

I went back to high school today. No, I didn’t eat my feelings or have a three-way phone call. I physically returned to attend the hearing of a beloved teacher …