when the college you chose doesn’t choose you

In an effort to make my online presence as a writer a bit more cohesive, I will be taking pieces of mine published on various platforms and adding them to my LipLiner portfolio.  Next up is a piece originally published for Obsessee in March 2017-- "How I Survived Not Going to the College of My Choice*".  Enjoy!   When you’re young … Continue reading when the college you chose doesn’t choose you

throwing a galentine’s day celebration leslie knope would be proud of

Leslie Knope was really onto something when she coined "Galentine's Day"— that is, celebrating female friendship on February 13th, the day before Valentine's Day, effectively placing a special emphasis on the important of platonic love.  Leslie is a huge proponent of female unions, and watching her give her friends self portraits that she has made out … Continue reading throwing a galentine’s day celebration leslie knope would be proud of

the lipliner’s quick guide to last-minute holiday parties

Christmas is in four days...the first night of Hanukkah is in three.  Are you stressed yet? The general feel of the holiday season promotes an overall sense of joviality.  And with your neighbors stringing lights and hanging wreaths, how could you not feel that? But, as life requires balance, the other side to this merriment is … Continue reading the lipliner’s quick guide to last-minute holiday parties