August 4, 2014
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Jewelry store ‘blooms’ in Dupont

By Kathleen. On Friday, I made a potentially very dangerous decision  — at least for my wallet. I decided to venture into the new jewelry boutique called Bloom, which opened on Connecticut Ave. in Dupont. Though a good portion of … Continue reading

July 18, 2014
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Sneak Peek into the #Tapestry Trenches

By Kathleen. We’re hard at work preparing another long-form Tapestry video, which the intern and I totally just bonded over, and we have our subject to thank: Frances Hardinge. Romeo, our intern, says it’s his favorite Tapestry video yet! Equipped … Continue reading

July 16, 2014
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Think I’ll find some 90s throwbacks?

By Kathleen. Rarely do I venture out to Maryland. It’s not that I have anything against the state, but when the District is chalk full of fun, interesting things to do, I find it difficult to remember to check what … Continue reading

July 14, 2014
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From the pages of what we call life…

By Kathleen. As most type-A personalities are, I’m a perfectionist. Though this quality has fashioned me into a hardworking, determined individual, it’s not one that has always served me well. Namely, for fear of failure and marked incompetence, I’ve sometimes … Continue reading

July 9, 2014
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We All Scream for Ice Cream

By Kathleen. Whoever coined the phrase ‘scream for ice cream’ must have lived in the District. Yes, summer is hot nearly everywhere, but often when I leave my apartment, I feel like I’m walking into a steam room — and … Continue reading

June 23, 2014
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The Best Gym Clothes Evaaa

By Kathleen. So I guess I can’t technically say I’m training for a half marathon until I actually sign up for the race, but I’m almost there — promise. Or, well, at least I’m a lot further than I have … Continue reading

June 18, 2014
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“And what are we, space mutants?”

By Kathleen. Recently Her Campus posted a list of 5 Disney Channel Original Movie actors whose looks were totally tubular, and it got me to thinking about how much I miss not only the movies, but also the TV series. … Continue reading

June 13, 2014
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Happy Birthday, Olsen Twins!

By Kathleen. When I was little, my sister & I were obsessed with Atlantis, but I’m not talking about the lost island. Instead, we relentlessly tried to convince our parents to take us to the resort in the Bahamas because, duh!, … Continue reading

May 19, 2014
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Here Comes the Sun

By Kathleen. Perhaps it’s because of the gorgeous sunflowers I saw in Trader Joe’s yesterday, or maybe it’s the recent trip I took to UO, or it could simply be the sunny weather DC is currently having — whatever the … Continue reading