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Sunday Brunch Playlist: A Curation of Songs That Go Well With Mimosas and Avocado Toast

The playlist provides sweet, upbeat tunes tossed with happy lyrics and floaty melodies. It’s perfect for playing while you and your friends chow down on whatever foods your brunch-loving heart desires. Finally, a playlist full of songs no one would dare complain about. So go ahead, turn on Spotify, bob your head to some happy tunes, and munch on some delicious brunch goodies with your

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Staying in Playlist: A Curation of Songs for Staying Home on a Saturday Night

The playlist provides a healthy mixture of sultry and sweet tossed with some snarky guitar riffs and hooky melodies. It’s perfect for you to dance all alone in your underwear or eat a pint of Ben and Jerry’s on the couch in your pajamas. There’s no fear of missing out here — you’ll be completely satisfied at home listening to

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Melancholy Playlist: A Curation of Sublimely Miserable Songs

Sometimes you just want to feel sad, and that’s okay. Everyone has bad days. This playlist promises to be there for you when you just feel like laying in bed and staring at the ceiling. Maybe you’re feeling bad because you weren’t able to achieve a goal, or perhaps work really sucked today. Maybe you’re feeling bad for no reason

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Seven Things Saturday

Hi there! Elly here. I’ve decided to start a new series called Seven Things Saturday. Every Saturday, I’ll post seven things (movies, books, recipes, websites, etc.) that I’ve really been digging during the week. Here we go: 1. The Wes Anderson Collection. We got this book as a wedding present and I’m totally in love with it. It’s a heavy coffee

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Road Trip Playlist: A Curation of Traveling Jams

Okay, so real talk: a road trip without music is like toast without avocado — it’s just not the same. Music is essential to the road trip experience, and carefully curating playlists for trips is so much fun. For those of you who are planning a trip this summer (especially a group trip!) and are still debating whether to drive

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Moving Playlist: A Curation of Bittersweet Songs for Your Big Move

Moving: haphazardly stuffing boxes with a bunch of crap I call my stuff, using one of those packing tape dispensers and attempting to not get the tape stuck onto itself, vigorously spackling nail holes in the wall in hopes at least some of the deposit back… For me, moving has always been a bittersweet affair. I’ve lived in several homes

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Spring Cleaning Playlist: A Curation of Peppy Songs for Cleaning

It’s about that time of year again. It’s spring, which means it’s time to empty your closets, donate a bunch of your old stuff to charity, scrub your baseboards, put your winter clothing into storage, and vacuum all of the nooks and crannies of your home you neglected all winter. If you’re like me, you definitely put all of these

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