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Monthly Mixtape: Ivory Keys and Falling Leaves

Monthly Mixtape: Ivory Keys and Falling Leaves / Bev Cooks

Novembeeeeer! I can’t even talk about it. This garden? (yet I’m going to talk about it.) All ripped out and bagged. The planters are all empty. The hanging ferns are toast as well. The sofa and dining chair pillows have all become slides for the basement stairs and fort anchors for the gremlins, and wool […]

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Monthly Mixtape: Baguettes and Berets

Monthly Mixtape: Baguettes and Berets

Although I do think I’m actually eating a croissant here. TANT PIS, LE GARS. At last! Your Francaaaais mixtape. I will confess, my knowledge of French music was actually pretty limited before putting this playlist together. Outside of Stereolab, the Amélie soundtrack and Brigitte Bardot, I was jumping in cold! Well, cool. I know the […]

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Monthly Mixtape: Straw Visor and New Moon

Monthly Mixtape: Straw Visor and New Moon

August! Yeah it completely freaks me out, too. The gremlins start KIN-DER-GAR-TEN in 15 minutes, the ’embers are right around the corner, and some of my spring potted plants are expectedly crispy on the unders. Tiiiime keeps on tickin’ tickin’, into the fuuutuuuuure. STOP IT. However, it’s my birthday month, so I refuse to get […]

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Monthly Mixtape: ’90s Hip Hop, Yo

Monthly Mixtape: '90s Hip Hop, Yo / Bev Cooks

“BEFORE I HAD STATUS AND BEFORE I HAD A PAGER.” Is there any better way to start this day than with those lyrics? No. No there is not. At last! The ’90s Hip Hop mix I’ve been promising you for ohhhh how long? Okay, less than a month. But it’s here! And it’s gooooood. It […]

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Monthly Mixtape: Fresh Rhythm and Crisp Sheets

Monthly Mixtape: Fresh Rhythm and Crisp Sheets / Bev Cooks

Happy New Yeaaaaaaar! Let’s ease into this thing, ‘mkay? Last year I left you with music, and this year, I’m welcoming you back with music! It’s the only way. That and, I got lazy yesterday and didn’t want to edit a recipe. (WHERE ARE EMOJIS WHEN YOU NEED THEM.) How was your break? Too long? […]

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Monthly Mixtape: Backpacks and Apple Trees

Monthly Mixtape: Backpacks and Apple Trees

We made it to the ’embers! Which is what I feel like I say every year on this day at this time to your face. Today the gremlins go back to preschool. Second year. AND I AM FOAMING-AT-THE-MOUTH EXCITED. One, for all that ish they’re gonna learn and become super smart and prepped for Kindergarten, […]

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