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Friday Flotsam

pretty fabric / bev cooks

FLAAAEEEERRRRRRRTTTTsam. Tell me what makes you HAPPY. And no, we’re going to get all therapyish here. Do you know me at all? I’m just genuinely curious – what makes you the happiest? And I’m not really talking about the broad scope of life – family, friends and health. Not that. Let’s go tiny. Let’s get […]

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Monthly Mixtape: Wispy Winds and Foamy Rims

Monthly Mixtape: Wispy Winds and Foamy Rims

YES I SAW THE TAYLOR SWIFT TOUR DATES! (sorry to scream) I probably won’t sleep until I’ve successfully secured tickets for me and Nat, but that’s neither hither nor thither. (Also, I know my site looks weird. We had mega technical issues over the weekend but we’re slowly getting back to normal. Maybe.) It’s November! […]

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Monthly Mixtape: Okay, I Love Those Drums

Monthly Mixtape: Okay, I Love Those Drums / Bev Cooks

September! We’ve reached the ’embers! I say this every year and I have zero intention of ever quitting. This mixtape: it’s all about the drums. But don’t get worried, it’s not like, Rush drums or anything. No giant, chaotic fills. It’s the wash of drums. The feel of the beat that carries the song. Some […]

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Monthly Mixtape: Sun-Baked Legs and Buzzing Branches

Monthly Mixtape: Sun-Baked Legs and Buzzing Branches

August! It’s my birthday month so you’re obligated to read this post. (jk!) (I think.) Need some later-in-the-summer tunes? Because I have them. Oh do I have them. This month there’s no real theme, just some good vibey songs that hibernate in my heart, rumble around in splendor and govern my every move. But I’m […]

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Monthly Mixtape: Bleached Dogwoods and Beach Towels

Monthly Mixtape: Bleached Dogwoods and Beach Towels / Bev Cooks

We’re now entering the summer mixtape playlist songs-in-a-row-on-an-internet-platform era! And this one is exactly that. Every month I get embarrassingly excited about these mixtapes, and I hope you do, too. I always try to pick songs that make you feel something. And maybe it’s something long buried, like the way you feel when you hear […]

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Monthly Mixtape: Garden Beds and Rustic Breads

Monthly Mixtape: Garden Beds and Rustic Breads / Bev Cooks

Okay this is the very last time I’ll do this but – yay, KU!! I had them going the ENTIRE WAY on my bracket and I feel like I’ve won an award. Do I get something? Money? A plaque? A sticker? Never mind. Your April mixtape! It’s divine. It’s upbeat without being obnoxious. It’s relaxed […]

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Friday Flotsam

feet and flowers / bev cooks

FRRRRrrrrrrri ha-day-ya. Did you see Arkansas BEAT GONZAGA LAST NIGHT? Did you see that? They beat Gonzaga! FLOORED. It ruined my Final Four but I don’t even care because that’s amazing. Also I’ve been saying it like this the entire time: Gon-zah-ga. Like Julie Andrews I guess. And it’s Gon-ZAG (like zig zag)-ga. How is […]

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