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Monthly Mixtape: Are We Slidin’?

Monthly Mixtape: Are We Slidin'?

How was January five and a half months long just now? None the less, we’re cruising into February and I’ve got some tuuuuunes for ya! And it’s a THEME. You know how I like a good theme. My friend Trisha asked me a while back, “Are you ever going to create a country mixtape?” Well, […]

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Monthly Mixtape: Honey and Sugar and Mayonnaise

Monthly Mixtape: Honey and Sugar and Mayonnaise

New yeaaaaar! New like, everything. Year, decade, century, millennium, myrioi, megaannum, all of it. Don’t argue with me about this, just smile and look pretty. To celebrate the new all of it, I’ve obviously got some sick beats for you. Actually, can Taylor Swift throw me in jail for using the words “sick beats”? I […]

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Friday Flotsam

snowy pumpkins / bev cooks

FRAAAAAHDAAAAAAAAH. Let’s get DARK for a second, shall we? You’re like, I’m out. I’ve debated on asking you this for w e e k s now, and I keep chickening out, because it might, I dunno, be triggery? But I keep coming back to it, and then I chicken out again because I feel like […]

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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: Garden Blooms and Heirlooms

Monthly Mixtape: Garden Blooms and Heirlooms / Bev Cooks

Happy May Day plus an extra day in May! I think. I won’t keep you. It’s Thursday, and the rain has paused just long enough for me to get outside and get some garden ish in the ground and my window boxes pimped and the HONEYSUCKLE VINE planted (I got a honeysuckle vine! Aren’t you […]

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Monthly Mixtape: Snowflakes and Honey

Monthly Mixtape: Snowflakes and Honey

Happy February! …five days in. And don’t look at me like that – this mixtape is the furthest from over-the-top sap. Matter of fact, it’s hardly about love or loving or lovers at all! (minus Gillian’s song My First Lover, which isn’t even romantic, but simply incredible and everyone must store this song somewhere in […]

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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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