Author Archives: kate.allison

Inner Child in the Snow

Well, the holidays certainly weren’t as normal as we were expecting, and now we’re suddenly back to teleworking, so joy and cheer have been seriously hard to come by. But, in the middle of this dreary, turbulent January, we have … Continue reading

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The Rise of “Cozy Games”

I have never considered myself much of a “gamer”, but in hindsight I have been an avid player of videogames since I was a young child. I got my first Nintendo DS at 8 years old, I played on the … Continue reading

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Cookbook Review: Good and Cheap

In my last post, I wrote about how cooking can be a joyful and warming activity during the colder months. While I stand by that, I also recognize that acquiring quality ingredients can be inaccessibly expensive, and many of us … Continue reading

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A Menu of Cold-Weather Hobbies

Hoo boy, does anyone else feel like this colder weather showed up like a slap in the face? I am 100% more of a summer person, so these dropping temperatures come with a serious drop in my mood and energy. … Continue reading

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Controlling What You Can

Feeling like things are out of control right now? Here are a few safe and inexpensive things you CAN control to make yourself feel like you’re on top of your stuff. Dye Your Hair If you decide to do this … Continue reading

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How to Land a Summer Job/Internship

Looking for a job, internship, or research experience and don’t know where to start? Believe it or not, recruitment for Summer 2022 has already begun! But right now is the perfect time to start preparing to land the perfect opportunity … Continue reading

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What I Wish I Knew In Undergrad

Anyone else feel like life before 2020 existed in a completely different universe? I look back on memories from my undergraduate career at UMBC and I think “No, that couldn’t have been me, that feels like someone else’s life. So … Continue reading

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