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Cottagecore Aesthetic: Where Dreamy, Pastoral Fairytale Meets Slow Living

In my recent attempts to understand TikTok, I came across a genre of post that struck me as rather lovely. These were simple, pastoral photos and videos set to soft music or nature sounds. Turns out, there’s a name for this look: the cottagecore aesthetic. Learn about where this trend came from and what it espouses here!

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Cats & Coffee’s Curated Content Series: August 2022 Edition

Welcome to the August 2022 edition of my weekly Cats & Coffee’s Curated Content Series! This series features weekly short-form content round-ups of articles, videos, podcasts, and Instagram accounts that inspire and entertain me or make me think. In short, I find content that is worth your time so you don’t have to! This month’s Curated Content Series highlights include an inspiring teen activist interview, a funny Schitt’s Creek compilation, and a beautiful bookstagram to inspire your home library collection!

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Cats & Coffee’s Curated Content Series: July 2022 Edition

Welcome to the July 2022 edition of my weekly Cats & Coffee’s Curated Content Series! This series features weekly short-form content round-ups of articles, videos, podcasts, and Instagram accounts that inspire and entertain me or make me think. In short, I find content that is worth your time so you don’t have to! This month’s Curated Content Series highlights include inspired reads from one of my favorite authors, a Rococo makeover on YouTube, and an Instagram full of elegant daily style inspiration. Read on for more!

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Five Best Toys for Bored Cats

Whether you have one cat or multiple, cats can become bored rather easily. Whether they show little or declining interest in toys previously purchased, a bored cat might resort to acting out for stimulus. Here, I’m sharing the best toys for bored cats that my three cats love. Each option is readily available on Amazon, Chewy, or Etsy, and all are under $25 — the perfect way to treat your fur baby!

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Cats & Coffee’s Curated Content Series: June 2022 Edition

Welcome to the June 2022 edition of my weekly Cats & Coffee’s Curated Content Series! This series features weekly short-form content round-ups of articles, videos, podcasts, and Instagram accounts that inspire and entertain me or make me think. In short, I find content that is worth your time so you don’t have to! This month’s Curated Content Series highlights include new historical fiction reads, a jaw-dropping mansion house tour, and a colorful witchy and feline-inspired art page on Instagram. Read on for more!

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Resistbot FAQ: How to Use Resistbot to Text Your Representatives

The internet has changed the way we communicate with one another, and, in that, how we communicate with our elected representatives. That’s where Resistbot comes in. This post is all about how to use the Resistbot Facebook message system or the service’s text option to message any combination of your U.S. government representatives. In short, it’s a free service and as easy as sending a tweet!

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Cats & Coffee’s Curated Content Series: May 2022 Edition

Welcome to the May 2022 edition of my weekly Cats & Coffee’s Curated Content Series! This series features weekly short-form content round-ups of articles, videos, podcasts, and Instagram accounts that inspire and entertain me or make me think. In short, I find content that is worth your time so you don’t have to! This month’s Curated Content Series highlights include trustworthy coverage of the ongoing SCOTUS news, an inspiring cosplay video, and an Instagram all about a non-diet approach to eating. Read on for more!

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Memorial Day Sales to Take Advantage Of This Year

I put together a quick round up of some of the Memorial Day sales that I thought you all might enjoy. Whether you’re looking to simply browse, or you have something in mind, I hope this is useful to you. If you are looking to pick up some great sale pieces, there are some great deals out there to be had. If you’re just window shopping, then enjoy that, too. Check out the notable deals and my favorite finds here!

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Formula 1 Miami Grand Prix

Over the weekend, Brett and I went to the Formula 1 Miami Grand Prix. This was the first time one of the Formula 1 races was held in Miami. And, in true Miami fashion, it was quite the event. Over 85,000 people attended the race day itself, with over 242,000 attendees over the three-day weekend at the Hard Rock Stadium. It was far and away the largest event I’ve been to since pre-2020 and it was amazing to see how it was all orchestrated!

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Cats & Coffee’s Curated Content Series: April 2022 Edition

Welcome to the April 2022 edition of my weekly Cats & Coffee’s Curated Content Series! This series features weekly short-form content round-ups of articles, videos, podcasts, and Instagram accounts that inspire and entertain me or make me think. In short, I find content that is worth your time so you don’t have to! This month’s Curated Content Series highlights include Bridgerton Easter eggs, The Asher House dog rescue, and colorful style bloggers. Read on for more!

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