Hi friends, this is the only post I will be sharing this week. Throughout my life, I have benefitted greatly from my white privilege. It is time for me to get serious about doing the work and being a better friend and amplifier of Black people and POC. I am pausing all blog content and social media posts that do not serve this goal through June 7. Instead, I have started this list both for myself and for you so that we can better support the Black Lives Matter movement. For an even better list, check out this Google doc of anti-racism resources compiled by Sarah Sophie Flicker and Alyssa Klein.Continue reading “Doing the Work: Resources to Support the Black Lives Matter Movement”
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I’m one of those people who is awful at keeping in touch. Quite honestly, I do best with friendships that are the sort where you can go a few months without chatting and then pick up right where you left off. My friend Anne Sage is definitely one of those people. Over the course of our 4 year friendship, most of which has been carried out via text and FaceTime, we’ve each gone through a lot. Break ups, moves, career changes, pet adoption, being broke… so much. But no matter where we are in life, I know I can always rely on Anne for wit, wisdom, and wiener dog photos. With the help of PayPal, I’m sharing a few of my favorite memories of my friendship with Anne to celebrate friendship, plus the details of the fun new PayPal digital gifting cards (aka the best way to surprise a friend with a treat)!