lotuslaura.com

I upgraded my blog so now my site name is officially lotuslaura.com! The original lotuslaura94 WordPress link still works, and will lead you to the same page. My new email is laura@lotuslaura.com for anything WordPress-related. Feel free to contact me! (I am still continuing to use my personal Gmail account for personal emails.) I’m absolutelyContinue reading “lotuslaura.com”

Self-care Sunday ~ Teach yourself

You spend your first chunk of life in school, being forced to learn things that bore you and often seem purposeless. School is less about learning and more about conditioning you to detest learning. Multiple choice tests encourage shallow thinking. It counteracts second-guessing, reassessment, and reevaluation — all the things that open your mind toContinue reading “Self-care Sunday ~ Teach yourself”

Caturday ~ Cats just wanna have fun

Part of your pet’s health includes entertainment through physical activity and mental stimulation. Boredom leads to depression, disruptive behavior, and a slower metabolism. Just as important as it is to make sure your cat has food and water, it’s also necessary to make sure your cat has play. Cats are very intelligent creatures, which meansContinue reading “Caturday ~ Cats just wanna have fun”

A Day in the Town

My parents came to visit and we had a fun day doing brunch, walking through the center of town, browsing the shops, stopping for drinks at Starbucks, and visiting the art museum. It was a day full of pleasant surprises. We stopped at the book store and were given raffle tickets, promoting the release ofContinue reading “A Day in the Town”

RIP to My Old Layout

I’ve changed the theme/layout of my blog. Say goodbye to the old style… it was nice while it lasted! It now features six posts at the top of the homepage. I chose the more recent and most popular (by most likes or views) ones. The mobile version is slightly different but still super functional. I’mContinue reading “RIP to My Old Layout”

Dollar store haul ~ HALLOWEEN decor

One of the best parts about Halloween season is the spooky atmosphere! As a little girl, I would always insist on getting new decorations every year because we had to have the coolest and scariest house on the block — it was a must! I recently took a trip to the dollar store: on theContinue reading “Dollar store haul ~ HALLOWEEN decor”

Autumn Playlist (SIDE B)

The Autumn Playlist continues with SIDE B. Two years ago I put together a playlist to perfectly describe the season of autumn/fall. It starts with saying goodbye to summer and accepting that autumn is here to bring many changes; after a serotonin-filled summer of warmth and relaxation, the weather is now about to get coolerContinue reading “Autumn Playlist (SIDE B)”