a brief ode to my spo0ky sunday scaries

a brief ode to my spo0ky sunday scaries

They usually creep in around 3 or 4pm. You know who I'm talking about. The weekend has nearly run its course. The drinks have been drunk, the laughs have been had, the hangover is wearing off. My boyfriend has left my apartment. Friends are settling into their own homes. My family is in another state. [...]

FemFocused: Bellsavvy

FemFocused: Bellsavvy

Now I'm getting stronger, now I'm going harder... Her new single is all about self-confidence, self-love and ultimately about becoming the "queen of your own mind". Bellsavvy is a pop singer/songwriter with a strong attitude and musical identity. Based in London and raised in Brazil, the artist knows how to combine her latin roots and [...]

back on track baby

back on track baby

Image found on Pinterest After a week of little-to-no motivation, poor sleep, minimal physical movement, and consuming the not greenest of foods, I decided I had enough and it was time to bounce back. This bout of poor sleep and diet descended upon me after two weeks of pure enthusiasm. I was doing so well! [...]

Reads Sparking Joy

Reads Sparking Joy

Reads Sparking Joy laugh with me ppl Just popping by mid-week to offer a few reading suggestions, as a treat. The article I’m Clinging to Personal Writing More Than Ever Right Now by Harling Ross (also referenced in this post) has me nodding my head in unison. I'm finding comfort, solidarity and mucho entertainment in [...]

Community on the Corner of 64th and Carlton

Community on the Corner of 64th and Carlton

It's hard to begin a sentence with "In West Philadelphia," because well, you know. But that's how this begins... In West Philadelphia, Overbook specifically on the corner of 64th and Carlton, once resided an Italian restaurant called Lebano's. I believe this place to be to be my first memory. My brother's probably, too. I was [...]

going on, despite…

going on, despite…

I considered titling this post "writing and feeling things", because that's what is going on at this moment. Sitting at home, allowing myself to feel a lot of things I would very much prefer to not be feeling. Angrily, I began writing and spewing every thought and word that entered my brain, a stream of [...]

Local & Lovely: Navona Handmade

Local & Lovely: Navona Handmade

Welcome Christine of Navona Handmade to Positive Publicity today! Navona Handmade is an artist collective, who takes a short trip together twice a year to someplace new and inspiring, and creates a collection of jewelry and home decor based on their shared experience. Pretty awesome, right? Hi Christine! Tell us a bit about Navona Handmade. How [...]

FemFocused: Singer Kennedy Shaw

FemFocused: Singer Kennedy Shaw

Kennedy Shaw is an 18-year-old singer/songwriter residing in Philadelphia, who has already accomplished so much at a young age. From television appearances to Sofar Sounds performances, there's no stopping this singer/songwriter. As this blog continues to grow and evolve, I want to highlight more female creatives in the city, who share a passion for female [...]