High up on my list of things that upset me is the phrase often used by creatives “I don’t do this for the money.” I’m not sure exactly when art went from being seen as the work of a highly skilled paid craftsperson, to being a quasi spiritual pilgrimage to be endured only by destitute […]
Everybody loves a winner, and when it comes to the stories we enjoy, all we see are stories of winners. On the surface I guess it makes sense, we invest our emotions in a character, and we follow their journey, through every obstacle and failure, in the end, we want to be uplifted mostly. We […]
Is Hellofresh Worth It?: A totally honest, not at all sponsored, not even a little bit, not even a free bread roll, review of HelloFresh.
I never thought I would be someone to do a meal kit subscription, because I am a fairly capable cook. But being stuck in a pandemic, and not actually going to grocery stores to wander around and come up with new meal ideas has gotten us in the most terrible food rut. So after doing […]
Before 2020, the children’s book industry wasn’t something that most people could care less about. Sure, there were handfuls of teachers, librarians, niche collectors and people actually in the business of making kids’ books, but the general adult population at large wasn’t overly concerned with it. 2020 changed that, well, it changed a lot […]
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Alessandra Requena has been a FDK & Early Music teacher since 2013. She is also a podcast host!
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