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The Captain’s Quiz 7: Well, That’s New

You all know that I absolutely love blogging buddy Paul’s Captain’s quizzes (fun fact: Paul recently wrote a guest post for my blog! You can find it here). I’m always excited to join in and answer his sometimes-ridiculous, always-hilarious questions. As always, these questions do not have any “right” or “wrong” answers per se…Paul may know the grading rubric, but the participants will not know … Continue reading The Captain’s Quiz 7: Well, That’s New

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Renata’s Guide to Writing Blog Posts

As everyone knows, this is the best advice and how-to-guide blog around. I always have awesome guides from how to be the most charming attendee at a holiday party to how to make friends when you’re an old, withered twenty-something. I never like to let my readers down, so, after 3 and a half long years, I am ready to spill the beans. I’m ready … Continue reading Renata’s Guide to Writing Blog Posts

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Ghosts of Christmas Toys Past

This week on the blog, my fiancé Dan wanted to come on and share about all of the toys that he got as a kid for Christmas. Whether they were fun, dangerous, or anywhere in between, get ready for one blast from the past! Christmas is supposed to be about giving right?  But when we were kids? Yeah, not so much!  I’m sure your father … Continue reading Ghosts of Christmas Toys Past

Disney Chaos Renata vs. the Slinky Dog Dash of Doom

I spent the last week of August in Disney thanks to one of my best friends from high school and her family. This trip was actually planned for last year, but with COVID, it was postponed until this year. While Disney has actually always been one of the happiest places on earth™ for me, this time around, there was no denying that I was in … Continue reading Disney Chaos Renata vs. the Slinky Dog Dash of Doom

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Deep Dive: 90s Cartoons

This week Josh and I are going to deep dive into a topic we’ve covered on our old podcast, Overrated/Underrated. Our podcast is lovingly called “the show where two exes bicker pointlessly about nothing for a half hour” because, well, that’s what it is. Josh and I have individually documented what it’s like to work on this pod together on my blog, and while we’ve … Continue reading Deep Dive: 90s Cartoons