Author Archives: Alex Kava

Change Is Coming

The time for immense change is upon me. 2020 marks a new year for most and a new decade for some who choose to think of it that way. For me and my partner, it’s a little bit of both … Continue reading

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Moving Into a House

With a new decade comes lots of change. And though I’ve long been a naysayer concerning new year’s resolutions, I know that this year more than any other makes sense to have resolutions. And that’s because it’s the turn of … Continue reading

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Embrace Your Inner Child

Sometimes I get to thinking about how grown ups (adults, in adult terms haha) don’t do enough things that children would do. This is an easy way to keep their lives interesting, always on the move, and unique enough to … Continue reading

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Gift Giving and Its Implications

Holiday gift giving is a tradition that always piques my interest, if only for the fact that people in America have grown so accustomed to the idea that they feel obligated to be a part of it all. The fact … Continue reading

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A Simple Gift for Those You’re Not as Close To

It always surprises me how quickly Christmas comes around from one year to the next. One moment you’re out celebrating the 4th of July with family and friends on a lake, barbecuing it up and soaking in the sun, and … Continue reading

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Getting Your Houseplants to Survive Winter

This summer, I got my partner new plants for the apartment. She had always mentioned wanting succulents, so I went out of my way and picked up some cute potting accessories, pots, and soil and took her to a greenhouse … Continue reading

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Making Due with What You’ve Got

I’m about a year and a half into my lease at an apartment I love, yet I still haven’t done it the service of decorating it enough to feel homey. In fact, the walls are the biggest part that show … Continue reading

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Holding Yourself Accountable

As I’m sure most other people out there can agree on, keeping up with lifestyle habits that are particularly new is quite difficult at first. Since a habit is formed within so many days (I’ve heard 5 weeks, 22 days, … Continue reading

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Holiday Gift Wrapping

With holiday season upon us, I always find it extremely useful to have my home prepared ahead of time for something that everyone loves to say they enjoy but deep down hates to do more than once: wrapping gifts. In … Continue reading

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How to Set Up a Productive Office

Let’s talk about something pretty important today. That topic will be your office setting, or where you work in general. I mean, think about it: Without a comfortable and familiar setting in your office, why would you have any will … Continue reading

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