Author Archives: Angelic

Michaels Planner Haul: Sticker and Washi Tape 50% off Sale

July 10, 2019

Michaels Planner HaulI’m pretty sure I’ve mentioned this on the blog before but if not, I’m a HUGE “Planner Girl.” Basically, I’m one of those people who loves using a planner to stay organized. Look, I get that there’s technology know that lets us keep notes in our phones, and Google Calendar and all that jazz. But I’m a pencil and paper kind of gal.

Not only do I love jotting down my daily schedule and all that, I also LOVE decorating my planner. I know bullet journaling is super “in” right now. But, I’ve been “planning” for about four years now and I just love it. (Sorry bullet journaling!). I just love decorating my weekly spreads with colorful washi tape and a TON of stickers.

I really want to start sharing more about my planner/planning here on the blog. So, I’ve decided to make this a new regular series on Simply Sinova! Woot woot!

I get the majority of my planner supplies from Michaels.

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Brunch at White Dog Cafe in University City, Philadelphia

July 8, 2019

Brunch at White Dog Cafe in University City, PhiladelphiaHi everybody! (If you didn’t immediately think of Dr. Nick and/or The Simpsons…we can’t be friends anymore. Just kidding. But not really). In my 48 hours in Philadelphia post, I said I’d be sharing more about White Dog Cafe. As well as giving an overall review of the restaurant. Well… drum roll please…here it is!

I had wanted to visit White Dog Cafe ever since I saw it featured on Food Network years ago. I honestly don’t even remember what Food Network program I saw it on. But it always stuck with me. Maybe it’s because I’m a huge dog lover? Regardless, visiting White Dog Cafe had been on my bucket list for a while now. And it definitely lived up to the hype. 

I am in LOVE with White Dog Cafe!

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48 hours in Philadelphia: What to Do, Eat and See in Philly

July 1, 2019

I heart Philadelphia sign Love ParkHappy Monday everyone! Also, happy July. Quick question: What day do you guys consider to be the “start” of the week? Because I’ve always thought Sunday was the first day of the week. But I know a lot of people consider Monday to be the start of the week. I guess it’s because Monday is the start of most people’s work/school week? Sunday is the start of my work week though. I’ve always been confused on that.

I just Googled it and even Google doesn’t have a definitive answer. Weird. Anyway, as promised, today I’m going to be sharing a recap of my recent trip to Philadelphia. Since I love putting together little travel guides (like this one for St. Louis), I thought it would be fun to share a few of my Philly “must do’s.” Normally when I visit Philadelphia, it’s usually only for a day or two. But from experience, there’s a ton of fun things you can do and explore in Philly in a short amount of time!

Heading to Philly? Here’s what to see, do and eat in Philadelphia

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12 Months of Happiness: June 2019

June 29, 2019

Love Park Love Sign Philadelphia Happy Saturday everyone. I know I don’t normally post on the weekends, but hear me out. I was suppose to post this yesterday (Friday) but something came up. Excuses aside, welcome back to another monthly recap/12 Months of Happiness post. June turned out to be such an amazing month. I got to travel a little bit, things at work have been going great and I’ve been doing a lot of behind the scenes stuff for the blog. (More on that later).

Life is good man!

Here are some of the things that made June an amazing month: (Don’t forget to comment down below how your June went and what things made you smile this month! I LOVE hearing from you guys about what makes you happy!)

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What I’m Looking Forward To This Summer (2019)

June 24, 2019

Mickey Ice Cream BarHappy Monday! Welcome back to another installment of my “What I’m Looking Forward To” series. Crazy to think that this series has been going strong for FOUR years now. That’s right, this series began back in 2015 with my “What I’m Looking Forward To In The New Year” post. Man, I actually remember sitting down at my desk in 2015 and coming up with the idea for that post and thinking what a great new series it would make. And now it’s almost 2020?!

As many of you might now, if you’ve been following this blog for a while, summer is my LEAST favorite season/time of the year. I’m a spring baby so of course I love spring. Winter = Christmas, so duh. And fall has the best weather! But summer…we don’t get along to well. Maybe it’s because I hate hot weather (give me snow over above 90 degree weather any day). Maybe it’s because everyone else loves summer and I like going against the grain. (Naw, I just dislike hot weather!).

BUT, I do have a ton of cool things to look forward to these next few months. So bring on summer!

For me, summer means traveling, eating BBQ, long nights, sleeping in, swimming, picnics on the beach, roasting S’mores, music festivals, hanging out with friends and family and everything in between!

Here are a few of the things I’m looking forward to this summer (June 21 – September 23):

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