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Deva
Northern Kentucky
My name is Deva. I live in Northern Kentucky with my husband and our cats. I am a photographer and writer by nature and I love coffee. Welcome!
Interests: Photography, chocolate, cooking, writing, music
Recent Activity
Okay, so I need to be a bit of a girl today. I just want to talk about a few things that I am absolutely loving lately. Like, for realsies. Especially as I'm getting ready to run a 7k on... Continue reading
Posted 27 minutes ago at Deva by Definition
So, when you think fall what do you think about? I'm guessing crispy leaves, pumpkins and pie, crisp air, and hillsides in varying shades of crimson, orange and gold. Or some combination thereof. Oh, and there's apples. Fresh, crunchy apples.... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at Deva by Definition
Okay, so, remember when we were teenagers and movie soundtracks were chock full of trip-hop/ethereal-ish music? I'm thinking Sneaker Pimps, Portishead, even Zero 7 - what we would probably call "house music" today? Lately I've noticed a resurgence of bands... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at Deva by Definition
Do you ever catch yourself wanting cake "just because?" Not for a holiday or occasion, other than "it's a good day for cake?" Because really, sometimes I think it's just me. But is there ever a wrong time for cake?... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at Deva by Definition
I don't often impulse buy my beer. I say "not often" because normally when I'm trying to choose a beer, I'm looking for a style or a brand, or something very specific. BUT. I totally went the impulse buy route... Continue reading
Posted Sep 11, 2014 at Deva by Definition
Not long after I got my pixie cut, I found myself getting asked all the questions I'd anticipated: "Weren't you nervous?" "Do you regret it?" "What does your husband think?" "Do you miss your long hair ever?" "What about ponytails?"... Continue reading
Posted Sep 10, 2014 at Deva by Definition
Cage the Elephant has a strong musical style influenced by southern rockers. Their song "Come a Little Closer" is a good example of why their sound works so well. Continue reading
Posted Sep 9, 2014 at Deva by Definition
Friday night, Allen and I went to a concert in Columbus, Ohio. One we'd been waiting months for: The Black Keys, with opening band Cage the Elephant. We had seen The Keys play before - a week before we got... Continue reading
Posted Sep 8, 2014 at Deva by Definition
Last week, I built my own six-pack, and this week, I'm talking about one of the brews I picked: Sam Adams Rebel IPA. Which, admittedly, I chose because I thought the label was really cool. Also, I really like IPAs,... Continue reading
Posted Sep 4, 2014 at Deva by Definition
In the wake of Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt's wedding, as well as Jenny McCarthy's wedding to Donnie Wahlberg, there have been a lot of conversations about the details. Where did they wed? Who else was there? And the one... Continue reading
Posted Sep 3, 2014 at Deva by Definition
Okay, so I know it's only the second of September, but it seems like most anyone who has anything to do with music is talking about the songs of summer. Where I primarily listen to indie music, I can't say... Continue reading
Posted Sep 2, 2014 at Deva by Definition
I'm not even sure where to go with this one today, because folks, life lately? Has been a touch busy. Not necessarily in a bad way, it just seems like things are all about the go-go-go. And now it's Labor... Continue reading
Posted Sep 1, 2014 at Deva by Definition
Have you ever built your own six-pack of beer? It's awesome for a multitude of reasons and exactly what I want to talk about this week. Why? Because I can do it at my grocery store and? It's awesome. It... Continue reading
Posted Aug 28, 2014 at Deva by Definition
I discovered a tumblr today that reimagines popular songs as sonnets, and I think it's a thing of beauty. It's called Pop Sonnet and it's exceptionally entertaining and well, makes me laugh. Check it out - but be warned, it's... Continue reading
Posted Aug 27, 2014 at Deva by Definition
I've been listening to this song since much earlier this year. But when I first heard it, I'm going to be honest, I wasn't sure if I should like it. It doesn't really fit what I normally listen to in... Continue reading
Posted Aug 26, 2014 at Deva by Definition
I don't know why I have felt like sharing more articles lately, and I don't plan to do this all the time, but this week is apparently Coffee Week at Fast Company and well, I love coffee. I can't start... Continue reading
Posted Aug 21, 2014 at Deva by Definition
So, today, I thought I would talk a little bit about IBU instead of looking at a new brew, just to spice it up a little bit. What is IBU? Well, it stands for International Bitterness Units and refers to... Continue reading
Posted Aug 21, 2014 at Deva by Definition
I'm a visual person by nature, as this morning's post about crafting probably indicates, and I especially love "day in the life" style blog posts and articles. It's fun to get a visual glimpse of a blogger or writer or... Continue reading
Posted Aug 20, 2014 at Deva by Definition
Before I begin this post, I just want to say I had a BLAST taking the above picture. Okay, so, Project Life and I have sort of a relationship going on. It's platonic, but I think we are both getting... Continue reading
Posted Aug 20, 2014 at Deva by Definition
Anyone who knows me well knows that I'm kind of a ketchup fanatic. I like it on fries, burgers, onion rings, chicken tenders, and occasionally scrambled eggs. Occasionally. Which is why I loved this article about my favorite ketchup -... Continue reading
Posted Aug 19, 2014 at Deva by Definition
Kathleen by Catfish and the Bottlemen is one of those fun, fast-paced, quick summery songs. This past week I spent more time listening to podcasts than the radio, so this was a song recommended by my husband that is now... Continue reading
Posted Aug 19, 2014 at Deva by Definition
I signed up for Birchbox at the end of June. I figured it was low-risk, I like samples, and for $10 a month, why not? So far, I have liked what I'm getting - lip colors, lotions, hair products, and... Continue reading
Posted Aug 15, 2014 at Deva by Definition
I caught myself reading this article on my lunch break today from The Atlantic and loved it so much I had to share. As PR is an industry many of my friends work in, I found it very interesting, especially... Continue reading
Posted Aug 14, 2014 at Deva by Definition
This lemony-yellow wheat beer looks like it would be one that is hoppy, but it is surprisingly light on the tongue with minimal bitterness. Upland Brewing Co's Wheat Ale is a refreshng beer that falls low on the bitterness scale.... Continue reading
Posted Aug 14, 2014 at Deva by Definition
I've been working a month behind on my Project Life albums, which I've been doing basically since, well, I started my 2014-2015 album. I found a deal from Snapfish where I'm printing most of my 4x6 pictures through them, and... Continue reading
Posted Aug 13, 2014 at Deva by Definition