An Empowering Feminist Music Playlist Inspired by The Handmaid’s Tale

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CLICK TO LISTEN An empowering feminist music playlist inspired by a scene from The Handmaid’s Tale on Hulu. Yes! I’m one of those people who honestly believes music can change the world. I know, playing a song won’t end world hunger or fix the environment but I do believe the right song at the right […]

Teacher’s Changed Our Lives – Why We Still Celebrate Teacher Appreciation Day

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It’s Teacher Appreciation Day! Hey everyone! Teachers Changed Our Lives! A year ago we made a video about this and today we’re sharing it with you on our website. This video is a big thank you to all the teachers who helped shape us into who we are. Thank You! Happy #TeacherAppreciationDay “A Good Teacher Can Inspire […]

All The Heavenly Headpieces, Crowns, Halos, and Veils at the 2018 Met Gala

Rita Ora attends the Heavenly Bodies: Fashion & The Catholic Imagination Costume Institute Gala at The Metropolitan Museum of Art on May 7, 2018 in New York City.

There were so many original looks on display at last night’s “Heavenly Bodies” themed Met Gala. Rihanna was dressed like a pope, Jared Leto looked like Jesus, Zendaya was channeling her inner Joan of Arc and I really wanted to enjoy all of that…I did…but; All I could think about while watching the Met Gala […]

Met Gala 2018: The Best Dressed Celebrities on the Met Gala’s “Heavenly Bodies” Red Carpet

Today is the first Monday in May which means the Met Gala is happening right now! I’ve been watching red carpets my entire life. When I was younger I’d sit in front of the TV screen before huge award shows to watch red carpets and sketch my own designs. Back then, I  wanted to be […]

The Art Of Being Happy: How High Functioning Depression Works

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The Art Of Being Happy: How High Functioning Depression Works What Is Happy? What is Happiness? I find myself asking that question quite often. What moments, in life should warrant a feeling or expression of being happy or overjoyed? I haven’t found much joy in ‘the little things’. For a long time now, I’ve assumed that […]

A Soundtrack to the Revolution

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When I was younger (10 or 11 years old) I thought protests were historical events that only took place on television and in films. I honestly believed that the only people still protesting in real life were angry people with complicated agendas like capitalism or complex science. It wasn’t like I grew up saying “when I […]

Ugly Location Challenge: I Did a Photo Shoot in Walmart

Ugly Location Challenge: Ivana Lee in Walmart photographed by Ayonna Lee - Obviously Twinning

Some time ago, I was scrolling through Twitter moments when I saw a report about a photo challenge that challenged people to take beautiful photos in craft stores. The #HobbyLobbyChallenge or #MichaelsChallenge sprung from a series of photos taken in Hobby Lobby. I thought the #CraftstoreChallenge was kind of cool, I love the idea of getting […]

These 5 Editing Apps Are Seriously Changing the Instagram Game

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The Instagram algorithm is constantly changing and yes, it’s becoming more and more difficult to build a following but I still love it. Instagram is where I get my daily dose of creativity and inspiration. For me, It’s a platform to share new content with a wide range of people. So, I try to find time […]

What I Learned From My First Audition in 3 Years

Acting Books photographed by Ayonna Lee

At the start of this month, I had an audition! The audition was for a community theatre production of Robert Askins’ “Hand to God”. Initially, I wasn’t sure if I even wanted to audition. I spent weeks convincing myself it was a good idea only to change my mind every chance I got. It had been nearly three […]