Weekly Tunes: BBB14

it’s ok to be angry.

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Weekly Tunes: BBB13

Mourning music for sad situations.

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How to do a flight to Paris the right way

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I’ve flown to Paris more times than I can even count, but this is the first time I’ve been here in a couple of years, and my experience has proven to be very different than it usually is.

On this trip, I decided that I wanted to test out some tricks to make my flight the best it could possibly be, while minimizing jet lag and getting some beauty sleep. Here’s my advice.

  1. Take an Edible 

Ok, so this was 100% my first time taking an edible before a long flight, and I do have to say that I was a bit weary, considering a lot can go wrong with edibles. All I can say is that it depends. First of all, I took an edible that I’m very very used to taking, so I know exactly how much I need to feel fantastic, and I know exactly how I’ll feel too, instead of being surprised and then having an anxiety attack on the plane. Secondly, although I took a sativa edible (which energizes), I actually had a really great time experiencing all of the new sounds and feelings that being in a plane can bring. Many first recommendation would be to take an indica edible if your goal is to fall asleep on the plane, however. But if you do want to have the trippiest plane experience ever, take a sativa edible.

Also, I opted to take the edible about an hour before takeoff, and it ended up hitting about two hours after that, which came to my surprise as I was watching a movie. It hit me like absolutely out of nowhere. But damn was it fun.

2. Come prepped with sleeping supplies 

Planes are cold and uncomfortable places (if you’re flying in economy, which I’m assuming most of us do!) To make your 11 hour flight much more enjoyable, bring a few things in your carry-on:

3. If you’re over 18 and flying to Europe, you can drink on the plane.

When the flight attendants were bringing drinks down the aisles, I noticed two things. Firstly, the flight attendants were French. Secondly, they were passing out champagne. Through various mental processes that lasted much longer than they should have, I reasoned that since the flight attendants were French, they probably wouldn’t I.D. me, since the drinking age in France is basically nonexistent. Also, I figured that if I asked confidently, everything would be fine. And it was. I had multiple glasses of champagne during my flight, and it definitely helped me sleep 😉

4. Bring Snacks!

I’m vegan. Plane food is awful. Vegan plane food is even worse. So I always bring snacks in the form of protein bars and sushi rolls! Usually I’ll just make a Tupperware full of rice rolls and bring them on the plane, and I’m a happy camper. And everyone else will be über jealous!

5. If you can, try to travel as light as possible and avoid checking any bags!

This may seem obvious, but it’s probably my best piece of advice in terms of traveling. The Charles De Gaulle airport in Paris has the worst baggage claim situation, and it’s honestly just best to skip it, or your wasting precious time you could be spending outside of the airport and in fucking Paris. But this stands for any airport in the world. Bring a little carry-on suitcase and a backpack, and you’re fine. You don’t need 3 pairs of shoes and an entire bottle of hairspray. You’ll live.

Happy travels!

With love, from Paris ❤

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Weekly Tunes: BBB12

With love, from Paris. ❤

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Weekly Tunes: BBB10

Being in love sucks sometimes. But sometimes it’s fucking beautiful.

 

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BBB in Los Angeles

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The Blend gang is officially back in Los Angeles, and boy do we have fantastic plans for the rest of December and the beginning of January.

Next week we will be popping up all around LA putting up flyers for blend and sneaking stickers around the city. Keep a look out, and take some stickers while you’re at it.

We also want feedback! let us know what you want to see from us, and what you really like already. We’re just three Berkeley girls sharing what we love with the world, and we want nothing more than you to enjoy what we put out there.

xx

Blend

2016 Reflections

 

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This picture was taken on an outing to SF when we should have 

 

Christmas is rolling around, which means that the new year is upon us. And this means that it’s time for one of Brianna’s classic New Year’s reflections.

Here it goes. 2016 in a fucking nutshell. In bullet points. Without the negative shit. Because who the HECK has time for negative shit?

  • I fell in love with life.
  • I traveled the world! I went to Koh Samui, Singapore, Hong Kong, and Hawaii and had the most incredible experiences.
  • I became closer to my best friends and even made some new friends who are indescribably dear to me.
  • I started a blog with Gina and Molly and we love it more than we love our GPAs.
  • I discovered a newfound love for cycling. (during warmer months lol)
  • I’ve discovered SO much new music, and can’t even believe that I lived without it before.
  • I finished two semesters at UC Berkeley- that’s 8 classes and 2 sets of finals in a year. I don’t even know how many papers I had to write this year. I’m sure it’s a disgusting number.
  • I cut my luscious locks off! Now my hair dries in 30 minutes instead of 12 million Europa years.
  • I got a med card and have discovered the beauty of cannabis.
  • I tried Absinthe for the first time. I hate it lol.
  • I finished my freshman year of college and started my sophomore year. Pretty big deal, ok?
  • I have matured significantly since January of 2016. Though a year doesn’t seem like much, I feel like I’m an entirely different person now, and I’m all the better for it.
  • I have explored my sexuality and have become so much more confident in my own skin and so much more confident as a woman because of it.
  • I learned that Old Kanye is fucking amazing.
  • I’ve made a shit ton of dope art, and I will continue to do so until the day I die. tbh I’ll probably still make art when I’m dead.
  • I’ve gained so much more self-respect.
  • I moved into my first apartment with my two lovely housemates, Izzy and Gina.
  • I learned that heaters are very important during NorCal winters.
  • I blacked out for the first time!
  • I also streaked in the woods for the first time (whilst blacked out).
  • I got my first internship and got to do some pretty awesome things.
  • I finally figured out my eyebrows.
  • I took my first law classes! EXCITING!
  • I have learned that memes can be more effective than anti-depressants.
  • and that some people are just not worth my time.

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