7 Podcasts You Should Check Out (Right Now!)

The month of March was #trypod, that great time of year when you recommend your favorite podcasts to friends, family, and coworkers. So that’s what I’m doing right now, on April 2nd (classic Hillary). My relationship with podcasts is a long and storied one. What you first need to know is that in college, I worked…

February Favorites

It’s now March, which means only one thing. Or… well… it could mean many things, but for me, it means it’s time to write my first (of hopefully many) monthly favorites. We all know that February literally flies by (it’s just its nature, being the baby month that it is) instead of just feeling like…

Late Night Ramblings

It’s been over a month since I’ve posted a blog. And I feel so guilty about it, in the way that a teacher’s pet feels guilty about turning in their homework late. And yes, I was absolutely a teacher’s pet in school. (Side note, I was recently talking to an old friend about this very…

My Ten Favorites Books in 2016

In March of 2015, I was promoted at work and my hours changed from 55 a week to a mere 40, and I was able to devote much more time to my old love: books. It really had been years (probably since high school) since I was really able to make a list of books I…

My Go-to 30-Minute Workout (Spotify playlist included)

I am a gym rat. There. I said it. I work out about five days a week, and usually my workouts are at least an hour long. Some of you may think this excessive, but hey, I don’t have kids, I work a 40-hour a week job that I don’t bring home with me. It’s…

Who Am I?

Hi there! My name is Hillary Colvin, and I’m the Little Localista. I’ve been living in Columbus for about four and a half years now, and I must say, I love this city. Where I Come From I grew up in Springfield, Ohio (just under an hour southwest of Columbus), and would often go to…