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  • The Statue of Liberty: An American Icon | Her Life in Ruins

    The Statue of Liberty: An American Icon

    The Statue of Liberty has been welcoming immigrants to America since its dedication in 1886. Since then, it has become an icon for our great country. The Statue of Liberty receives millions of visitors each year, with many more admiring her blue-green figure from afar. She stands holding a torch, lighting the way to freedom and showing us the path to Liberty. While the Statue of Liberty is well-known, many…

  • Beetlejuice: The Musical, The Musical, The Musical! | Her Life in Ruins

    Beetlejuice: The Musical, The Musical, The Musical!

    I was in Washington, DC the week before Halloween on a family trip when I saw an ad on the subway for Beetlejuice: The Musical. Naturally, I flipped out. I mean, it’s Beetlejuice, a movie I’ve been obsessed with since my middle school “goth” phase. Lucky for me, my musical-loving baby sis was taking the train down from NYC for the weekend! I convinced her (very easily, I might add)…

  • The Color Factory: A Day in Pure Imagination | Her Life in Ruins

    The Color Factory: A Day in Pure Imagination

    The Color Factory is an interactive exhibit that is all about celebrating color! It combines art, games, food, and fun to create an experience that is truly amazing. The Color Factory recently opened up in New York City in SoHo. My sister and I jumped at the chance to visit after reading a bit about the exhibit and we had the time of our lives. Basic Info The Color Factory…

  • Everything You Need to Know About Harry Potter and the Cursed Child - Spoiler Free! | Her Life in Ruins

    Everything You Need to Know About Harry Potter and the Cursed Child – Spoiler Free!

    This post contains NO spoilers for Harry Potter and the Cursed Child on Broadway, so read away! Earlier this summer, I got to check another item off my Harry Potter Bucketlist – seeing Cursed Child on Broadway! I’m not going to lie, I did not know what to expect from the show. I hated reading the script (like many in the fandom), but a friend told me it’s totally different…