Lately, I'm trying to build a capsule wardrobe and transition to a minimalist lifestyle...which means that I have begun to clean out my closet and fill it with things I truly love. But I'm a broke college student so I recently tried ThredUp for the first time to help me transition my wardrobe from summer to fall. And OH EM GEE can I just tell you how IN LOVE I am with this company?Read More
Guys, I am in the full swing of things. The kids have been back to school for 6 weeks now, which means I've been busy planning lessons, grading papers, handling recess duty, and just being awesome at educating young minds (if I may say so myself ;)
I love teaching, but it can be exhausting, overwhelming and many days, I just don't want to do it. I drag myself through my day, complaining that I have to stay late after school or that my lesson totally bombed. I get wrapped up in the little stuff that I allow the stress to distract me from how big I'm blessed.
I don't know if I've ever expressed it here but I love the thrift store. Growing up, my parents were incredibly frugal and we lived modestly. So the thrift store was my own personal retail heaven as a kiddo. In my short 23 years, I have rarely bought new clothes out, and pretty much have gotten every piece of clothing I own from the thrift store (the big exception is long pants- I can find any that fit my long legs!)Read More
Who doesn't LOVE macaroni and cheese? As a kid, I loved having some macaroni and cheese, topped with a ton of pepper. It was such an easy meal to make, and it was quite honestly SO delicious that it seemed like a win-win. So when I wanted to start eating food that was healthier for me (plus, finding out I was lactose intolerant), I wondered if I would ever be able to enjoy this comfort food again.Read More
On Monday, my husband and I celebrated our first wedding anniversary! We got married last year after 2 years of a long distance relationship. While living in different states was difficult, the one way we could always count on to bring us together-- no matter where we were-- was music.Read More
I love getting stuff done. Nothing feels better to me than checking off my to-do list and feeling productive. However, sometimes, I suffer from a lack of motivation and procrastination. So this last week, I spiced up my workspace at home! Here are some tips for brightening your workspace!Read More