Blazers, up-dos and dresses– oh my!

Here’s the deal: I’m sleepy. I need more coffee than ever. I’m still becoming acquainted with my new job, my new schedule, all while trying to be the best writer I can be– and look classtastic. I’m perpetually tethered to my planner, my notebook, Thesaurus.com and an AP Styleguide. I’m attempting to become a morning person, and it is tricky, plain and … Keep reading…

Casual Friday

As I continue learning about my new job, I’ve realized there are more perks to a 9-to-5 than I’d initially imagined; since I always guessed I’d be at a typical newspaper, I was (sort of) prepared for terrible hours and a constant state of moving. That isn’t so with my sweet new job. Instead, I have consistency. An in-office coffee maker. Insurance options. Vacation … Keep reading…

New job, new way of dressing

I refuse to become a khakis-and-polo kind of gal, because that just isn’t who I am. Before starting this job I went through my entire wardrobe– and did a little shopping– to find pieces that are workplace-friendly while still feeling like me. While I’m still new to the style, I think I’m starting to find the dressier, classier style that still makes … Keep reading…

Office Inspiration [PS: Big news!]

Long time, no blog, I know. Things have been crazy, and I’m just starting to redefine my normal routine and adjust to the (awesome) new changes. I’ve been hired on as a full-time features reporter for an area publication, so baby, I now work nine to five.  [Enter oooohs and aaaaahhs, general adulthood shock.] This means a lot of things, the first … Keep reading…

Dressing in Technicolor

Maybe it’s the slowly warming weather, or perhaps it’s a side effect of my new-found obsession with mixing prints, but I’m feeling inspired to wear colors. Granted, yes, these are colors toned down with major neutrals, but for a gal who has to physically force herself to not buy every item in gray (but let’s be honest, charcoal is such a flattering color) this … Keep reading…