Dressing without thinking

Dressing without thinking

Common problem: I’m exhausted (or have a headache, had a terrible day, only want to crawl into PJs and watch HGTV, etc.) and it’s time to go out and be social. In my world, this is the exact formula that leads to the “I have nothing to wear!” panic, which is then followed by the terribly common “I don’t want to go!” … Keep reading…

Closet full of cut-offs

Closet full of cut-offs

When I got home from work today, Lance asked if I wanted to go to the dog park. The dog park, I thought. But it just snowed. We can’t go to the dog park in the winter. Oh yeah, it’s March. Today was a nice, warm(ish) day and the speck of spring is right on the horizon. Coats are being switched for jackets. Lance … Keep reading…

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…