On Working in Coffee Shops

July 7, 2015

Any time I went into a Starbucks, Panera, or Barnes and Noble and saw people wearing oversized headphones tippity tap tapping away on their laptops, I got a little smug.  We get it.  You’re important and have important work to do.  You need to be validated by strangers admiring your hard work ethic.  I’d always […]

Top 5 Friday

July 3, 2015

  This black and white print dress has horses on it.  I’ve always wanted a dress with horses.  Thrift stores making dreams come true.  I paired it with red Toms.  Outfit 2 is from StitchFix with thrifted Betula Birkenstocks. Joy’s started a Compliment Club.  I’m joining, and you’re invited, too.  First rule of Compliment Club? […]

hello July

July 1, 2015

  Hello, July.  Hello coconut scented sun screen and pink, tinder skin.  Hello summer freckles and mismatched tan lines.  Hi oversized sunglasses and coral colored toes.  Hey there sweat trickles and upper lip perspiration.  Hi berry iced tea, watermelon, and corndogs.  Pitchers of margaritas. Peeks of golden shoulders.  Late evening strolls with the pup. Come […]

Saturday Top 5

June 27, 2015

  Happy weekend! Here’s my top 5 from the week: The evolution of Michael Jackson songs.  Nailed it. Summer time means road trips, hopefully you’re going to the beach.  Here’s 36 of the best audio books for the way. I know it’s summer, but I’m trying to do a lot of things, which can lead […]

Contraband Concert

June 24, 2015

As a kid, I wasn’t allowed to listen to non-Christian music.  I was pretty isolated from all pop culture, as my parents were fighting vigilantly to keep my innocence intact.  It mostly worked, but as far as music was concerned, it was readily accessible on the radio, in friends’ cars, and through burned CDs.  Also, […]

Top 5 Friday

June 19, 2015

  I have to wait a whole year to see this movie… bummer. Ask a Feminist talks about “a quiet word” this week.  Spot on.  Taylor Swift as Fangirl. LOVE.  31 thoughts all book lovers have while finding a new book to read. Jon Stewart doesn’t have any jokes about what happened in Charleston, South […]