What I Wore: Keeping It Light

Cotton On pullover sweater, Riders by Lee button-down shirt (similar), Guess jeans (similar), Payless saddle shoes, Pierre Cardin watch (similar), purse from Taiwan (similar)

How preppy do I look? We’re moving out of the city in the summer to a smaller town north, so we’ve been hunting for apartments. We drove up the other weekend to see one of the places we were interested in, and I wanted to make a good impression. Read more…

Blogging for Gaston

I write the type of blog I’d want to read: relatable, jestful, but still informative. I like to read blogs that inspire me, are well-designed and always pleasing to look at. Oh, and filled with pictures. Lots of pictures. Basically, I’m Gaston.

GPOY (source)

I read a lot of articles on growing your blog, just for fun. Besides an active social media presence, visual design is one of the most prominent points that come up when you’re trying to widen your audience. Read more…

Life Lately: Surgery and Spring

Last week was taxing, but I’m happy to say I’ve been mostly productive. Somehow, I feel much more motivated when I have a lot of things to do. Clearly the most logical time to pile on totally unnecessary, completely non-mandatory activities is when I already have a lot on my plate. I managed my time perfectly though. 10 points for Gryffindor!

My Husband Had Surgery

Last Friday, Michael had surgery for an inguinal hernia repair. He was born with it, and although it hasn’t caused him any pain or trouble, he did want it to get fixed. Read more…

What I Wore: Spring Come Closer

I’m thinking of compiling my OOTD posts into two or three outfits in one post. I enjoy documenting what I wear, and it motivates me to take better care of myself, but I also don’t want it to take over my blog. I like discussing other things too. Perhaps I’ll post a compilation every other week? We’ll see how this format goes.

I was feeling a little lazy on one of our grocery runs, so I defaulted to this outfit. This is what my typical work getup looks like, minus the shoes. Read more…

My Favorite Things: April 2015

My Favorite Things is a monthly blog linkup to showcase the things you love! Every first Tuesday of the month, Eirene and I hold this linkup to make friends and discover some great stuff. I can’t say enough how thankful I am to everyone’s who’s been submitting. Not only do you guys keep this alive, you all have awesome things to share. Rock on!

This month, Eirene is holding the linkup on her book blog! Head on over to submit your entry, and maybe pick up a title or two. Read more…