Hey, sharing all my outfits from last week was pretty fun! Here’s what I wore to work this week…Continue reading “The week in tired mirror selfies, pt. 2”
Up until six months ago, I was stuck in a writing pattern: avoid, avoid, avoid, SO MUCH GUILT WRITE FOR 4 HOURS, avoid, avoid, avoid… This boom and bust cycle sort of worked for me. Or it did until the rubber hit the road and I had a job offer contingent on finishing my (only half done!!!) dissertation in 3 months. That’s when I decided to change my habits….Continue reading “How I became a person who writes every day”
Here’s what I wore and read this week. I teach at 8 on Monday and Wednesday so forgive my look of exhaustion, k?Continue reading “The week in tired mirror selfies”
I have survived the first two weeks of my new job! I think anyone in grad school has been told being a professor is different than being a grad student. But how? I certainly don’t have the big picture yet, but I do have the ability to ramble about how it’s felt so far. Featuring some week 1 and 2 outfit pictures, because, you know, blog theme.Continue reading “What’s it like to be a new professor? Plus week 1 and 2 outfits”
I have a new job where I need to appear to be an adult. I have a new paycheck that opens a (small) gateway into buying nicer clothing items. And I have a wonderful Instagram community that has taught me through their everyday posts for the last two years that most clothing items are produced in ways that hurt the environment and the people making those items. So now, here I am, trying to adopt a “thift first, ethically produced second, fast fashion third” approach to buying clothes for my new job. I have purchased a few clothing items in the past month just for that purpose, so here are some mini reviews!Continue reading “Ethical Work Clothes Try-Ons”
How does one dress for fall in the southwest? Or, really, anywhere right now –because in early September it’s still toasty in so many parts of the country. I’ve been thinking about this question an awful lot since moving to Vegas. Here are a few items I am thinking could help me ease the transition into fall–especially when it’s still several months off if you live in the desert!Continue reading “Fall Outfits for When It’s Still Hot Out”
Guest blogger alert! This post is by my friend Mackensie.
I’ve always enjoyed treating my body like a pseudo guinea pig, and I am obsessed with any hippy, weird, out there, productivity-lifehack type of thing. I rarely stick with these habits, but I never lose hope despite all evidence to the contrary. In the tradition of treating my existence like one long experiment, I asked Rebecca if I could write about trying a CEO morning routine for a week. She obliged and I got to work researching.
I was going to wait to post pictures of our new rental house until more of it was “done” but then I started to realize just how long it will take for it to feel done! Life is short. One room is fully furnished and it’s the bedroom. Here are some pictures, if you would like to see…Continue reading “Home Tour: Master Bedroom”
The 2 week countdown is on over here for going back to college. I still get the new school year jitters and starting over at a new university has me feeling them big time this year! So, to distract myself, here are a few items I am eyeing for back to school, professor edition:Continue reading “Back to School Wishlist”
It’s back to school time for me which means it’s time to start thinking about actually getting dressed for work again. But it’s also 100 degrees here in Nevada so my motivation has been pretty low. As I was making my Fall clothing wishlist, I reached out to a new company I’ve connected with on Instagram, Taylor Tall, and asked them if they would be willing to gift me a couple items to review. These items came in this week…Continue reading “Clothing Reviews: Taylor Tall for Ethical Business Wear”