Teacher Planning Day: OOTD

Today was a teacher planning day, so no school!!! I was originally planning to go anyway to get some work done, but I was feeling very sick last night, and I ended up sleeping in this morning 😅 Last night was my first open house as a teacher. As usual, I panicked over it for…

My Etsy Wishlist

Here are some things that I've been loving on Etsy! I love items with a rustic, natural feel. I rarely shop for clothes on Etsy anymore (I can never find things I LOVE within my price point), so most of my favorites list is comprised of accessories with a sprinkling of home decor. 1. Christmas…

Summer is almost over

And it was one of the best ones I've had in quite a while. Summers have always been difficult times for me. I am usually broke. I am usually lonely because my friends live far away. But this year I had a job that allowed me to save enough to get by, and my partner…

A few of my favorite songs

When I become obsessed with a song, I become that person. I play the song over and over again! I just make sure not to play it more than a few times around the same person so that I don't drive them crazy. 😛 So here we go: a list of songs that I've had…

On Caring Less

I often get comments from well-meaning family members about how the way I dressed and styled my hair in the past looked more flattering than the way I do now. It irks me to no end when they say that, because I am in a much better place now when it comes to my self-esteem…

I Want to be a Synchronized Swimmer

My favorite Olympic sports have always been the ones with an element of art to them, like gymnastics and figure skating. Today, a new love has been kindled, one that is possibly stronger than the love I have for those two sports combined. And that love is for synchronized swimming. The Olympic women's duet event…

What I do When I’m Feeling Down

I've dealt with depression for a long time. Today I woke up not feeling so great, so I decided to make a post that will hopefully help someone else! Here are some things I do that usually help improve my mood and energy: #1: Take a walk. I tend to feel sad when I spend…

My Top 5 New Year’s Resolutions

  Happy New Year! This year, I'm doing something different. Instead of setting one big impossible goal, I've decided to set multiple smaller ones. Hopefully I'll be more likely to stick to them! Here are some of the goals that I want to accomplish during the upcoming year: Read more books. I'm starting off the year…