After Almost Two Decades, I Finally Know My Natural Haircolor Again

Last Friday, I got a haircut. Not that anyone will notice, as it was just a trim (she took 3 inches off) and an aggressive thinning out of my super-thick mane. Really, there was nothing notable about the cut–it’s basically the same cut I’ve been getting for over 3 years now, with the exception that …

I’m All About Simple Living, But I Still Need 3 Wardrobes

One of my goals this pregnancy has been to take at least a weekly photo of myself, something I avoided as much as possible when I was pregnant with my first (or at least I did once I reached a certain point in the pregnancy). Since I haven’t been doing regular pregnancy updates here on …

It’s Official: I’m Growing Out My Bangs

Things you’ll most likely never hear a woman say pretty much ever: “Bangs are just soooo easy to style and take care of!” “I love how great my bangs look while I’m trying to grow them out!” and “I have never, EVER regretted getting bangs.” The fact is, bangs take a lot of maintenance, styling, …

Getting Dressed Every Day: The Struggle is Real

I’ve talked before about how I used to kinda sorta judge stay-at-home moms who stayed in their sweats all day and talked about how it was such a struggle to get dressed. At the time, I was a full-time teacher who needed to dress somewhat professionally every weekday, so it was no problem for me …

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We Now Interrupt the Travel Posts to Talk About Style

I thought once I got back down to my regular size that my style would pick up right where I’d left off, with everything belted and at least a few layers to switch things up and a pair of colorful heels a few times a week (not too mention the hairstyle-rotation thing I used to …

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Some Final Remarks on the Great Capsule Wardrobe Experiment

Once upon a time, all the way back in February, I was finally convinced to try out the capsule wardrobe trend (aka, where you severely edit your closet down to a certain number of mix and match pieces and put everything else into storage for a season). Well, a month later, you got a mini …