Can I just say that I love ThredUp? Because I do! It’s an online thrift store for women and kids that makes thrifting so much fun. When I decided that I wanted to focus on buying second hand and sustainable clothing, I am glad I found this site! I wanted to expand more on what … More 10 Tips for Shopping on ThredUp!
This post contains affiliate links marked by an *asterisk* – I may receive a small commission if you buy something through the link. When I decided to not buy any clothing in 2020, that was under the assumption that I would have enough to wear for the year (work/active/dress/etc.) to get me through the year … More Sustainable Clothing Brands & Reviews
This blog is having an identity crisis! Like most of us, 2020, and even into 2021, I’ve been struggling with my mental health. It’s a combination of being cooped up in an apartment that no longer suits our needs, it’s the stress that having an unemployed partner brings, it’s gaining weight and trying not to … More Blog Birthday! | 7th Anniversary 🎉
Got to say, when I dreamed up my vision for 2020 I never thought that I would add “poll worker” as a side hustle. But then again, nothing about 2020 was predictable. There was so little that was in our control, when someone suggested poll working as a way to preserve democracy, save grandmas, and … More She’s a Poll Worker!
Life Updates: Wow! We should all take a sigh of relief that this year is coming to an end. It’s been chaotic and stressful and I’m glad we are going to be seeing vaccinations roll out in 2021. I wanted to send through a final Social Distancing Diaries for the year, though no much has … More Social Distancing Diaries: Vol. 13
In the before times, I didn’t really consider working from home as something that would be necessary or that I would need to prepare for. My job required me to be at my desk because it focused heavily on paper files. I did have access to remote working, which I occasionally used for checking in … More Working from Home During a Pandemic
Welcome to the pandemic! The jobs are scarce, vaccines are not yet available, and people still refuse to wear masks in public. I am extremely lucky that my office job was able to convert to working from home. I’m grateful to have a regular paycheck. I do not take that for granted. I know many … More Building an Emergency Fund in an Emergency
There’s a reason to celebrate this week: Joe Biden picked Kamala Harris as his running mate! I’m overjoyed! And listen, did I want either of them to win the democratic nomination? Nope. Do I support them anyway? Yes. I’m supporting them with my dollars, I’m supporting them by screaming all over the internet. I’m supporting them … More Social Distancing Diaries: Vol. 12
Happy Birthday to Breonna Taylor, who would have been 27 years old today. Part of re-educating yourself to the injustice in the world and unlearning implicit biases is to be critical of what you keep in your orbit. This is a lifelong process. It’s constantly questioning all you were taught, all the traditions, and “the … More Ways to Be a Better Ally to People of Color
This post is dedicated to George Floyd. View this post on Instagram Yesterday, in yet another act of anti-black police violence causing mass outrage, George Floyd yelled “I can’t breathe” and pleaded for his life as a white Minneapolis police officer violently pinned him down with his knee on his neck. George died after. He … More Social Distancing Diaries: Vol. 11