DIY stocking

Today I’m haring a super easy tutorial for making Christmas stockings.  I used a thrifted plaid shirt to give it a rustic look but Christmas-y material would look nice too.   Here’s what you need: material chalk scissors needle and thread (or a sewing machine) straight pins (optional) Tracing out 2 stockings.   Of course […]

why getting fired wasn’t as bad as I thought

why getting fired wasn’t as bad as I thought

One year ago today, as I was heading out for my lunch break, my supervisor called me into her office where she was waiting with the human resources manager.  They told me that this just wasn’t working out.  That my skills and abilities might be better suited for another company.  That I need to clear […]

an explanation

an explanation

I wanted to apologize to anyone who reads my blog frequently…you will notice my lack of posts lately.  The holiday season is always busy for everyone, but especially for me right now.  I’ve been taking an online course since October, so that’s been eating up my time.  But I also started a seasonal job in […]

outfits for work

outfits for work

My first real job was at a clothing store while I was in college.  It was only temporary and lasted a few months.  My next job was 2 years later when I graduated; I worked in Admissions at a university.  It was the first time I really had to dress in nice clothes so I […]

christmas lights

christmas lights

Some of our neighbors have been putting their Christmas lights up for a few weeks now but I couldn’t bring myself to start exterior decorating in November.  We also weren’t sure where to string lights because of an awkward outlet placement (we only have 1 outlet for the whole front of the house).  We didn’t […]