I felt alone.  It didn’t seem as though many people legitimately cared about me or how I was doing.  Continue reading


Life lessons from my one year old.

Without getting too mushy- which is almost impossible when I start talking about my baby girl- I have been thinking about how fun it is having Elle around.  She is a joy.  She makes life fun.  Her hugs can bring me to tears and when she says, “mama” I melt.  I am so glad that she chose me to be her mama.   Continue reading

Dive into Dolmans. Hey June Handmade: Aurora Tee.

Sewing has helped me appreciate and get to know my body.  All of these years, I thought I was an hourglass but, as it turns out, I am a rectangle with tendencies of spoon and pear.  That’s not confusing at all, right?!  So, I’ve been discovering the things that look good on my body.  I gravitate towards fitted clothing but I want to diversify to be able to dress my body in the way that makes me feel comfortable, beautiful and confident.  That’s a lot to ask for.


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So you guys know that I’m definitely feet first into this whole sewing thing.  Remember that I had the Great Purge of 2016?  Thanks a lot, Marie Kondo…  One of the topics she tackles in her book (that I do not recommend you waste your time reading) is that we also need to clear out the clutter in our digital files.  Well, wouldn’t you know that I was also a bit nervous about that?  I have so many files on my computer.  Lesson plans, awesome worksheets and ideas for lesson plans (that I haven’t even used yet), all the digital files of my paper lesson plans that I left for the future teachers who come into my the classroom.  Well, I didn’t have to purge my computer files.  Go figure.  Fate did it for me.
My hard drive completely crashed.  Like completely.  My poor Mac was just giving me this screen:

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Spring Capsule. #WardrobeInAWeek

Spring Capsule (for Insta) #WardrobeInAWeek

Blue Vanilla navy top
$22 – newlook.com

R13 t shirt

Chicwish grey coat

Drawstring pants

Vetements logo sportswear

Slip on sneaker

Keds sneaker

Converse black sneaker
$71 – surfstitch.com

Mizuki cross necklace
$600 – saksfifthavenue.com