• lifestyle,  style

    Spring Shoes

    It’s finally time to start shopping for spring and that includes spring shoes! Y’all know I love shopping, but I’ve actually not “shopped” since December. I bought no new clothes in January, and I bought two shirts for fundraisers in February. One is a great cause for the environment! Sneakers are definitely making a fashion statement and are very in right now. It also is looking like Birkenstocks are going to continue being on trend this year, as well. If you’re in the market for some slippers though, I 200% recommend these. Disclaimer: I may receive compensation from some of the options shown. However, all opinions are my own. Adidas…

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    Living Room

    As y’all know, I am in the market (using that loosely) for my first home. I will be the first person to say I love the farmhouse feel- think Chip and Joanna Gaines. Decorating my future home is one of my favorite things to do in all my free time. I did an office decor post here. Today, I’m sharing with you the furniture and decor for a living room. Disclaimer: I am part of the Amazon affiliates program, and I may or may not make a commission from these links. All opinions are my own and I am not being paid for this post. Furniture Pieces I love this…

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    Amazon List {February 2021}

    As well all know, Amazon has everything under the sun and then some. I’m trying to compile a list every few months or so to share with y’all of some great Amazon finds! Butt lifting leggings | There are so many options on Amazon for “butt lifting leggings” it’s not even funny. Eyelet Tank Top | Y’all this is so cute and fun! I love this, especially as it will be getting warmer, this will be a great top for just wearing around for errands. Fabric Shaver | This is a total lifesaver and has such great reviews! I have an older blanket that has a ton of pilling on…

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    Setting Boundaries

    Y’all, I cannot stress enough what it means to set boundaries and how important it is-in all aspects of your life. Especially with work from home being the norm for almost all jobs, it is really important to keep the work-life balance and know when to cut work off. Plus, most millennials have side-hustles. When you have a side-hustle, second, or third job, it can be tough to set boundaries for everything. It’s definitely something I’ve struggled with in the past (and still do). Setting boundaries help you become more productive and stay true to yourself. For instance, I don’t like being touched. I’ve been pretty clear with my family…

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    A Weekend in my Life Vlog

    I took the time to film a few things on my snowy weekend in-just in time for it to (hopefully) snow again! I love creating vlogs for y’all, and it’s super fun when it’s a weekend without a lot going on. This week and weekend, I’m filming because I have a LOT going on. I can’t wait to share with y’all some exciting things coming up! Make sure to subscribe to my YouTube channel to always see the videos first.

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    Being Productive

    Being productive is one of the hardest things for me right now. I don’t know what it is: the weather, I’m tired, everything seems hard, the list goes on. It does not help there seem to be 10 million things going on at a time. This year, with teaching the way it is, everything takes longer to do. Just to upload one week of stuff to Canvas can take 3 hours for one subject (not ideal). Consequently, there have been tons of days where I want to sit and do absolutely nothing. However, I have to make sure my classes are ready, assignments are being graded, my UVA grad class…

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    A Week in my Life as a 5th Grade Teacher | Feb. 2021

    Join me for a week in my life as a 5th grade teacher! This year, school definitely looks a lot different due to protocols. However, in my district, elementary school is still 5 days a week. Families have the choice to be 100% virtual or 100% in person. Middle and High schools are either 100% virtual or hybrid (where they attend school 2 days a week and do virtual work 2 days a week). I’ve shared before what it’s like to be a teacher this year, and I’ve shared a video about it here. This year, instead of being departmentalized (where I would teach Language Arts and Social Studies and…

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    Eco Shirts for a Cause

    Y’all, my best friend, Lili, created these gorgeous eco shirts! Lili hand drew the plants, and it’s her handwriting on them! There are shirts for both plant moms and dads here. Added bonus: they are all made with environmentally friendly materials. I immediately ordered one as soon as I saw them and knew I had to share them here. Plus, every purchase goes toward a donation to an environmental nonprofit. Lili is super passionate about the environment. She’s starting law school in the fall with the goal of working in environmental law. Additionally, she’s served as Miss Virginia Earth, Miss Midatlantic Earth, and Miss North Carolina Earth in the Miss…

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    Things I Don’t Spend Money on Anymore

    Money is always a hot topic. Recently, I realized that I was not spending money on the same things as I have been in the past. Maybe this shopaholic is taking some of the advice I’ve been offering! Every new release at Lilly Pulitzer| Y’all I am a tried and true lifelong Lilly Pulitzer fan. I will be the first person to say that. However, I am not buying from every single release right now. Everything an influencer shares | I know I’ve shared my opinions on influencing here, and I do still think there are better influencers out there. There are only a handful of things I’ve tried from…

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    Real Estate: An Inside Look

    Real estate is changing fast! We’re currently still in a seller’s market (meaning that the seller can get pretty much whatever they want). I shared with y’all what Sadie had to say here and Belle added to it. Belle shared more about the inside look into real estate, particularly into what you need in a real estate agent. Before you even start reading, I’m going to go ahead and plug Belle’s email and Instagram. Belle is one of the sweetest human beings and is hands down one of the hardest workers I know. All information is from Belle unless it is under my personal experience. Belle’s Journey to Real Estate…