• lifestyle

    What Buying a House in 2021 is Really Like

    Y’all, buying a house is crazy right now! I’ve done a few posts with different realtors from NOVA, and I will say all the realtors I follow on social media talk about how insane the market is. From my untrained eye, I will say that the market seems to be slowing down a little. I’m no longer seeing houses going to pending within 24 hours every single time. For the past few months, I’ve spent more time on Zillow than I care to admit to. I’ve been poking around since last June (2020) into buying a home. There are a lot of people who are buying homes sight unseen and…

  • style

    Add to Cart: Spring Shopping 2021

    It’s been time for some spring shopping! I’m the worst and love shopping (yes, I am a self-proclaimed shopaholic). I love a good deal and great transition pieces I can wear over and over again. Adding to Cart Now Old Navy Sports Bra | $20 | I love a good high necked sports bra. Spin is one of my favorite activities and these are great. They’re also perfect for lounging around. Vintage Garment-Dyed T-Shirt Dress | $30 | These are some of my most favorite dresses to wear. They’re cute, comfortable, and easy! I love to throw on a cardigan or a jean jacket and some sandals in the summertime.…

  • Book

    Book Chat: Spring

    It’s time for the latest book chat. I literally can’t believe that I barely posted in March and that this is my first book chat since the beginning of February. Book chats are one of my most favorite to write. However, I will say that I’ve been struggling with time management and accomplishing things. I’ve been reading a lot as my form of stress relief, working on my UVA grad class, and studying for my Praxis test I need for my teaching license endorsement to become a Reading Specialist. I honestly feel so much better when I read every day. My books app on my iPad has a tracker for…