When I was taking courses at Norwich University towards my Masters’ degree, I was approached by their Marketing staff to provide a testimonial and have my headshot taken. For the longest time, I struggled with updating my LinkedIn profile, because I didn’t have what felt like an appropriate photo. I had looked through Facebook albums only to realize, cropping people out of photos so only that their shoulders showed, looked glaringly unprofessional. With that struggle in mind, I jumped at the opportunity!
However, soon after saying “yes”, I realized that I knew little about prepping for any type of photoshoot and quickly did a little bit of research. Here is what I learned: Continue reading “Thoughts on …”
This past weekend, I had my hair colored. For the first time, ever… Continue reading “Thoughts on…”
The last few weeks have been a blur, moving at the heightened pace of trying to maximize all of the daylight hours, offerings of late spring and early summer, finalizing coursework, the busiest time of year at work, along with hosting and visiting friends. Oh, and throw a 5 year college reunion into the mix (#ilovesaintmikes).
It seems as though life has been flying by and I have been trying to keep up and soak it all in. This weekend, we made a conscious effort to slow down, and hey, it worked!
With the alarm shut off, I slept in until a somewhat unreasonable time. It was a gloomy Sunday where bed just felt oh so right. Stumbled out of bed to a low key breakfast, a bout of bouncing activity ideas off of one another, only to decide to get coffee, do one errand, cook a full dinner at home, and top it off with some ice cream and some tv. Needless to say, I was thankful for this day and feel rejuvenated.
What about your day? Did you take a second to slooooow down?
Most days I carpool to work with my close friend Emily and another coworker of ours. The conversation ranges from work to cars to babies to 90s nostalgia. The other day however they were busting on me for being frugal (they were kind enough to say frugal instead of cheap) and I kept my mouth shut. I’m proud of it, very proud of it, and today I had a reason to be even more proud…
Continue reading “A penny saved is a penny earned…”
To ring in 27, I wanted to get out of town and do something different, and this is what we decided to do…
Continue reading “A visit // Providence, Rhode Island”
I blinked. I blinked and just like that, my 26th year is coming to a close… Continue reading “Older = Wiser”