Category: Lifestyle

10 Tips to Save Time in the Morning

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Have you noticed a theme on the blog lately?? I’m very centered around putting in minimal effort in the mornings… (If you missed Monday’s post, it’s all about what to wear when you “just can’t”.) I guess it’s just the chill of winter, the lack of sleep, and the adjustment of going back to school that’s making me so lazy and lethargic, ya feel? Anyway, I thought it would be helpful to share my best tips for saving time in the morning, both to relay some wisdom to all of you as well as remind myself how to be more efficient during my morning routine (I want those extra five minutes of sleep just as badly as you do!). So without further ado, here are my tips and some corresponding photos taken properly in the dark, before the sun has risen. It always drives me nuts when TV shows portray kids getting ready for school with the sun shining brightly outside. That is just not realistic, unless they don’t start school until 9 am or it’s very close to summer! It’s almost always still dark (or mostly dark) when I wake up… Ok, rant done now, here are the tips for real.

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How to Save Money Shopping with an Excel Spreadsheet

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Happy 2020! Have you had to sign anything in the last few days?? I’ve already written “2019” at least twice… You know how it is. With the new year, I wanted to share a few ways you can save money shopping in 2020 by making an Excel cost per wear spreadsheet. I first shared my obsessive Excel clothing spreadsheet in a blog post back in June, and it was such a hit that I wanted to explain how to make your own as we enter the new year. And of course, how to use it to get the most out of your closet and your clothing budget! Continue reading “How to Save Money Shopping with an Excel Spreadsheet”

Roaring Into the 20s

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Happy (almost) New Year! It’s hard to believe we’re already about to start another year AND another decade. How does New Year’s always sneak up on me?! I haven’t spent any time reflecting yet or pondering what goals I want to set for 2020, but I have, of course, had this amazing flapper outfit planned for quite some time now… How could I not rock a flapper outfit on NYE when we’re entering the Roaring 20s again? You’ve probably caught on by now that I have a slight obsession with the fashion of that era. 2020, here we come! Continue reading “Roaring Into the 20s”