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Wednesday, August 7, 2019

The Ultimate Back-To-School List for Teachers

Back-to-School is one of those bittersweet moments. Obviously, teachers love their job. I mean, it takes a particular person to educate and care for children. But at the same time, summer is just so lovely; it's hard to go back when it's still warm outside. With that said, now that we are into August, it's time for teachers to start doing their back-to-school shopping. This year I asked Y'all for your requests and used that to generate the ultimate list and suggestions. Can't wait for Y'all to check it out!

As always, by using any of the images or links below to shop, I earn a small commission & I wanted to take time to say a quick thank-you for not only following the blog but by using the links!
Thank you!!

Let's get to my back-to-school shopping list for teachers: 

Monday, August 5, 2019

pink dress from Amazon!

exact dress, available here too // similar sneakers // exact bracelet one & two // exact earrings

And just like that we are already into August. I'm still trying  There are so many projects I still want to get done. With that said, Monday's are the perfect way to kick start your week.

Currently on my to-do list: 
  • early morning visit to the doctor's
  • plan this week's instagram feed- I always want to do this but haven't made time for it before
  • proof next Monday's & draft next Wednesday's, I'm thinking about finally sharing my Maine travel guide since our trip is coming up so soon!
  • read & enjoy time outdoors by the pool, thanks mom & dad!
  • create vision board, plan, and then pack for Maine 

You may have caught a glimpse of this dress the other day on Instagram, when I teamed up with six other bloggers to show you the same dress, different colors, styled uniquely by each girl & styled on different body types. I had so much fun collaborating with them & I hope y'all enjoyed it too!


Wednesday, July 31, 2019

3 tips for making the most of your summer

exact tank // exact shorts // exact flip-flops // exact hat, similar option 
exact earrings // exact necklace // exact bracelet one & two // exact anklet

Oh sweet summertime, won't you stay a little longer? 

I have this thing where I'm always looking forward to things, and as a result, missing the moment or even wishing away the current moment(s). Every year my family takes a trip to OGT, Maine. All summer long, I anticipate this fun family vacay, at the same time realizing it's also a symbol of summer coming to an end. This year, I've tried to only look at one week at a time. I only make plans for the current week and focus on those events to bring me joy. So far, it has helped. It's soon to be the start of August and I feel like I've had a lovely summer.

I also decided to give myself a little grace. This year, I have not stuck to routines or commitments I was hoping too, such as writing blog posts every Monday, or reading a book a week. Instead of getting down on myself about not maintaining these goals, I've had to take time to look at my daily schedules and make some changes. I know I need to make time for these goals .

So without furthered, lets get to my tips for making the most of your summer!


Monday, July 29, 2019

How choosing slower shipping can actually make a WORLD of difference

exact denim jacket, under $50 // exact tank // exact skirt, under $20
exact earrings // exact bag // exact shoes, similar pair here, more affordable pair here

Anyone else finding themselves on Amazon almost daily? In education, we often wonder why kids have less patience lately. Well, part of it may be that things in life are so instant. Now, you don't even need to leave your house to get paper towels, shampoo, or clothes. And it arrives in two days or less. Who wouldn't want all things to be like that?

There's been some recent talk that due to Amazon's two-day shipping, they are negatively affecting the environment. This is a direct result of sending shipments on vehicles, whether plane or truck, etc. that aren't full. This, in turn, means that while customers are getting products in two days, they have dramatically increased the amount of fuel needed to deliver these packages. Global activists are encouraging Amazon to make some changes. Some of these changes may be, offering customers financial savings if the customer chooses slower shipping or packing those boxes that arrive via slower shipping in a different color box to encourage others to do the same. I know I enjoy when I get the Amazon credit towards a kindle purchase or a video.


Monday, July 15, 2019

Navigating Amazon Prime Day

shirt, from Amazon // Levis, also available on Amazon

Happy Amazon Prime Day!

I love love love Amazon. That's a given, seeing all the clothes and necessities I am constantly ordering from there. Despite the daily deals, Amazon offers an extra couple deals for the next two days, available to prime members only.