In Real Time: Are we going to end up like the dinosaurs?

Because this February spring that's happening, though incredibly lovely, is kind of freaking me out! I live in Virginia and we've had several weeks now of a cycle of highs in the 60s and 70s, followed by a "cold" day where the high is 50*F. Um, what?! In actuality, I'm concerned less about our immediate extinction and more … Continue reading In Real Time: Are we going to end up like the dinosaurs?

Dressing Like an Adult: the Page I took from the Midcentury Housewife’s Book

I know our generation has been trained to recoil at anything 1950s and domestic, but hear me out. There was some serious genius there. Called the apron. “The apron principle” is how I was finally able to dress like an adult at home. For those of you who have read earlier posts in this series … Continue reading Dressing Like an Adult: the Page I took from the Midcentury Housewife’s Book

Doable and Time-Efficient Workouts from Home

I’ve been a high school track & field state champion, collegiate distance runner, and [currently] exceptionally lazy mom—how’s that for qualified to write this post? Basically I’ve run the entire spectrum of dedication when it comes to working out. I know, we’re already tired of talking about exercise by January 15, but I thought I’d … Continue reading Doable and Time-Efficient Workouts from Home

The Question to Ask Yourself Before and After the Holidays

Before we take a wee break for the holidays, we wanted to share the logic behind our favorite question (arguably three questions), which, conveniently, is especially helpful around said holidays. Interestingly, a reader addressed today’s topic in response to our last post and provided a perfect illustration. Lee started a series on “dressing like an … Continue reading The Question to Ask Yourself Before and After the Holidays

Dressing Like an Adult: Capsule Wardrobes Demystified & Simplified

If you're scrolling through Pinterest these days, you've surely noticed the term Capsule Wardrobe beneath a graphic featuring at least a dozen outfits created from only 2 pairs of pants, a few $300 shirts, a hairpin (MacGyver style) and a crap ton of magic. Of course I'm exaggerating, but the idea of buying all new clothes/shoes/accessories or throwing out … Continue reading Dressing Like an Adult: Capsule Wardrobes Demystified & Simplified