I only have righteous anger, obviously

righteous anger

I only get mad when it's justifiable and I have been personally assaulted. Never because I'm flawed or selfish or placing unrealistic expectations on people. So that's good. Except I'm totally lying right now. I have a temper. I have a smart mouth. I blame other people for my anger, for … [Read More...]

Stitch Fix bag

flowy floral…

Just because it's starting to get cooler, doesn't mean the kimonos need to be stored away until spring---rock those babies all winter long! I know I will be... (skinny … [Read More...]

It Starts with Food

weekend read: It Starts With Food…

I've had this book since spring, it's just been hanging out on my shelf waiting for me to finally get up the courage to read it. I took so long to crack it open because I knew once … [Read More...]

Influence Conference giveaway

The Influence Conference giveaway!…

via TWO lucky readers will win a ticket to the 2015 Influence Conference. The conference is a three day event held in Indianapolis, Indiana at the Westin Hotel. You will … [Read More...]

emerald coast aquarium

let’s go to the sea [part two]…

We've still got sand in our toes, salt in our hair, and sun-kissed skin. Midwestern winter, I think we're ready for you. Where we went: Ft. Walton Beach, Florida Where … [Read More...]

ft walton beach

let’s go to the sea [part one]…

Taking our girls to the ocean for the first time was amazing. The twelve-hour drive was uneventful (!!), the weather was perfect, and the food was unforgettable. Seven days of no … [Read More...]

IG 6

where I’ll be this week, tell your friends…

I'm not here, guys. I'm in Florida. Sun, sand, sleeping in (please Lord), slowing down. Just the four of us and no commitments, no work, no meetings, no papers to grade, no … [Read More...]

The Year Money Grew on Trees by Aaron Hawkins

weekend read: The Year Money Grew on Trees…

The Year Money Grew on Trees by Aaron Hawkins is a fun book that young wanna-be entrepreneurs will love to read. This one is about a kid whose neighbor offers him a deal: get the … [Read More...]

hate follow

getting rid of the hate follow…

It was mentioned in passing, in a conversation that wasn't really about this idea, but when Courtney said it at Influence recently, everything came into focus. Hate … [Read More...]

buffalo check red

transitioning summer dresses to fall…

It's like middle school all over again, flannel shirts are all the rage and I'm really loving my new Doc Martens. Okay, just kidding, no Doc Martens. But flannel shirts? … [Read More...]

Clay by Colby Rodowsky

weekend read: Clay…

I take student recommendations very serious, I think it's an honor when a student goes out of their way to tell me about a book that he/she thinks I will like it. That's a powerful … [Read More...]