Why I don’t wear my hair curly every day

Last year around this time I committed to reviving my curls by giving up straightening completely. I actually stuck with this from late December to June, but sadly, my hair ended up in worse shape than when I mostly straightened it. This was, needless to say, the opposite of what I expected! I was pretty […]

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All I want is to wrap myself up in this shawl of dreams

While And Just Like That had its weak points, featuring that glorious Gabriela Hearst shawl/cashmere wrap/stuff of dreams was not one of them. In my mind it upstaged pretty much everything else going on in that episode. But alas, it’s crazy expensive (like over $2,600 expensive!) and I will likely never own it. Drew Barrymore […]

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Should You Ever Wear Doc Martens to a Job Interview?

No. This is an easy no. At least if you are looking to work in an office job. But what about Docs as a fashion choice for one no longer in their 20s? Confession: I’ve been eyeing a pair of Dr. Martens Leona boots (on sale on Amazon), but I’m not sure I can pull […]

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And Just Like That, It’s January 2022.

Sometimes the pandemic feels like a it’s been one long unsettling dream. I don’t know about you, but in many ways my life has been on pause since March 2020. It isn’t that I’m not busy, that’s far from the case, but rather the lack of going places, doing things—I just feel out of touch […]

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Curly/Wavy Hair Update: I was pretty much wrong about everything again!

Hello there. I hope you’re finding some way to enjoy this strange 2020 holiday season! So, about a week and a half ago I decided I’d attempt to revive my natural curls. That was a much larger undertaking than I’d anticipated! Fortunately there is a lot of guidance out there for clueless curly-haired people like […]

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