creative journaling

peek inside my planner | january 2016

this was my seventh month in my 2015-16 planner.  (click HERE for an overview of my new planner and HERE is some advice for ordering with EC.) i really had fun with my january pages.  they’re all very different from each other because i decided to try some new things.  i focused on using either teal… Continue reading peek inside my planner | january 2016

goals · grad school · H54F · healthy living · monthly faves · personal life

2•5 | high five for friday!

…one…   this week was all around craptastic.  this below pic represents me on wednesday.  :)  by thursday, i knew it was looking up though! ….two…   i turned in my first grad school paper this past week.  i was kind of nervous because i’ve been out of school for a long time (read: rusty).… Continue reading 2•5 | high five for friday!

goals · healthy living

2016 health goals update

i got really serious and recommitted to my health at the beginning of january.  i don’t know why i just gave up in 2015, but i did. i let myself go. when i would vent or express concern over it, most people said, “i can’t even tell you’ve gained 20 pounds!”  but i could.  and… Continue reading 2016 health goals update

beauty · blogging · creative journaling · goals · healthy living · monthly faves · personal life · random crap

january 2016 favorites.

{favorite beauty items}     amika bombshell blowout spray – game. changer.  my fine hair needs protection and texture.  this provides both.  i got it in my january birchbox, but found it for a little bit cheaper on amazon with free shipping because prime rocks. mac mineralize skin finish pressed powder – i was using… Continue reading january 2016 favorites.

on my soapbox · school stuff

teaching tip 60. avoid burnout. 

don’t take stuff home unless it’s absolutely necessary.  i made this mistake my first and second year.  i thought i needed to.  in reality, i was just inefficient.  that comes with experience.  you are a teacher, but that’s not all you are. take a break during the day.  even if it’s only for a few… Continue reading teaching tip 60. avoid burnout. 

blogging · goals · H54F · healthy living · personal life

1•29 | high five for friday!

…one…   this is my 500th post, and i’m beyond excited to be featured as the H54F featured blogger this week!  how exciting!  i’ve been participating for several years now, and i still love sharing my week and getting a peek at how other people spent theirs.  during good weeks, it is a simple celebration.  and… Continue reading 1•29 | high five for friday!

creative journaling

how i plan a theme week in my EC life planner

i don’t normally do specific theme weeks, but it’s fun to do every once in a while.  i bought an adorable weekly kit from elliebeth designs uk of the wizard of oz, which is my middle sister’s favorite movie and i thought i’d give it a go!  it didn’t turn out exactly how i wanted, but i… Continue reading how i plan a theme week in my EC life planner