Oh my gourd!

October is better than Christmas. In my books at least! Forever a fan of orange and black, I am always adding a new piece to our collection or chomping on a Halloween Reese’s, sometimes both! This year the girls guilted me into taking on the position of Room Mom whining that “…you’re always working and all the other moms come to our parties.” And end scene. Dare I be outnumbered by the other moms, I rose to the occasion and now I am knee deep in slime and googly eye balls. Dammit.

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Closet staple: the camel coat

Recently I got a request from my IG fam to assist in scouting affordable and luxe camel coats. Always up for the challenge, I happily accepted the request because A. I love camel anything and B. the season is upon us. You’d be surprised how many amazing options are out there without breaking the bank. I was kind of astounded myself. Natch, my next thought was… “I need a camel coat!” But then I remembered that my husband would murder me so I chilled out and decided to help you all out instead. I am giving like that.

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An update.

It’s been two weeks since I’ve written a blog post. That, to me, is unsettling. It’s also a really good indication that I’ve either been in the weeds at work or have hit a wall, creatively speaking. Well, the answer is a bit of both. I don’t think people realize how challenging it is to be creative at the drop of a hat and to run a side hustle on top of a FT hustle. It. isn’t. easy. In fact, I have found myself a little crabby these past two weeks because I needed that outlet. I needed to pour myself into something that didn’t have any rules. <i.e. my blog!>

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Amazon Fall Finds.

Life has been busy…busy with birthdays! Hello to all my Virgos out there. You can’t imagine the time I’ve logged onto Amazon and Target these days. It would blow your mind. But, I love a good challenge so today I am sharing 10+ Fall Finds from our beloved Amazon. Who doesn’t love a good #Amazon moment? Gotta love a destination where you can buy stevia, J.Crew chambray, kids pajamas and LOL dolls all in one spot.

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Show your stripes.

Last week, my youngest approached me while getting ready for school and lifted up her shirt in the mirror and said, “Mom, I look bloated.” At that moment, I thought to myself, “My god…you have got to stop talking about your body, Johanna.” There I said it. I do all this work on the sidelines but the person who least appreciates it is…ME!

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