Easy ways to stay productive

Happy Wednesday!  Sorry for disappearing for a couple of weeks there. I hadn’t planned to take a break from blogging, but sometimes your schedule gets busy, and two weeks suddenly go by without you even realizing it.  Anyway, my couple of weeks away from blogging got me thinking it might be a good time to […]

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How to *actually* make your mornings more productive

Beep, beep, beep. The jarring sound of your alarm rings through the air, interrupting your peaceful sleep. Dread fills your veins as you realize it’s time to wake up and embark on whatever tasks the day has in store. While mornings can be deflating, there are steps you can take to make them more bearable. […]

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A definitive ranking of Jane Austen’s novels

I’m a massive Jane Austen fan. During quarantine, I purchased a compilation of her works, and it renewed my love for her novels.  Today I’m ranking Austen’s books from least favorite to favorite. My order changes constantly, but this tends to be the way things fall. Obviously this is based on my opinion, so if […]

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Five things I’ve Learned in Five years of blogging

Currently, Lately is five!  Well, technically, it’s been five since August, but because I wasn’t posting over the summer, I didn’t take the time to properly acknowledge the milestone, so humor me for a second.  It’s hard to believe it’s been five years since I hit publish on my first blog post (which, btw, has […]

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Six things I learned after working with resin for the first time

I can’t stop learning new crafts, guys.  Seriously, if this blog turns into a weekly log of my latest craft attempts, know that you’ve been warned.  Over the last year, I’ve tried my hand at a variety of artistic-related endeavors, ranging from jewelry making to wax seal stamping to embroidery.  It seems every couple of […]

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Rating my random quarantine purchases

Tie dye kits, ice cream makers, succulent gardens. For a lot of people, this has been an interesting year for shopping, as we’ve bought things to keep ourselves busy at home. Today I’m sharing a few of random items I purchased throughout the year either out of boredom or to keep myself entertained. I thought […]

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OK, how exactly do I blog about fashion anymore?

“I think I’ve worn this sweater three times this week already.” If you haven’t asked yourself some variation of this question over the last year, good to you. But also, like, how?! One of the strangest parts of coming back to my blog has been trying to decide how to approach the fashion component. When […]

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Skincare products i can’t get enough of

When I decided to start blogging again, I knew one of the first things I wanted to talk about was skincare. I used to write about skincare all the time on here. In fact, I got so used to it that even when I wasn’t blogging, I was still in the mindset of “Oh, I […]

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