I don't know about you, but I'm happy to have August (or, as I sometimes refer to it: Blah-Gust) in the rearview mirror. Now, don't get me wrong. I believe each day is a gift from God (that's why it's called "the present" —ha! I stole this from a sign I saw in front of a church years ago), but for me, August just seems to drag on . . . and on . . . and well, you get it! Having lived most of my life in Texas, I can tell you that August is the most miserable month of the year.
Most people think I'm pretty strait-laced and that's perfectly fine with me. But when I started writing this blog, I knew there'd be some things about myself I'd end up sharing. So, here's something you may not know about me: I'm totally addicted to sriracha sauce! The photo above is me holding up some to-go packets of this Thai-inspired chili sauce. My friend Brandon shipped this bag to me a few months ago and I'm eternally grateful. Although Brandon's not a pepper lover (he
People used to describe someone who was extremely enthusiastic or fixated on something as "having a bee in their bonnet". An interesting turn of phrase that's seldom used these days—probably since there aren't a lot of people walkin' around sporting bonnets. Perhaps it's been replaced with words like compulsive obsessive or worrywart. Regardless, it is a rather disturbing notion. While I've never had a bee trapped in my hat, I once experienced having a wasp inside my shirt. I
People have asked me how I find the time to write a blog. My answer is that I simply make time for it, and yes—sometimes it's a labor of love, and other times, it's a real beating! I started blogging this past February as a way to chronicle my 2020 Closet ClotheSure Challenge. Knowing that I needed additional content besides talking about shedding my closets of everything that doesn't make me "feel like a ten", I've included a lot of personal stuff. I spend anywhere from two
Yeah, so this incredible "sleevy" dress requires my most supportive Incredible Fat Sucker (see my last post if you're confused!) I love the great color and also the crazy big sleeves. (my husband, James hates this dress, but remember The Great Closet CotheSure of 2020 is not about what other people think, it's about keeping only the things that make me feel like a ten!) Honestly, the sleeves are a bit of a hassle, but totally worth it! Digging that the dress matches my fuchs