Fashion

Effortless Summer Style that Brightens My Spirits

I texted my friend the other night and said “my self-care has gone right out the window.” And it’s true. I’ve reached a stage of laziness I usually only get to right before the new school year starts. I have no desire to get dressed…

The Best Summer Joggers from Amazon and Three Ways to Wear Them

There is no hiding my love for joggers. I have been overjoyed with how they have become so much more relevant in this year’s crazy work-from-home scenarios. I’ve always worn them in the classroom- which can sometimes get me an eye-raise from the nay-sayers, but…

Easy Summer Outfits from the Express Sale

If there’s one thing you know about my work style- it’s that I need it to be comfortable. Gone are the days where I torture myself with clothing while educating America’s youth. Over the years I’ve learned where to find the kind of basics that…

Elevated Basics to Work from Home or to Venture Out

Things they are changing. Some of us are heading back to work and some are continuing to work from home. Some of us are beginning to venture out more and we are transitioning our wardrobes for seasons of life as opposed to seasons of the…

Almost Summer Closet Staples

It has been a long school year. The pandemic hit us and we had to pivot at lightning speeds. Remote learning turned out to be 100x harder than I ever expected, and I am in need of a recharge. The fifth graders are graduating this…

Spring in New York: A Uniform

Springtime in New York is different this year in many ways. We are coming out of lockdown very, very slowly, but some regions are starting to reopen. Most of us, though are still home most days, if not for grocery runs and for me- going…

Work from Home Capsule Wardrobe

School was cancelled for the year. It was a strange feeling to see the news and to think about our students. Working from home turned in to the only reality we will know for the remainder of the school year. We took some time to…

Capsule Wardrobe Pieces when Working from Home

There have been so many changes to all of our worlds the last few weeks. It’s hard to imagine a new normal, but inspiring to see how we evolve, change and adapt. Being an elementary school teacher has always had challenges, but it is safe…

My Number One Tip For Creating Normalcy in Tough Times

Working from home these days does have some comforts. No commute, no traffic and well- comfy clothes. It’s super easy to crawl into pajamas and never want to come out. Why not? I’ve been doing that myself. But then I started to realize that my…

The Staples You Need to Work from Home Now… and Wear to Work Later

Working from home has been an adjustment. Every day things change and I’m learning slowly how to adjust. One of the best adjustments (if we try to find a silver lining to all of this) has been the change in clothes to comfy over formality.…