Nightstand Styling

Hey friends – Happy Halloween! I probably should be sharing something festive, but instead, I’m sharing how I styled my nightstand, which is totally unrelated. I promise I’m not a scrooge! Anyway, when styling nightstands, I stick to two main principles: pretty and practical. 

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Affordable Fall Coats

Hi everyone! It seems as though our extended summer is finally over and today, it’s in the 40’s here in Virginia! I am such a junkie for outerwear and I especially love affordable fashion because I feel like it’s more guilt-free. So, here are my choices for Fall coats and everything is under $150!

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Rome-ing Around

Buongiornio! I wanted to share the last of my Italian adventure with you today. We only spent two nights in Rome and I’m already wondering when I can get back. They were quick but jam-packed days. Here are some of my favorite snaps!

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Path to PhDiva

Hey friends! Sorry it’s been a little while, but today I’m back and sharing a post several of you have asked for – how I got to be a PhDiva. I want to start by saying this post is honestly hard for me to write because to me, having a Ph.D. is simply a job credential. It does not define me, my relationships, or my way of life. So, do not mistake this post as some high on the hill story of how I overcame a bunch of adversity to become a college professor and PhDiva. 😉

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Fall Home Updates

Hey friends! Happy Fall. Is it super warm where you live? We have been having 80 degree temps for a few weeks now and I love it, but do miss the cooler mornings. In any event, the temps didn’t stop me from freshening up our home for fall. I wanted a minimalistic vibe with a neutral theme but I couldn’t resist a few pops of color and some fresh, fall blooms.

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10 Budget Friendly Fall Boots

Fall is coming, y’all! And to me, that means a great excuse to shop, especially for shoes! I wanted to quickly pop in today and share 10 budget friendly fall boots (they’re all under $150!)

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Snaps from Siena

Hey friends! It’s another rainy day here so it’s a good time to reflect on my weekend in Siena, Italy. Rather than share all of the details with you, I’m going to let the pictures do the talking. But, if you’re not familiar with Siena it’s near Tuscany and it’s a small and vivacious village! It also has a very unique tradition which you can read about here.

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Shopping with Shein

I get so many questions about whether the website, Shein.com is legit or not. I’m here to tell you it is legit, with a few caveats. But, the prices and clothes are real, so it’s definitely worth a look! PS – This is not a sponsored post and that tassle dress is only $14!

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Office Hours: A Day-In-The-Summer

Hey friends! I’m back with another installment of my “Office Hours” series where I share what it’s like to be a college professor. I always love reading “day-in-the-life” posts, so here’s what my Wednesday was like this week. If you want more info on what I do all summer, check out this post.

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Currently…

Can you believe it’s already mid-August?! I always love when I get a peek into what other bloggers I love are loving, so here’s what I’m currently obsessed with this month.

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