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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Style Steals: Shoes!

Hi everyone! I’m popping in with a quick post today to share three amazing shoe dupes for you that I’ve been seeing lately. For an added bonus: they’re all from Target! (This post isn’t sponsored at all) Take a look and let me know if you have any other good dupes!

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Conference Clothes

Happy Thursday, friends! I’m preparing to head to Chicago for a conference next week, so my brain is currently consumed with packing and preparing for my presentations. I thought it might be fun to see what I’m bringing and get some inspiration for inexpensive work clothes. Since I don’t report to an office every day, I am not a fan of spending a lot of money on my work wardrobe. Here’s what’s going in my bag and my tips for easier packing!

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Office Hours: Summer Schedule

Hi! I’m so excited to kick of my new series “office hours” where I will share some info about my life as a PhDiva. Today, I’m starting with one of the questions I get asked the most: “so, do you even work in the summer?” Well, here’s the scoop for you.

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Travel Diary: Lake Como, Italy

Hey friends! I’m back today with another travel diary for you and this is a good one! You may remember that earlier this summer I spent a month in Europe with half the time for work and the other half for play. During that time I went to Lausanne, Switzerland and then met my parents and husband in Zurich, Switzerland. After Zurich, we took the train to Lake Como, Italy (specifically Tremezzo) for three nights and it was incredible!

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Wedding Guest Etiquette

Hey friends! This time last year I was preparing to marry my husband and our life was a flurry of stress, friends and family, and fun moments. Now, looking back and after attending so many weddings, I wanted to share my 3 tips on how to be the best wedding guest ever!

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Nordstrom Anniversary Sale

Happy Friday! The Nordstrom Anniversary sale opened yesterday for early access (aka card-holders), ya know, in case you hadn’t heard on every blog. 😉 Today, I’m not only sharing my top picks but also, how you can shop the sale early even if you’re not a card-holder! 

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