It’s Amazon’s annual Prime Day today and tomorrow (10/13 & 10/14) and there’s many a deals to be had (if your’e a Prime Member). With shipping and warehouse delays due to the pandemic, retailers are recommending shopping as early as possible this year. So it’s a great time to start thinking about holiday shopping and beating that holiday hustle!Continue reading
This week was… intense. Outside of the usual 2020 chaos, a few close friends have been dealing with their own health-related scares and it’s been heartbreaking. Just when you think 2020 has thrown all of the curveballs it possibly could, yet another thing (or 10) comes flying your way. Sometimes you just need to cry… Had myself a few moments this week. And then with the news out of Kentucky with the charges (or lack thereof) for the officers that killed Breonna Taylor, this week just felt like a bit of a dumpster fire.
It wasn’t all bad, though… I grabbed dinner outside with Kate early this week, which was such a breath of fresh air. Pre-pandemic, we used to get dinner at least once a month, but we hadn’t properly caught up in person since January or February so that was definitely a highlight! Another girlfriend, Rae, came over for wine outside on the porch on Thursday night, which was another bright spot of the week.Continue reading
Today is National Voter Registration Day! There are exactly 42 days until this year’s Presidential Election on November 3rd, which means there’s not a whole lot of time to waste. With all of the extra precautions because of COVID-19 (longer lines and wait times on Election Day), I’m VOTING EARLY and urging everyone to do the same. Even if you’re mailing in your ballot, DO IT EARLY. I don’t think we can stress this enough this year! With all of the fuss over mail-in ballots this year, I’m personally choosing to vote in person. For whatever reason, it just feels more official, and I feel confident that I can stay safe while doing so.Continue reading
The weekend started off on the chillier side here in Chicago and it got me in the mood to do some fall shopping! (Could also be because all of my fall clothes are still in storage and figuring out what to wear was a major challenge…) I figured I’d share some of my more affordable finds with you in case you’re in the mood to spruce up your wardrobe, too.Continue reading