September Goals.

Graduate school and the high school I work at both started this week. To say the least, it was an exhausting, difficult, tearful week. But after handing out a whole bunch of syllabi, receiving my own stack of them, and juggling a few things, I think I have some idea on how the next 4…

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5 Reasons Fall is Way Better Than Summer.

Guys, I am so sick of summer. This season messes with me on many, many levels. I have a serious need for autumn and all the beauty and brilliance that accompanies it. For anyone wondering, fall is the best time of year… especially compared to summer. Pro of fall: New schedule. As both a school teacher…

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Tea Time.

What could be better than a chilly, rainy, autumn morning, with a steaming cup of tea in hand? Nothing, that’s what. Okay, maybe I can think of a few things, like a millions dollars, a herd of ponies, endless bruschetta… But a dreary morning being warmed up by a favorite tea is still pretty amazing.…

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Get to Know Me Monday // Quick Bio.

Seeing as today is Monday (booo), it looks like it’s time for me to begin my newest installment here on Ordinary Adventures (yay)! I’m so excited to start Get To Know Me Monday’s and just get to connect with you all on a deeper level. This week is a little light and fun as I share…

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Blogging Update.

Happy Sunday! I’ve been mentioning my blogging burnout a lot lately, I know it must be getting old. But I’ve been realizing more and more recently, that it’s not just blogging burnout. It’s life burnout. When I come home from a mentally and physically exhausting day at work (uhm… everyday?), the last thing I can…

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What’s In My Shower.

When it comes to shower products, I have become an expert over the years. I have tried almost every shampoo out there, from the basic Mane and Tail to the specialized John Frieda’s Radiant Red. And don’t even get me started on normal and deep conditioners. In my desperation after bleaching my hair, every hair mask,…

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September’s Happy Mail Subscription.

This month I was so thrilled to get my happy mail subscription. I purposely didn’t check A Beautiful Mess so the contents would be a complete surprise to me. More than that, I knew that fall was right around the corner and I was hoping that the autumn motif would be added into the cards.…

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5 Things You Didn’t Know About Me.

Hey there! I was so excited to finally get some personal questions during my last Q&A. But after reading most of them, I realized that I haven’t shared too much information about myself with you guys. To break the ice and connect a little bit, I thought I’d share five facts about me that most…

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51 Reasons Why I Love Fall.

Yesterday was the last day on my weather app that was above 80 degrees. This coming week, we’re looking at the 4th week of school, frosted over windshields in the morning, the last full week of September, and 70 degree highs. My heart is pounding just thinking about it. I have officially pulled out my…

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When Life Gives You Too Many Lemons.

Make lemonade! But then you realize you have so many lemons that you can’t possibly make that many batches of lemonade at one time. After that happens, sit surrounded by a whole bunch of lemons and feel sorry for yourself, throw a pity party, and mope around for a few days. Only then can you…

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