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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August Goals.

These goals focus on simple, yet important plans that will keep me busy during my mostly month off of work. There is none of that “change yourself” or “restrict yourself” or “do this even if it makes you less happy” type stuff that I really don’t need in my life right now on this list. There are a few…

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Plans for August 2016.

Hey everyone! As July wraps up, it’s hard to believe that summer is rushing by so quickly. This week I am finishing up my last few days teaching summer school and am about to begin my 26 day summer “vacation”. Those quotes are very prominent because my break is already jam packed with doctor appointments, friend…

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Quick Update // October Madness.

Good morning everyone! If you have been a loyal, long time reader of Ordinary Adventures, then you might have noticed an alarming amount of reposts this week. Yes, this is intentional, and I am very aware and very disgruntled about it. At the beginning of the week, I had high hopes. I woke up on…

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How to Cut Your Husband’s Hair.

Happy Sunday everyone! I hope you guys are having an enjoyable weekend, I know I am. With these gloomy, snuggly days, I’ve felt rejuvenated and well rested. It doesn’t hurt that I’m looking forward to a four day work week coming up, which will be even easier as it’s going to be dedication and spirit week…

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52 Date Ideas // Never have a boring weekend again.

It seems like every free weekend I have, I end up spending it the exact same way with Drew. Our dates usually consist of food out and a movie at home. And I’m ready to spice things up! Coming up with ideas is actually much harder than it sounds. Between being cheap, doable, and relaxing, there are…

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This Week’s Hints of Happiness.

This was the first full week of work having students in the building and aiding in each day’s lessons. It’s been a rollercoaster so far; one day I came home in tears, one day limping, one day feeling accomplished. But as I wrap up my week today, I have to say, I am confident that this…

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My Week in Photos // August.

This week was a much, much better week than the last. The weekend was a marathon of Super Smash Bros and red and friends. The start of the work week was full of inspiration and color. Wednesday was such a happy night filled with love and great food. Ending out my work week yesterday, I had…

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Six Hours Later.

I needed a change. With the overall badness of this week and upcoming life events this month, I knew needed something new. So, I went to my salon, told the stylist five different options, and went for it! Six hours later, I have a new do, new color, new look. I now have a three layer…

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What I’m Listening to This Week // Some Nights.

Whew, it’s been a hard week. Most of my music reviews on OA have been about upbeat, energizing music, which has definitely fit my moods lately. This week though, I still wanted a vibrant playlist, but I shifted to a more bold, doleful sound. And while Fun. doesn’t sound like a matching artist name for…

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