Coffee Talk: A New Series

I wanted to start this by saying “Happy Monday“, but then had that moment where I typed the words, and felt completely fake because – let’s face it – not every Monday is a happy one. I’m finally starting to feel close to well…

Seattle Style

We didn’t let a little sleep deprivation get in the way of getting out to explore downtown Seattle. We had been traveling all week and ended our travels in Seattle, WA for Create & Cultivate! (if you don’t know about Create & Cultivate, you can check…

Let’s talk burnout

It’s Friday! (#happydance) Today was the first week back after spring break. Unfortunately, for us academics, just because the kids are out to play doesn’t mean we are too. I did, however, take some time to get a little rest and relaxation. It got me thinking…

Italiano

Two summers ago, I went to Rome for two weeks with one of my closest friends (& fellow Ph.D. boss babe). We had the most amazing time. Since then, I have been on a personal mission to integrate Italian life into everything, especially food. For Christmas, Nathan gave me…

Palm Pulitzer for St. Patty’s Day

Happy St. Patrick’s Day! I hope that all of you are out doing something just as festive as my dress that I picked out for this occasion! I tend to strike out with Lilly Pulitzer because a lot of the prints are a little too busy for my…