But I Don't Want To Quit My Job


For those of you who don't know, my full-time job during the week is an "office job." I'm a project coordinator at a creative studio. It's a classic 8-to-5, clock-in-and-clock-out, working-in-a-cubicle job.

And here's the kicker: I don't hate it.

3 Things From The Past Week // 06


1 | One of my neighbors in my building sometimes plays piano in the evening, and it's such a lovely, soothing thing to listen to. We hadn't heard him play in a while until one night last week, when my boyfriend suddenly said, "Do you hear that?" and we paused whatever we were watching to listen to the music.

My Current Beauty Favorites


Every once in a while I like to go the beauty-blogger route and talk about products I've been using lately. When I find something I like, I'll use it regularly until I'm sick of it. I don't know a ton about makeup, either, so if I can make it work, so can you.

Here are some of the beauty products I've using pretty much every day lately:

3 Things From The Past Week // 05



1 | On Thursday I went to my kettlebell class at my gym for the first time since June. It's my favorite class, and I pretty much go every week, except for during the summer when I go to a local food fest with my family on Thursdays.

It was nice to be back. I set up in my usual spot because even after not going for three months, it was still my spot. Two different people came up to me and said, "Haven't seen you for a while! Welcome back." I like the idea of people I don't know noticing my existence like that.

4 Things I Didn't Like About 'It'


Last night I saw the highly anticipated movie "It," based on Stephen King's 1986 novel and my initial reaction was disappointment. It wasn't a bad movie. I'm sure in a few days when I reflect back on it, I'll probably agree that it's good. But walking out of the theatre, all I felt was that it didn't meet my expectations.

It's worth mentioning that I haven't read Stephen King's "It," nor have I seen the original movie. So it's possible that the aspects I didn't like are specific to this execution rather than the original story.

Nonetheless, here are four spoiler-free things I didn't like about the new movie.