Vlog #5: In which our heroine reads more, discovers a rat, loses sight for a few hours, can’t remember how to play her own song, and sits at a red light.

  In case you missed the vlog or the instagram pictures in real time, here is the compilation of my Recorded Weeks #5. I re-structured my morning routine, which is going unbelievably well, played around with soft rollers!, and had a very trippy ocular migraine. I also wrote two poems which can be found in …

Self-less Self-care

I've spent many years hating the term "self-care." I think this came from a mostly good place: I want to be a selfless, Christ-centered person, and "self-care" sounded like weekly mani/pedis while sipping mimosas. Ultimately, this was a fundamental misunderstanding of the concept and a soured perception from the indulgent example of a few bad …

Galentine’s Day Checklist

The big day is coming. You know it, I know it. I'm already behind according to my gantt chart. I've put together a quick list (that I will be updating as I go) of what's on my radar as I get ready for G-Day this year. Let me know what you think in the comments …

Vlog #4: In which our heroine survives the snow apocalypse, starts school, is not embarrassed, yells fitness tips at the camera, gets Amazon Fresh, identifies herself as rather an acquired taste, and becomes a Friday Person.

In case you missed the vlog or the instagram pictures in real time, here is the compilation of my Recorded Weeks #4. I published some of my best YouTube videos to date, played with flat-lays on my Instagram, published some blogs about Galentine's Day, and continued my no-snooze streak. I’ve gathered these personal adventures below …

How to Succeed at WFH (Working From Home)

Working from home is not as easy as you might think. I've been working remotely at my current firm for three and a half years and it's been a bumpy road. How many Saturdays have you purposed to get a particular project done but at the end of the day find yourself without any work to …

The Recorded Weeks #3: In which our heroine plays the guitar, learns about reptiles, can’t remember a dream, peels wallpaper, and complains about story time

In case you missed the vlog or the instagram pictures in real time, here is the record of my Recorded Weeks #3. I worked all week, rocking it as a #workingmom, #workfromhomer, #mompreneur, #blogboss. It was a lovely week of studying reptiles, maintaining my morning routine, and getting ready for Galentine's Day. I've compiled these …

The Recorded Weeks #2: In Which Our Heroine Travels to Austin for Work, Can’t Find Parking, Types Many Things on a Keyboard, and Forgets the Name of that One Guy in that One Movie

In case you missed the vlog or the instagram pictures in real time, here is the record of my Recorded Weeks #2. My travels brought me home-ish to Austin, where I workworkworked for the first post-school week of the semester. It was a lovely time and I've compiled it below for your enjoyment and my …

Galentine’s Day Invitation Ideas

Would you call me extra if I told you that I make my own Galentine's Day invitations every year...? Well, it's coming up on February, and, ladies, you need to get your beautiful invitations out. You've got many options this year: go simple, spend a boatload of money, make your own. https://www.instagram.com/p/BQDjbQHhCGj/?hl=en&taken-by=lane.on.fire But, wait, there's …

The Recorded Weeks #1: In Which Our Heroine Acquires a New Bullet Journal & Embarks on Other Exciting [Christmas-y] Adventures

In case you missed the vlog or the instagram pictures in real time, here are the highlights of my Recorded Weeks #1. I was studying for finals, wearing my favorite necklace too often, and starting my 2018 bullet journal. It was a crazy time and I've compiled it below for your enjoyment and my recollection.  …

25 Things to Chuck Right Now

There's a broad spectrum between minimalist and hoarder. I fall somewhere left of center, closer to minimalist, categorized under Strictly Intentional. Imagine a strict, British house marm who likes to scold but instead of a ruler to slap your hand, there's a joy-o-meter, and any items too boring or sad get thrown out. Okay, that …