All posts tagged: intro

10 Things You Don’t Know About Me

Hey friends! It’s the weekend, woo! Finally. This weekend is particularly strange for me as it’s the first time in a long time that I get to break the pattern of my usual weekend activities (working) and exchange it for fun (we’re gonna pretend I didn’t bring my laptop with me with the intention of stalking my job all weekend). It’s bachelorette party weekend in my friend group and we are in the city enjoying the sights and each other’s company.   Not working on a weekend for me is actually a big deal. Not only because I am always and I mean always doing it. But mainly because I’m a recovering control freak…I really like to be in control of my environments and work is an environment that is labeled as mine therefore I need to be in total control of it at all times. Pro tip: wanting to be in control of an environment 24/7 doesn’t mean that you will actually be in control of that environment ever. Needless to say, this weekend …

Messy, but lovely.

I love that word. Lovely. It’s actually one of my favorite words. That’s an interesting word to attach oneself to, isn’t it? I used to use variations of this word throughout all of my social media accounts. Actually, up until recently, the name of this blog was “ColorMeLovelyy”. The name was a branch off of the name of my Instagram page, Staylovelyy. It’s a simple command to me from myself reminding myself to stay lovely. Life is…weird. As you grow older you see things that can and do change the way you see the world around you. You hear about the awful things happening all over the world and you experience awful things in your own life that have the potential to leave you scarred and a bit hesitant to embrace the world as openly as you did when you were younger. Growing up definitely did some of those things to me. I was the one hesitant to open myself up to anything or anyone new in fear of being hurt or experiencing something unpleasant. …