Author Archives: anexactinglife

What Do You Wear at Home?

My wardrobe has 3 or 4 stages of formality (or slovenliness, as the case may be). My workplace is semi-casual. There is no dress code, but I set my own. I wear dark-wash jeans or dress pants with shirts/T-shirts or

What Do You Wear at Home?

My wardrobe has 3 or 4 stages of formality (or slovenliness, as the case may be). My workplace is semi-casual. There is no dress code, but I set my own. I wear dark-wash jeans or dress pants with shirts/T-shirts or

Mine, All Mine

I made a big purchasing mistake earlier this year. I had a passing thought that I might try wearing makeup again, something I haven’t done since my 20s. A former schoolmate sells skincare products and cosmetics, so I called her

Mine, All Mine

I made a big purchasing mistake earlier this year. I had a passing thought that I might try wearing makeup again, something I haven’t done since my 20s. A former schoolmate sells skincare products and cosmetics, so I called her

Accounting for: September

I had some back-to-school energy in the early part of the month and channelled it into decluttering and yard work. My junk drawers were cleared out – as of today, they have not been re-junked. The laundry room shelving, used

Accounting for: September

I had some back-to-school energy in the early part of the month and channelled it into decluttering and yard work. My junk drawers were cleared out – as of today, they have not been re-junked. The laundry room shelving, used

Declutter and Reshelve Project

Time for my next declutter project! The earlier one is here. I was inspired by Where the Journey Takes Me to tackle my in-house hardware (she has a multi-part series of which this is the last). I don’t have a

Declutter and Reshelve Project

Time for my next declutter project! The earlier one is here. I was inspired by Where the Journey Takes Me to tackle my in-house hardware (she has a multi-part series of which this is the last). I don’t have a

Re-Junked

Today I cleaned out my kitchen junk drawer(s) which were overdue for a clear-out. I posted on this topic before – I could pretend it took me 5 years to get to this state again! The top drawer of my

Re-Junked

Today I cleaned out my kitchen junk drawer(s) which were overdue for a clear-out. I posted on this topic before – I could pretend it took me 5 years to get to this state again! The top drawer of my

Accounting for: August

I don’t have much to “account for” this month: besides our UK vacation, I didn’t do anything! So I will just chatter. At the beginning of the month, our city had its annual civic parade. The captain of the Pittsburgh

Accounting for: August

I don’t have much to “account for” this month: besides our UK vacation, I didn’t do anything! So I will just chatter. At the beginning of the month, our city had its annual civic parade. The captain of the Pittsburgh

A Day Each

Rom and I had two full days in London this month, plus parts of our arrival and departure days. We decided we would each plan a full day of activities, and the other would agree and go along with whatever

A Day Each

Rom and I had two full days in London this month, plus parts of our arrival and departure days. We decided we would each plan a full day of activities, and the other would agree and go along with whatever