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Midweek Musings: Small Joys

While cooped up inside all day, I find myself appreciating small things around the home more than I normally would. Here are a few that spark a little joy in my life, as mundane as some of them may seem.

Midweek Musings: Currently Following

Current Events & Social Issues @soyouwanttotalkabout SYWTTA does a great job distilling current social issues, such as Black Lives Matter, apoliticism, and mail-in voting into key talking points. Great for sharing and starting constructive conversations, especially with friends or family. @thegreatunlearn Rachel E. Cargle invites individuals to #DoTheWork…

Ruggable Washable Rug Review: 1 Year Later

When we moved into our new place almost a year ago, one of our first new purchases was an area rug for our living room. We ended up buying a Ruggable, as we were intrigued by the fact that it was machine washable.  And now, Ruggable has their…

June Reflection

What a month. Though this blog is mainly focused around candid reviews and not my personal life, I would be remiss to gloss over the state of the world these past few weeks.  As someone who has benefitted from light-skinned privilege and the oft-weaponized “model minority” myth, I…

Midweek Musings: Future of Sustainable Fashion

Above: Elizabeth Suzann Nashville HQ Though I only discovered Elizabeth Suzann a short 8 months ago, I am saddened by the news yesterday of their downscaling of operations, detailed on Instagram here. From the outpouring of comments, it is clear that Liz and her team have helped inspire…

Midweek Musings: Community & the State of Retail

While I was prepared to optimize my 9-to-6 schedule for productivity, I wasn’t expecting to feel this sense of… timelessness that is starting to settle in after only two weeks of WFH. I often find myself forgetting exactly what day of week it is, especially without regular “outdoor”…

Sewing & Donating Homemade Face Masks

This week, I’ve redirected my extracurricular efforts towards sewing face masks at home. More and more hospitals and health facilities have opted in to accept donations of homemade face masks alongside commercially produced PPE. Not because they are a substitute for N95 or real surgical masks – they…

TGIF

Above: Hello Stella yarn from La Mercerie, and the cutest fish-shaped stitch markers. What a week – Monday seriously feels like a month ago. Here are some random Friday thoughts: Small business appreciation:  More and more businesses are making tough decisions, such as Boba Guys and their uncertainty…

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I'm Kristy, a growth marketer based in not-so-sunny San Francisco ⛅ This is my personal blog, where you will find my random musings, in-depth reviews, and latest sewing endeavors.

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