Not everyone's journey to a baby is a straight line. I think it's important to talk about it, especially when it's not. Because since I'm 27, a lot of my friends and coworkers have assumed that our pregnancy was a surprise & at this point -- we just had to "keep it."
“I thought when you started this, you were just going to start thrifting as much as you were shopping, but you really surprised me.”
I've been thinking about how often I would use shopping as a hobby in the past -- and even thrifting when I started separating myself from fast fashion.
I'm not buying Everlane's new sneakers and I won’t encourage you to either.
Nearly every time I move to a new space (which unfortunately has been every year for the past five,) I always feel the urge to buy new home decor.
Can store-bought deodorant harm you?
Hands up if you feel super lucky when you stumble upon brand-new-with-tags Zara at your local thrift shop.
Or that faux fur vest from Target that you really wanted but couldn’t bring yourself to pay full price for? (Totally not projecting.)
The rollercoaster of a tale about how I went from having shopping FOMO to honing in on my style & trimming my wardrobe.