Fitbit Last Week of July Stats {living outside the stacks} #operationsnapback 10
10,000 baby steps per day. That’s what I’m taking. Sometimes more, but most of the time I’m just at 10,000 steps. I know I need to do more. Sometimes I think about the workouts I used to do when I was in the Army {jumping jacks, push ups, sit ups, […]

Baby Steps


Coffee Talk {living outside the stacks} 6
THIS POST CONTAINS AFFILIATE LINKS, IF YOU PURCHASE SOMETHING USING THE LINK I WILL RECEIVE A COMMISSION. THAT COMMISSION GOES TOWARDS MAINTAINING MY BLOG. THANK YOU IN ADVANCE FOR YOUR SUPPORT. I’d like to welcome you to Coffee Talk. If you’re new here, this is where I share some of […]

Coffee Talk: Fitbit Blaze Review


Black Maxi Dress and Gold Sseko Sandals {living outside the stacks} 14
THE AGELESS STYLE LINKUP Nine ladies, forty and over, show you that style doesn’t have an age limit. A themed linkup takes place on the first Tuesday of every month. This month’s theme is: THE DOG DAYS OF SUMMER. this look was originally featured last summer MY LOOK *wipes sweat* I don’t […]

Ageless Style Linkup: Dog Days of Summer



31 July my style {living outside the stacks} 4
July was such a wonderful month. Yes, it was hot. Yes, the political climate has been positively toxic. And, yes, my family experienced quite a few setbacks, but I’m giving all thanks to God because it could have been so much worse… It’s been a long time since I’ve been […]

July in Pictures


Strawberry Chocolate Chip Pound Cake {living outside the stacks} 12
I’d like to welcome you to Coffee Talk. If you’re new here, this is where I share some of the great and not~so~great stuff that I find on the web. Topics range from news stories that leave me scratchin’ my head to DIYs that I think are absolutely clever. And, […]

Coffee Talk: Strawberry Chocolate Chip Pound Cake


Brown and Tan Lace Bottom Tunic from #Zulily with White Leggings from #Kmart and Wedges from #Target {living outside the stacks} 7
THIS POST CONTAINS AFFILIATE LINKS, IF YOU PURCHASE SOMETHING USING THE LINK I WILL RECEIVE A COMMISSION. THAT COMMISSION GOES TOWARDS MAINTAINING MY BLOG. THANK YOU IN ADVANCE FOR YOUR SUPPORT. Outfit Details: Tunic ~ Zulily | Fitbit ~ Amazon.com | Capri Leggings ~ Kmart {similar} | Wedges ~ Target {similar} Ladies, I am […]

Tunic and Jeggings for Work



10 instagrammers you should be following if you like books, coffee, and photography {living outside the stacks} @daenelt on instagram 4
If you follow me on Instagram, you know that I like love to take pictures of my coffee every morning. I see it as a way to greet my friends and start the day with a smile. As I’ve started sharing my photos and exploring different hashtags, I’ve found a […]

10 Instagrammers You Should Be Following {if you like books, ...


Coffee Talk {living outside the stacks} 18
I’d like to welcome you to Coffee Talk. If you’re new here, this is where I share some of the great and not~so~great stuff that I find on the web. Topics range from news stories that leave me scratchin’ my head to DIYs that I think are absolutely clever. And, […]

Coffee Talk: I’m So Tired


Black Polka Dot Blouse Jeans and Clogs {living outside the stacks} 8
THIS POST CONTAINS AFFILIATE LINKS, IF YOU PURCHASE SOMETHING USING THE LINK I WILL RECEIVE A COMMISSION. THAT COMMISSION GOES TOWARDS MAINTAINING MY BLOG. THANK YOU IN ADVANCE FOR YOUR SUPPORT. So I’ve been on a quest to find a pair of clogs since I donated a pair of really […]

I Found My Clogs. Kinda.