Petal Pink Logo Top White Capri Leggings and Gladiator Sandals {living outside the stacks} 9
I don’t think it’s a secret that I’m a big Lori Goldstein fan. I’ve quoted her and stalked her on Instagram and QVC since forever. In fact, I was a fan of hers before I even knew who she was… When I was a kid/teen, I was quirky. Go figure. My […]

That Time My Picture Was On QVC


There it is. The month of April in pictures. One of my goals for this year is to document more of my every day life. Not that it’s all that interesting, fun, or exciting. I just want photographic evidence of the day~to~day. I’m using the prompts from the bethadilly challenge to […]

April in Pictures


Coffee Talk {living outside the stacks} 2
I’d like to welcome you to Coffee Talk. In case 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. […]

Coffee Talk: Mother’s Day Edition



Gray Sweater Dress Black Striped Skirt and Brown Boots {living outside the stacks} 6
*Disclaimer: This post contains affiliate links, which means that I earn a commission if you order using the link* The semester is officially over. The students have graduated and we are in summer mode on campus. That means jeans, dressy tops, leggings, tunics, and sundresses. All the yeses. Not that […]

Sweater Dress / Tunic Two Ways


Phage by Mark Tamplin (book review) {living outside the stacks}
Title: Phage Author: Mark Tamplin Genre: Suspense Publisher: Mark Tamplin Release Date: 12 September 2015 Format: Paperback Pages: 474   ABOUT THE BOOK {from the back cover} In Phage,the first novel of a science thriller trilogy, Dr. Sam Townsend is called upon to halt the spread of a deadly pathogen […]

Book Review: Phage by Mark Tamplin


Coffee Talk {living outside the stacks}
I’d like to welcome you to Coffee Talk. In case 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. […]

Coffee Talk: All About Appearances



Floral Top Black Pants and Sseko Sandals {living outside the stacks} 4
Hi! Hope you’re having a fabulous week so far. We’re in the final stretch of the semester so there’s like this palpable tension/energy/Spring buzz in the air. I think I like this point in the semester almost as much as the beginning of the semester. We’re about to go into […]

Office Bohemian Casual


Midway Alabama 1 {living outside the stacks} follow along on Instagram @DaenelT #LOTSAbandonedBeauty
Abandoned House in Midway, AL A few weeks back, we drove to Mississippi to visit the parentals and I caught The Hubs “scanning his sector” for abandoned stuff. It was really cool, you know, the both of us pointing out abandoned buildings, trying to determine if the dreaded “No Trespassing” […]

Abandoned Beauty {Midway, AL}


Coffee Talk {living outside the stacks} 4
I’d like to welcome you to Coffee Talk. In case 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. […]

Coffee Talk: Prince