3 August seasonal {living outside the stacks}
“Alright, alright, alright,” in my best Matthew McConaughey voice. We are about to enter my favorite season: PUMPKIN. I kid. I can’t stand pumpkin anything. But I do love Autumn. I mean, what’s not to love? Cozy sweaters, riding boots, changing leaves… sigh I probably won’t get any of that […]

August in Pictures


Coffee Talk {living outside the stacks} 6 comments
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: A Whole Lot of Ridiculousness


Chambray Tunic Mustard Jeans and Animal Print Flats {living outside the stacks} 16 comments
Hello! This is the beginning of a series about chambray tunics. I’ve had this chambray tunic {and the mustard pants} in my closet forever and I think I’ve worn it twice. Not cool. Especially when you consider how incredibly cute and comfortable this tunic is. I’ll tell you, honestly, I […]

Chambray and Mustard and Animal Prints ~ Oh My!



living outside the stacks instagram follow along @livingoutsidethestacks or #livingoutsidethestacks 2 comments
Are you on Instagram? Have you ever looked up the hashtag bookstagram? No? I’ll give you a minute, just click here. Beautiful, right? I mean so many books!!!! I’ve been wanting to do something book related for a long time but I wasn’t sure what. I already write book reviews, […]

Books and Coffee and Photography on Instagram


Coffee Talk {living outside the stacks} 6 comments
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: Crime and Consequences


Geek is Chic Tee Shirt {living outside the stacks} 4 comments
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. In my “real life” I’m a librarian. And like many librarians {at least the ones in my circle}, I’m […]

Geek is Chic



Book Review The Underground Railroad by Colson Whitehead {living outside the stacks} 6 comments
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. Title: The Underground Railroad Author: Colson Whitehead Genre: Fiction Publisher: Doubleday Release Date: 2016 Format: Hardcover Pages: 306 ABOUT THE BOOK {from the flap} Cora is […]

Book Review: The Underground Railroad by Colson Whitehead


Coffee Talk {living outside the stacks} 12 comments
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: Let’s Talk About the Elephant in the Pool


Horse Print Dress {living outside the stacks} 4 comments
This has been a crazy two weeks . Last week, The Hubs and I moved the girls into their dorms and we’ve started the process of settling in to life as a couple. This time, things are different because the girls are now an hour and a half away instead of […]

Multi~Colored Horse Dress