Squeekerz {living outside the stacks} 7
How is it November already? I feel like the older I get, the faster time passes by… I need it to slow down.         Follow Living Outside the Stacks on Bloglovin’!

Slow Down…


Coffee Talk {living outside the stacks} 5
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: So Many Feels


Denim Jacket White Sweater Black and White Striped Skirt and Boots {living outside the stacks} 11
Hi! How’ve you guys been? I feel like it has been forever since I’ve done a “What I wore…” post. I ain’t gonna lie, it’s not that easy getting back in front of the camera again, especially since I’ve been spending so much time behind the lens. But I’ve missed […]

Pinterest Inspired



Life Without Kids An Update {living outside the stacks} 6
One of the questions I’ve been asked most since all of our kids moved out of the house is “How are you adjusting?” Honestly, the first 45 minutes were pretty rough. That first night, I came home to an empty house, looked at Squeekerz, and cried. The Hubs was in […]

Life After Kids: Freedom


Gecko {living outside the stacks} 17
The kids moved out and this guy moved in. Fortunately, he doesn’t take up much space and prefers to stay outside. When I first noticed him, I ain’t gonna lie, I screamed. I mean, there was a baby alligator a couple of feet from my face. I’m exaggerating. Kind of. He […]

Our Housemate


Old Navy Dress Over Jeans with Sseko Sandals and Sloan and Themis Earrings{Living Outside the Stacks} 12
You guys, this is it! My last week of freedom before I start working again. I can’t lie, I’m both excited and nervous. I’m excited because, well, new place and new co-workers. And I’m nervous because new place and new co-workers. Make sense? Oh, I guess I should tell you […]

Feeling Flirty Over Forty



Vintage Globe {Living Outside the Stacks} 4
Nikon D3100 | Nikkor 35mm f/1.8 lens | ISO 100 | f/1.8 | 1/160 ss Here are some of the things that are on my mind: We had company the other night and I made Chicken Florentine Lasagna using this recipe by The Cozy Apron. It was so very good. It […]

On My Mind


Dinner {Living Outside the Stacks} #OurProject52 2
I am so not a food photographer. I see the photos that others have taken and I literally want to lick the screen/monitor/window/whatever. I see pictures that I take and I think what the heck? Nikon D3100 | Nikkor 35mm f/1.8 lens | ISO 356 | f/1.8 | 1/20 ss This was dinner […]

Week 24: Food {#OurProject52}


Black Maxi Dress and Gold Sseko Sandals {Living Outside the Stacks} 3
Alright, I think I’m just gonna let The Hubs start picking out my clothes. This is another dress that he hit out of the park {you can see the other dress he picked out by clicking here}. We were watching “Fixer Upper” ~ have you seen that show? I would totally […]

How to Dress Like a TV Personality