Here I am! A month later! I've been very busy keeping up our hermit crabs' Instagram account. The hermit crabs now have over 300 followers and I'm very proud of them for being so engaging and such charming (and sometimes vindictive) little crustacean ambassadors. Our cats are doing okay so far. They like to watch the crabs and thankfully they'll never know that -- somehow -- the crabs are the animals in the house who managed to get their own Insta. Not the cats.
I've also been busy with work and while I love it, it's less fun to talk about here. Like, I don't talk about it, is what I'm trying to say. Because, profesh. But it feels like that's all I've been doing lately.
I took this dimly lit selfie in a hotel in CA when I was traveling for...work. It's now dresses + no socks season and I couldn't be happier.
dress - secondhand
bag - baggu cotton circle bag
pin - gift, vintage Soviet cat pin
shoes - those Sanuks I posted about previously that tricked me
It's also kitten season. You guys. Fix those mom cats. Do Trap Neuter Return (TNR). Look up TNR workshops in your area or info on community cat programs online. Rescue the babies, get them indoors. Try to get them around 5-6 weeks old so they don't learn to hate people during their outdoor living. Ideally we all do this before moms have kittens, but that's not always possible, I know. If all goes well, this week we'll have spayed one mom and rescued 5 kittens.
And it's almost Plastic Free July! I need a good reset. In my busyness I've resorted to a lot of take out and that means a lot of plastic and glass. I'm looking to cut down on that kind of thing and get back in the habit of batch cooking stuff I bought in bulk for lunches. Also, I'll have more money if I do that. Win-win.
Clothing wise. I cleaned out most of my closet. I sold some stuff to Beacon's Closet. I've got a stack of stuff for Slowre. And I've got a stack of stuff for a local swap that's being organized via my local Buy Nothing group. (Did I tell you about Buy Nothing groups? I got some rando flatware to use when we have big parties and a bag of Wellness cat food so far. I tried to give away a new small dog carrier I ended up with but got no takers.)
I purchased a pair of rain shoes and a pair of shoes for shelter visits that can be easily cleaned. I bought a $25 cuff bracelet at Beacon's Closet (so, secondhand). And I bought a dress secondhand. There may have been 2 dresses but I cannot for the life of me remember and they're probably in the laundry.