All posts tagged: lifestyle

How TF I Stay Organized

One of the biggest obstacles of being your own boss is the lack of “structured time”. Basically, everything that I have to do, can be done from bed in my underwear wearing my favorite hot sauce stained sweatshirt. But, no matter how much I wish it was, THAT is not a recipe for success. I’ve had to learn to set deadlines for myself and figure out ways to stick to them or else nothing will ever get done. I have developed some method to my madness, but I’m still far from productive perfection (see the fact that I’ve had the Word Document open to write this post all damn day). Here are some of the apps I use, the strategies I implement, and the ways I stay motivated to get shit done. Google Calendar So basic, yet so necessary in my life. It’s great to keep track of the big stuff. I use 2 separate calendars to keep things extra organized. There’s one for all things Velvet Drifters, it helps me to schedule posts and organize meetings. …

July Favorites

July went by in a whirlwind. I had many new experiences that left me urning for more. More adventure, more growth, more craziness are all welcome into my little corner of the world. I got a job, I turned 19, I launched a website, I started freelance web designing, I WENT TO FREAKING ITALY (full recap of that adventure coming soon)! It’s hard to believe you can cram so many wonderful experiences into such a short amount of time, but somehow I feel as though that wasn’t enough. This is just the tip of the iceburg for me. In a month as hectic as this, I was bound to fall in love with a few new things. These favorites reflect the wonderful, craziness that July brought my way. Peaches- It’s getting to the point where it’s obnoxious how much I love any and all things peach related. In Italy is was peach gelato, peach juice, peach soda, and my personal favorite flat peaches. The fruit just tasted so much fresher there. I found myself making …