Fay lives, writes, and teaches in Washington, DC, where she is getting her doctorate in 20th century English Literature. You can usually find her exploring the District on long runs, enjoying strong coffee, or revisiting her California roots by means of good tequila and outdoor living. A lover of fashion and gardening, her writing explores ways to make everyday life more lovely. Fay Schaeffer is her pen name.
Making resolutions stick with a one-month-at-a-time approach
Go-to pieces that can be worn for almost any occasion
There is a craving for community and acknowledgement that is universal
Breezy style tips to help you look fashionable while keeping the holiday stress at bay
Arriving at the turkey dinner having already thought of what you are grateful for can add meaning to the holiday
Seasonal decorating that works with all the upcoming holidays
Princess Di being the ultimate trending hipster
Bonus: you probably already have these pieces in your closet!
Avoid "vacation burnout" by planning realistically.
Lessons from literary heroines
You don't need to change your style to embrace your feminine side.
If you haven't seen it yet, clear your calendar.
Keep yourself open to new relationships.