Category Archives: life

easy recipe: balsamic potatoes with arugula

I didn’t enjoy cooking until recently, so I still have the bad habit of not preparing something to eat until I’m ravenously hungry. I tend to fall back on black beans and rice and chickpeas with garlic and parsley, but … Continue reading

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birthday weekend

Things have been hectic recently and I’m looking forward to next weekend, when my schedule is clear and I can read and doze and play my banjo. On Friday, a group of us headed out to Peter Chang’s (not to … Continue reading

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floydfest style revolution

This weekend, Daniel and I headed off to the boonies of Floyd, VA for FloydFest, a folk music festival in the mountains. I got free tickets in exchange for modeling in the first annual FloydFest Fashion Show. The festival prides … Continue reading

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life moves pretty fast

Two weeks ago, I was just shuffling along, driving my old car, working a regular shift at the coffee shop, and updating my blog according to schedule. But then my car broke down. Then I got an unexpected phone call … Continue reading

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instaround

What I’ve been up to: modeling in the Tom Tom Fashion Show (photos c/o the designer); wearing a pretty new secondhand skirt; making more stickers for Platinum & Rust orders; checking out the food trucks at Waynesboro River Fest; reading Agatha … Continue reading

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12 months, 12 goals: halfway there

Hey guys, I’m doing it. I’m achieving my goals! I was so discouraged a couple months ago when I wasn’t achieving my ethics-minded resolutions on my one month timelines. Turns out that I was taking steps to meet my goals … Continue reading

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sharing life

Style Wise is an offshoot of my personal blog, Leah Wise: a journal. I wanted a place to develop a community of sustainability and ethics minded individuals working through our consumerism together. And, while I think it’s worked to some … Continue reading

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