DIY Astro Guide: What Your Horoscope Means This Week, 3/23/2015
Some of us have escaped winter’s wrath (while others just got a bunch of snow dumped on them), only to have March’s rain showers come at us in full force, but we’re taking it in stride. Between Dear Sugar’s new podcast and our fancy rain boots, there’s no way we’re letting a few drops rain on our parade. Pour yourself your first (or third…) cup of coffee, and scroll on to read the best parts of your AstroStyle horoscope.
Between your long work hours and your active social life, your home may be feeling a bit neglected. Take this week to finally install that office, even if it’s just a corner in your apartment.
DIY This: We’ve got 10 Ways to Turn Your Closet into an Office, so even the tiniest of apartments have no excuse for stifling your creativity. (Photo via Kelly Rae Roberts)
TAURUS: APRIL 20 – MAY 20
You’ve had a lot of changes in your life recently, so your besties may not have seen much of you lately. We’re calling it now: They are totally missing you. Plan a boozy brunch or kill two birds with one stone and sign up for a workout class or race together.
DIY This: What’s brunch without a little extra oomph in your cocktails? Get fizzy with it and make these Three Sparkling Cocktails to Make Right Now for your bestie brunch.
GEMINI: MAY 21 – JUNE 20
Whether you’ve been rocking the freelance lifestyle or you’ve been busy racking up the expenses for your side project, this week is all about getting those finances in order. April 15 is only a few weeks away, and you don’t want to be caught in your mountain of receipts at the last minute!
Read This: While nobody loves doing their taxes, we’re making it a little bit less terrible with our Millennial’s Guide to Doing Your Taxes from our friends over at Levo League.
CANCER: JUNE 21 – JULY 22
When you’re knee deep in PowerPoint slides or last-minute work edits at 3am, you might be questioning whether it’s all worth it. The short answer is: YES. While the next day may have you nursing an extra large cup of coffee, you’ll also be showered in #girlboss compliments.
Read This: Add a little buzz to your caffeine routine with our new coffee obsession: Nitro Coffee. It’s even better than your cold brew, we promise. (Photo via @stumptowncoffee)
LEO: JULY 23 – AUGUST 22
Easter may be all about celebrating new life, but you’re starting the celebration early… in your closet. While parting with that outfit you swore you’d wear one day may be painful, it just means there’s more room for all those new trends you’ve been eyeing.
Read This: We’ve got 7 Websites to Sell Your Clothes for Cash, including Twice, which lets you pack up and sell your entire closet, all in one go. Seriously.
VIRGO: AUGUST 23 – SEPTEMBER 22
After weeks of searching for a new apartment or hoping roommate plans might come together, your new home could be just a few pages of signed paperwork away. Break out the champagne and start planning that housewarming soirée — you’re gonna have a reason to celebrate very soon.
Buy This: While these 28 Housewarming Gifts are meant for your guests to gift you, there’s no reason you can’t reward yourself for finding a fab new place to call home. This Custom Address Stamp ($44) will make sending out those housewarming invites a cinch.
LIBRA: SEPTEMBER 23 – OCTOBER 22
You’ve got a wandering eye when it comes to work, but the grass isn’t always greener at the other startup. Sometimes all it takes to feel committed to your job is a new desk mate or a special request to work on a new project. Before you log in those procrastination hours scrolling through Facebook and Twitter, ask around to see if someone needs your help, and you might just end up making a new work bestie.
Read This: Nothing builds work relationships like rooting for the same team, and now there’s proof. Check out our report on How March Madness Can Boost Your Productivity at Work. Your new bestie could be squirreled away in a little-used conference room, desperately hoping that her hometown team brings home a win. (Photo via Katie Wheeler/Flickr)
SCORPIO: OCTOBER 23 – NOVEMBER 21
All that self-care from last week really paid off. You’re feeling at the top of your game work-wise, and it’s time to put those vibes to good use. Schedule a fancy lunch with a new client or splurge on that new pair of office heels to add a little swagger to your step.
Read This: If it’s your hobby and not your nine-to-five that brings you joy these days, we’re sharing tips from Jennet Liaw, a professional hand letterer, as part of our new series, How to Quit Your Day Job.
SAGITTARIUS: NOVEMBER 22 – DECEMBER 21
We’re not saying it’s time to take a break from your active dating life, but this week is all about channeling your inner sexy, rather than relying on other people to bring it out. Grab your besties and hit the dance floor (or Zumba class) for a night that’ll go down in the books.
Buy This: If your activewear or loungewear needs an upgrade, we’ve got 13 #Fitspo Tanks That Will Motivate You to Work Out, like this black tank top with our life motto on it ($28).
CAPRICORN: DECEMBER 22 – JANUARY 19
So everyone is headed to your place for Easter brunch, and you’re wrecked with nerves. Thankfully, you can breathe a sigh of relief. The planets have officially appointed you hostess with the mostess. Whether you’re trying a new recipe or whipping together an old standby, you won’t be setting off the fire alarm this week. (Phew!)
DIY This: Serve this Shakshouka With Harissa, and forget seconds — your guests will be coming back for thirds and fourths. (Photo via The Foodie Dietitian)
AQUARIUS: JANUARY 20 – FEBRUARY 18
You’ve conquered work, and you’ve been keeping up with your friends and family, so why not take on a new challenge. Dust off that green thumb (or get ready to transform that brown thumb) and challenge yourself to start veggie garden, or at the very least, keep a few plants alive.
DIY This: Succulents are not only on trend, they’re practically impossible to kill, especially if they’re in stylish containers like these guys. We’re sharing all the info you need to Add Some Spring to Your Space With DIY Geo Planters.
PISCES: FEBRUARY 19 – MARCH 20
While you’re busy putting in those hours at work, add some pep to your step with a new haircut, bangs or even a new color. The hair gods are smiling on you this week, so if you’ve been eyeing a new style, it’s officially time to take the dive.
Read This: Book a trip to the salon or schedule a night with your hair-expert friend to give those locks an upgrade for spring. For the extra brave among us, we’ve got 12 Gorgeous Pastel Hair Colors to Welcome Spring. (Photo via Girls With Glasses)
What are you planning to do this week? Let us know in the comments below, and don’t forget to check out your full AstroStyle horoscope!