Month: April 2017

Spring Sprucing: Free or Budget Friendly Ways to Freshen Your Home

Spring Sprucing: Free or Budget Friendly Ways to Freshen Your Home

This year, spring has been fantastic. Growing up in an area that didn’t have spring made me not care for the season, but here it is truly a beautiful time. I see so many gorgoues home accent updates on Pinterest and Instagram, but they usually […]

Student Loan Rant: Times Have Changed

Student Loan Rant: Times Have Changed

I’m pretty active in some Dave Ramsey/Budgeting Facebook groups. These can be extremely helpful, but also can show how people are at varying levels of understanding. This is particularly true of the cost of college/university and how times have changed. One woman said that she […]

My Grocery List April 28th, 2017

My Grocery List April 28th, 2017

Does anyone feel like they tend to always run out of EVERY stinking household good at once? I know that it evens out but from looking at my list it is going to be a more expensive trip. April overall has been a great budget […]

Panning Community in 2017

Panning Community in 2017

I don’t know HOW I missed this, but the panning community is a thing, and it’s amazing. Makeup lovers out there realizing that it’s REALLY easy to accumulate a LOT of makeup and pretty hard to actually use it all up. Gorgeous palettes are coming […]

Starting Your Budget: A Quick Guide

Starting Your Budget: A Quick Guide

Starting your budget, adjusting a budget, or tightening a budget can be a daunting task, but it doesn’t have to be. When my husband and I got married, it was hectic for more than a few reasons, but we knew we were going to have […]

Managing Coffee Love on a Budget

Managing Coffee Love on a Budget

I love coffee. Not just floofy sugary Starbucks-esque drinks, but dark, rich black coffee. I like the notes of fruits and florals, and appreciate the difference between a light roast and a dark roast. In short, I am a coffee snob. Managing coffee love (snobbery) […]

Grocery List 4/13/17 + Meal Planning (Whole30-ish)

Grocery List 4/13/17 + Meal Planning (Whole30-ish)

  Hooray, it’s officially my weekend! My work has tomorrow as a holday, which is perfect because Riley’s daycare is closed. We had to buy a few more items than I’d hoped, but this week the grocery list was still pretty good. I narrowly escaped […]

Making Ghee The Easy Way in Only 3 Steps!

Making Ghee The Easy Way in Only 3 Steps!

The idea of making ghee was something I found super intimidating at first. In theory, ghee isn’t difficult to make. Actually, in reality ghee isn’t difficult to make. But most of the recipes I looked up were really long and said to use cheesecloth. Now, chesecloth […]

My First Run in Months. Here’s How it Went.

My First Run in Months. Here’s How it Went.

I’ve been HORRIBLE about doing cardio. Or weight lifting. TBH, my “workout” routine has consisted of yoga (hot vinyasa and basic vinyasa with the occassional ashtanaga). Yoga is awesome but doesn’t get my heart rate up.  My job can be active, but the majority of the time […]

How I Paid $1.50 for Anastasia Brow Wiz!!

How I Paid $1.50 for Anastasia Brow Wiz!!

Eeek! Guys, I’m so excited right now. I get to try Anasatia Brow Wiz, and it’s well within my budget! I don’t think it’s any secret that Anastasia Beverly Hills is KNOWN for their brow products. They are alllllll over Youtube and Instagram and in […]