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2017 Christmas Gift Guide/Wish List!

2017 Christmas Gift Guide/Wish List!

I am someone who LOVES Christmas, but I also like to respect that Thanksgiving comes first. So I’ve been toying with putting this post up for quite awhile. But since Black Friday (and Cyber Monday if they are still separate?) are coming so soon I […]

Too.Much.

Too.Much.

Welp, for the first time I’ve definintely bit off more than I can chew. For the first time in my life, I just failed a class. By 6 points (out of over 1000). Disappointed in myself doesn’t even begin to cover it but also, the […]

Selling Clothes: ThredUp vs. Poshmark

Selling Clothes: ThredUp vs. Poshmark

There are several resale websites/apps for clothing and fashion items. Two of the biggest are ThredUp and Poshmark. Both have great marketing, but which one is ACTUALLY better to use? I’ve used both, and none of this is sponsored. Just my thoughts and a few […]

DIY Maternity Snowman Costume: Easy and Only $15!

DIY Maternity Snowman Costume: Easy and Only $15!

I’ve been excited to create a couple of DIY costumes this year (coming soon!) but this made me think about some DIY costumes I’ve done in years past and how GREAT they turned out. The one that got me the most compliments was this DIY […]

DIY Fall Centerpiece (Under $20!)

DIY Fall Centerpiece (Under $20!)

I’ve been telling myself I won’t buy decorations until we move next week, but still somehow found myself and the toddler walking though Michael’s earlier today. There were so many cute (and expensive) centerpieces and wreaths for sale. Even with the 50-60% off that craft stores always […]

Budget Fail and Budget Win

Budget Fail and Budget Win

This week I had a budget fail that really stuck out to me as a “stupid tax,” but then also a budget win that almost made up for it just a day later! These were both pretty unique things so I figured it might be […]

Working 9-5 Feels Impossible After College

Working 9-5 Feels Impossible After College

I’ve been working at my full time job for a bit over year (I was promoted so really it’s only been six months in my current position). I’ve sometimes felt like I can’t stay focused at work all the time. Or more accurately, like there […]

Decluttering While Zero Waste: Yes it IS Possible

Decluttering While Zero Waste: Yes it IS Possible

If you get nothing else out of this article, decluttering while zero waste IS possible. I’m a work in progress on both minimalism and zero waste. Some things I’ve noticed while working on both is that often, when in a big declutter phase, people often […]

My Wavy Hair Wash and Go Routine

My Wavy Hair Wash and Go Routine

There are zero affiliate links in this post. I am SO excited but yet so nervous to post this. I have a few “hair troubleshooting” posts partially written for how I figured out my routine, but honestly I was getting too frustrated to post them! […]

Climate Change and Social Media: A Rant

Climate Change and Social Media: A Rant

Disclaimer: this is a rant, not a scientific journal. Take my opinions for what they are…opinions. About a month ago, the Paris Agreement was a huge deal. Suddenly, out of nowhere, the world of social media has an influx of environmentalists like I’ve never seen […]