Wellness

5 Books to Read if You Loved Girl Wash Your Face

5 Books to Read if You Loved Girl Wash Your Face

If you’ve read the book “Girl Wash Your Face,” then you know that it brings about a rush of motivation to do something. Rachel Hollis has a way of tapping into the emotions of her readers, and it was that skill that had me both laughing and […]

Find Something Free That You Love, and Do It Often.

Find Something Free That You Love, and Do It Often.

I’ve been reading a lot lately, and it has brought more joy back into my life than I can explain. You see, reading was a true joy in my childhood. I went to the library on a weekly basis and would read for hours. My […]

Eating Whole30 at a BBQ

Eating Whole30 at a BBQ

Okay, so it’s Memorial Day Weekend. First and foremost, I’d like to extend my heartfelt appreciation towards all of our military personnel. I have deep gratitude and respect for those who lost their lives for our country. But another tradition that seems to come along […]

Ways to Save Money AND the Earth at the Same Time

Ways to Save Money AND the Earth at the Same Time

Today’s post contains no affiliate links because all of those would encourage online spending which means additional shipping (i.e. resources for packaging and tansportation). This is just informtion to save money and the earth at the same time.  Let’s Save You Money, and Together Save […]

How To Meal Plan, Prep, and Shop On a Budget (Whole30/Paleo)

How To Meal Plan, Prep, and Shop On a Budget (Whole30/Paleo)

I’ve been “meal prepping” for years. Only recently did my husband and I realize how ineffecient we were actually being with our meal prepping and our meal plan. Sure, we could have several meals cooked up, but by the time we’d get to eating those […]

3 Ingredient DIY Household Cleaner

3 Ingredient DIY Household Cleaner

Not too long ago, I shared a post about the household cleaners that are worth the extra cost.  What I didn’t mention is that when my husband and I were paying off our student loans we didn’t buy ANY of these. We had exactly ONE cleaner, […]

Our Emergency Fund: How Much to Save

We were so excited to get to building our emergency fund to our “fully funded emergency fund.” This is also known as Baby Step 3 of Dave Ramsey’s Financial plan. After we became debt free, it was time to begin saving up. But how did […]

The Organ Donation Process Experience

The Organ Donation Process Experience

When I was in my final semester of college, I took a class called “Psychology of Death and Dying.” At that time, I took it because it was an easy class and I needed an elective credit. My degree is in Materials Science & Engineering, […]

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 […]

Jumpstart Your Morning (AKA Make Your Life Easier)

Jumpstart Your Morning (AKA Make Your Life Easier)

I don’t know how it’s happened, but I’ve somehow become a morning person. It’s strange. I know. Anyways, certain things have just made life so much easier. Here is what jumpstarts my morning! Jumpstart with: Pre-set Coffee: literally the #1 thing that makes life better […]