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The CHEAPEST Way to Start a Blog and Make Money

The CHEAPEST Way to Start a Blog and Make Money

A few days ago I announced on my Instagram that I had begun paid freelance writing, and that I kind of fell into this because of blogging. Since then, I’ve had several friends (in person and online) ask me, “How did you make your website?” […]

The Only REALLY Good Values in The Nordstrom Anniversary Sale. Budget Friendly!

The Only REALLY Good Values in The Nordstrom Anniversary Sale. Budget Friendly!

Every year Nordstrom has a massive sale called the “Nordstrom Anniversary Sale?,” where, you guessed it, things go on sale! Historically, what makes this sale so exciting is that it isn’t the OLD stuff that goes on sale, but it’s the NEW stuff that goes […]

Fitness Wins & Fails 7/8/18

Happy Sunday! I began by writing out my Money Wins & Fails, then decided to do a roundup of my fitness wins and fails! I like this whole idea because it keeps me honest. It also gives a lot of insight into my personality. Little […]

Build-A-Bear Pay Your Age: What You HAVE to Do to Get Access to the Sale

Build-A-Bear Pay Your Age: What You HAVE to Do to Get Access to the Sale

Holy Cannoli. Build-A-Bear Announced via social media that there will be a “Pay Your Age” Day. Yes, your little ones can get a bear at an extremely reduced cost. I have a two year old AND a three-month-old. This means I can get TWO Build-A-Bears […]

Money Wins & Money Fails 7/8/18

Happy Sunday! I decided to do a roundup of some money wins and fails! I like this whole idea because it keeps me honest. It also gives a lot of insight into my personality. After all, what you spend money on is what’s important to […]

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┬ádo something.┬áRachel 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 […]

On IGTV! Whole30 Crockpot Chicken

Okay, so I’ve been stalling on IGTV. It’s new and cool, but I’m officially on there with this easy peasy recipe. I even give you tips on how to debone chicken, and I show you how I save my bones for bone broth too! Click […]

Surprising Things I’ve Seen at Aldi

Surprising Things I’ve Seen at Aldi

I started becoming an avid Aldi shopper in 2013. I was 19 years old and on my first college co-op (like an internship in engineering but can also count towards college credit. Mine was 8 months). I’d heard of Aldi from a friend and the […]

My Week Is an Example of Why Renting is NOT “Just Throwing Money Away.”

One of the things that annoyed me was that earlier on in our marriage, several well meaning people asked us when we were going to buy a house. They either had no clue of our six-figures-in-student-loans, or they were being nice, or whatever. Anyways, the […]