Wellness

The Overwhelm of Having to Completely Change My Diet (Again.)

The Overwhelm of Having to Completely Change My Diet (Again.)

I’ve been going through a bit of an identity crisis with this website throughout the summer because I’ve had some ongoing health issues. From ongoing GI issues to vertigo to the ER to surgery. And I didn’t really tell anyone outside of family because it […]

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?” […]

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, […]