Budgeting for Birthdays

I actually suck at saving money. At this point in life I really do. And, with student loans approaching, I definitely need to get my shit together. However, it’s pretty hard to put any money in your savings when everyone’s birthday is literally in the Fall. You know what I’m talking about. There’s always that…

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Autumn Apartment Tour

It’s pumpkin spice season and I’m HERE for it. I just bought 8 pumpkins within one week, pumpkin spice coffee creamer and two cinnamon brooms from Trader Joe’s (one for my living room and a mini one for my desk at work). If you don’t know what cinnamon brooms are, you aren’t LIVING. They’re basically…

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Why You Should Never Settle

The concept of settling is one I’ve only recently explored. I recently sat with a friend who felt like she was in the same boat in her relationship. I see it everywhere now. People in relationships are not unhappy, but they’re not happy either.  So why do people settle? This question was prompted by my…

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Essentials for Kauai and Oahu

After two trips to Hawaii this month, I’ve learned that tropical weather is NOT for me. Not down for the humidity. Not down for the bug bites either. I’m down for a vacation, though. This month I visited Oahu and Kauai and they are just as beautiful as they are different. To my surprise, my…

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