Super Quick and Simple Daily Makeup Routine

I consider myself a pretty chill, no-frills kind of girl... some (like my mother) may call it 'lazy.' When I got to high school age, my mom would tell me to never leave the house without at least mascara and lip gloss on. I really didn't take her seriously until probably this year. Although I'd much rather … Continue reading Super Quick and Simple Daily Makeup Routine

Tips for Thrifting on ThredUP

For a couple of years now, I've been doing my online clothes shopping with thredUP. As an online thrift shop, it has so many benefits over shopping at retail stores or even brick and mortar thrift shops. thredUP is the world's biggest online thrift shop, which means the options are nearly endless, and prices are up to … Continue reading Tips for Thrifting on ThredUP

Get Out: Save Money and Avoid the Sunken Place

Since graduating college, saving money has been one of my main goals. Sure I have a LOT of debt, but I'm not trying to work in an office until I'm 70 and have nothing in savings. Although I go hard on saving money, I also don't want to be a hermit who never goes out … Continue reading Get Out: Save Money and Avoid the Sunken Place

13 Habits to Adopt to Build Up Your Savings

Are you interested in increasing your savings? Here are 13 habits you can start today that will help you reach your savings goals. 1. Plan a Budget and Stick to It At the beginning of the year, I planned out my bi-weekly budgets for the whole year. Why? Because budgeting is fun. Seriously, I write … Continue reading 13 Habits to Adopt to Build Up Your Savings

How to Turn Your Balcony from Drab to Fab for Under $65

After a bout of a cabin fever throughout the winter, I was anxious to finally be able to enjoy time outside during spring. But how could I do this without going to the park every time? I live in a small apartment, on the second floor of the building and, although I have a balcony, … Continue reading How to Turn Your Balcony from Drab to Fab for Under $65

5 Ways to Save Money on Groceries

As an inexperienced millennial with an entry level job and $200,000 in student loan debt, I'm always looking for ways to save money. Now, I could go on a 'Ramen Noodles every night' diet, but I care about my health too much to do that. Therefore, I use these tips and tricks to save money on groceries. Know … Continue reading 5 Ways to Save Money on Groceries

DIY: How to Make ‘Perfect For You’ Mason Jar Ice Cream

Summer will be here any week now and I don't know about you, but one of my favorite warm-weather desserts is ice cream. One of the reasons I decided to try to make my own ice cream is because it's cheaper than buying 1.5 quarts of my favorite ice cream every other week, I know … Continue reading DIY: How to Make ‘Perfect For You’ Mason Jar Ice Cream