How I Cut Back One Week Each Month and Saved an Extra $1000 This Quarter

Money is one of the hardest things to open up and talk about for most adults. It's something many people shy away from because we've been taught that it's impolite to discuss. Most of us know only our own salaries and possibly the income of our spouse, and maybe our parents or close fr…

How to Find Anthropologie Style on a Forever21 Budget

If you're anything like me, you love that rustic-yet-romantic, effortless, bohemian look that stores like Anthropologie and Free People proudly display. Strolling around these stores are like a whimsical wonderland until, of course, you pick up an item and glance at the price tag.

Being a work…

It's Okay To... vol. 5

It's been a few years since I wrote a post like this, so I figure it's long overdue. It's part of the human condition to have those moments when we're a bit too hard on ourselves, get too wrapped up in work or school, get down in the doldrums for one reason or another, or get in a …

Chicago Day 2 || The Bean, Vegan Milkshakes + Sears Tower

Our day in reverse: 
The Bean at night // The view from Willis (Sears) Tower // milkshakes at Bombobar - the matcha one is vegan, and it was extraordinary!! // some lovely architecture // the best eggs benedict EVER for breakfast at Wldberry // The Bean at 7:50 AM
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Things I Really Shouldn't Buy But, Hey, a Girl Can Dream, Right?

With the cultural phenomenon that is minimalism, we're taught to value quality over quantity, to only buy things that make us happy, and to focus on the practicality and beauty of the item when making a purchase. I'm all for that, but sometimes my imagination runs wild. Somehow, I've ma…