I got sick

Hello everyone, I hope that you are healthy and safe at home! Can you believe that I didn't leave my house for thirty days? I guess it's not that crazy given the current situation, but it was a big change for someone who is used to leaving for work most days! Here's a bit of…

5 Unique Ways to Celebrate Valentine’s Day

Valentine’s Day is coming up, so I figured I would share some ways to celebrate the holiday without buying gifts. It can be hard to extricate yourself from the commercialized side of the holiday, with all the stuffed animals, chocolates, and cards in the stores. However, I’ve found that doing an activity or going somewhere…

Gratitude

Every once in a while, I take it upon myself to make a list of things I'm grateful for. If you journal or blog, I encourage you to do the same! Some of my tips for gratitude journaling: 1. Do it when you have time and space to just yourself. 2. Keep it short. Writing…

My favorite youtubers 2019

I was going through some old posts from 2016, and I found one about my favorite YouTubers at that time. I was a little surprised to see just how much my tastes have changed since then! I've become much less interested in trends and fashion, and I've become more interested in minimalism, living sustainably, and…

My Etsy Wishlist

Here are some things that I've been loving on Etsy! I love items with a rustic, natural feel. I rarely shop for clothes on Etsy anymore (I can never find things I LOVE within my price point), so most of my favorites list is comprised of accessories with a sprinkling of home decor. 1. Christmas…

Summer is almost over

And it was one of the best ones I've had in quite a while. Summers have always been difficult times for me. I am usually broke. I am usually lonely because my friends live far away. But this year I had a job that allowed me to save enough to get by, and my partner…

A few of my favorite songs

When I become obsessed with a song, I become that person. I play the song over and over again! I just make sure not to play it more than a few times around the same person so that I don't drive them crazy. 😛 So here we go: a list of songs that I've had…

On Caring Less

I often get comments from well-meaning family members about how the way I dressed and styled my hair in the past looked more flattering than the way I do now. It irks me to no end when they say that, because I am in a much better place now when it comes to my self-esteem…