The Roaring Twenties: How we’re all royally screwing it up

I recently read a book by May Jay, Ph.D. entitled, “The Defining Decade: Why your twenties matter – and how to make the most of them now.” In it she discusses how a vast majority of twentysomethings are wasting away their twenties because they think that the “thirty-is-the-new-twenty” culture tells us these years don’t matter…

In the blink of a… light

Life moves really fast. Some say it moves at the speed of a blink of an eye. For me, the month of March moved at the speed of, let’s say a light moving from yellow to red. Up until March 8, my trusted mode of transportation was a silver 2014 Ford Escape. This was my…

I’m not exactly saying no…

I’ve taken a hiatus from a lot of things. It started accidentally – I’m not going to say that I had a grandiose plan to take a break from watching TV every night and instead start running again. I’m not going to say that I decided to cut cold turkey and delete all my dating…

January Reads

When did reading stop becoming something we did every summer? I used to look forward to my summer reading list like a giddy school girl, then again I was also the girl who look forward to the first day of school each year because of all the new school supplies… so maybe I was just…

About Accepting Loss

This is my third time writing this post. Each time I’ve sat down to write it I end up sobbing and I can’t fathom completing the task at hand. Death is funny that way. Each time you talk about it, it’s like losing them all over again. Well, on October 12 my family dog died….

A Super Girly Living Room

The last time I showed you guys part of my apartment I used photos that I took around midnight, because I was so excited to share it I couldn’t wait for the sun! But the harsh lighting made it hard to really show you guys every aspect… So, to celebrate officially living on my own…

#MonDiary – The First Weekend

Guess what world – this girl has officially moved out into the world and is living alone!  Living by yourself in a city is the best thing I’ve ever done. Seriously, I feel like you should all try this once in your life! Doing very small things makes me feel very accomplished. On Saturday, I…

8 Money Saving Decorating Tips!

Everyone wants to make their apartment or house into the coziest and prettiest possible, I mean that’s everyone’s dream right? No, just mine? Fine! But I like to think that everyone wants to live in a place that is equal parts comfortable, personality and clean… some of us are better at this than others. Getting…

7 Signs It’s Time To Move Out of Your Parents’ House

I love my parents; I was blessed with a pretty cool set. They’re funny, they swear, they know how to crack a good one-liner and they also know when to lend a helping hand or a shoulder to cry on… they’re pretty much fantastic. But they also got a pretty awesome daughter; I mean I’m…

Apartment Hunting Checklist

Apartment searching and picking the perfect apartment can be extremely time consuming and exhausting. It can also be really hard to remember what you specifically liked about a place when you look at 10-a-week! It just becomes a giant blur of flooring, wall colors, square footage and rent prices… and then you start to question why…