#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…

Photo Inspo!

If you’re anything like me, you love finding a good quote… I’m addicted to them! My desk at work is covered in little sayings and quotes to inspire me to work better and harder and I’m constantly pinning more and more quotes. I thought I would put together two quotes that I’ve been loving lately!…

Let’s Talk About Hauls Baby!

So, like I mentioned in my previous post, I spent all of my money at IKEA this past weekend. Specifically, the IKEA in Pittsburgh, because in Northeast Ohio you have to drive at least 2 hours to Pittsburgh or 4 hours to Cincinnati for a trip to IKEA… the IKEA gods must hate NE Ohio…

That Can Wait: What to Purchase NOW!

If you’re anything like me you want to purchase EVERYTHING before you move into your first apartment – in fact, I am typing this after spending an entire paycheck at IKEA (I still don’t move until the 3rd of July). Buying new things and styling your first apartment is really exciting! You get to pick…

Pack This! 5 Tips for Local Moving

Moving is exciting and a great way to revamp your life, but it is also extremely stressful and the worst. Having moved every year of my life from 2009-2013 and now again in 2015 to my first “big girl apartment” – I thought I would share with you a few moving tips if you’re moving…

Movers and Shakers: 5 Things to do in Shaker Heights

Shaker Heights is a very diverse suburb of Cleveland, established in 1911, and my soon-to-be new neighborhood! I am so excited to explore and eat my way through this very fun and exciting town. Technically, I live in the Buckeye Shaker neighborhood because I live in Shaker Square, which is part of the City of…

#ThankfulThursday: A Piece of Plastic

On March 6, I was delivered a lovely pink plastic bracelet (I mean, I purchased it – it didn’t just show up out of the blue – side note, if you find yourself wanting to send me lovely gifts, shoot me an email for my address 🙂 ). Inside this piece of plastic was a…

50 shades of oh hell nah.

I’m currently on a business trip to a new place and I decided to watch a movie this evening to pass sometime… I chose the wrong movie to see and now I want to share my 50 thoughts I had whilst watching it: I downloaded this soundtrack before seeing the movie, I can tell from this opening…

A few photos to inspire you in life

Just be nice… I feel like this is pretty self-explanatory. Don’t be mean to people. Try and be nice in everything you do… it’s far better to be remembered for being kind than to be remembered for being a jerk-face. The next time you can’t think of a single nice thing to say, remember what…