Queen of the First Dates

Take me to any bar in Cleveland and I can tell you the perfect table to sit at for a first date. I can tell you which side of the table to sit on so you’re not distracted by a TV or a view and you can devote your attention to the person you’re with….

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…

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…