My Favorite Amazon Items of All Time Did you know that Amazon marks down a ton of items that you can get in store? If you have read any of my money saving posts, you know that Amazon is my go-to. Shopping online is way more convenient than shopping in stores. And when you have […]
What I Really Learned in College For the past three years, I have been a full time student. I attended two universities that gave me two very different experiences. Since I’ve graduated as part of the class of 2019, I have decided to share 19 things that I learned in college. 1. Study abroad if […]
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First and foremost, I am not dead so please do not call my mom and offer your condolences (although, if you want to send some flowers or food and donate money to a worthy cause in my name, feel free to do so!) I am not dead but if I was, you would probably say […]
I Stopped Watching My Hair: My No-Poo Journey Yes, friends, it is true. I stopped using shampoo three months ago. Please hold your judgements until the end and just bear with me. When I tell people about my shampoo-free lifestyle, I tend to get a lot of the same questions. A question you probably have […]
Being a babysitter or nanny can be very interesting. Where there are kids, there are innocent statements and questions that make for a good laugh for adults. I have been babysitting for about five years now and nannying for about four months. It is time to share some untold stories and some ridiculous conversations that […]
How to Live Frugally and Save Money Since the post I published on how I saved $4000 as a nanny over the summer, I have been getting a lot of feedback from friends asking for more specific help. I know that for a lot of people, the hardest part of saving is curbing excessive spending […]
When I travel, I try my best to travel like a local. I like to eat at the cool local dives and go to places suggested by the locals rather than the sponsored suggestions on Yelp and Travelocity. I live in a very touristy place, close to some major tourist attractions. Being a tourist is […]
A Summer of Savings As the summer comes to an end, so does my 13-Week Summer Saving Plan. If you know me or if you have read my post on deciding to transfer from a school that was completely covered by scholarship to one that not, you know that I had made a really […]
If you keep up with my blog or follow me on any form of social media, you know that I went on my third mission trip to Las Matas de Farfan. You saw the pictures of us and the kids and my sister and I riding horses and my mom’s new pet chicken, Suzie. You […]
Last night, I was up until nearly 5 AM with crazy thoughts running through my head. If you know me, you know that my bedtime is 10:20 PM (realistically, like, 11:30 PM). I am basically a grandma and I have no shame. Last night was truly something else. I kept praying and praying because that […]
How to Use Rakuten to Get Cashback Money consciousness has always been important to me. Knowing where I am putting every penny that I’ve earned has helped me to have more control over my life, especially during college and when my income is less than desirable. One way that I keep my spending in shape […]
Make up: Alessandra DiSarno / Luna.MuaXO | Photographer: Anton Guzman “Do What Makes You Happy” Since I’ve graduated college a few short months ago, but the words of wisdom that accompany the congratulations haven’t stopped coming. I have heard a few of the same lines over and over again. I am often given some straightforward advice: […]
Which Food Delivery Service is the Best? In the past few months, my schedule has been busier than ever. Even though I pride myself on my time management skills, sometimes I have no time to cook or eat. Food delivery services have become my best friend on days that I am working really late, especially […]
My No-Poo Shopping List For those of you who have been around for a while, you know that I don’t use normal shampoo or any other chemical products on my hair. I use a variety of “no-poo” methods to keep my hair clean and healthy, and today, I am sharing my no-poo shopping list. Even […]
Exploring Maui on my graduation trip.
Let’s drive Maui’s Hana Highway into the golden sunset.