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My Wedding Budget

My fiancĂ© and I got together on February 1st, 2013. We both moved to Pittsburgh for college in October 2012. We had all our first quarter classes together, and he was glued to me. At first, he was the most annoying thing ever, and it’s funny how glue works.

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5 Minutes of Stress Relief

Since we all have lives, there’s comes a time where we feel really stressed out. This may be once in a while or it may be often, but stress can have negative effects on our body. It is a sign that we are feeling overwhelmed and that we need to have a break.

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Better Than Last Time

Last year, at the end of September, my fiance, kitty and I made a small move from my mother’s attic to our own 415 sq.ft. studio apartment. Before that move, I discovered minimalism and was sorting and purging my things as if my life depended on it. I had mountains of clothes I had never […]

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Supporting Bike Lanes

I’ve been biking to work for about a year now. In the beginning, I stuck mostly to trails and sidewalks because I was afraid of being in the street with cars. I couldn’t keep up with traffic because I am slow, and I was afraid of being hit.

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U-Locks

I had an encounter the other day, and I thought a post like this will help others who are thinking about commuting anywhere by bike.

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Why I Bike to Work

I’ve been commuting to work by bike for about a year now (minus 3 months when the area decided to freeze over for winter). At first, it was my only option. I was fresh out of college with my very first job in my field of study. I had no license. I still lived at […]

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My Favorite Planner

This was my ultimate favorite planner. For college, I went on a search for a planner that was simple, small, had a calendar view and a week view and no extras (measurements, map, contacts) that came with most planners. I found one at the Family Dollar that met all the criteria, was pretty and I […]

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It Has Begun

Over the past two years, something has been looming in the back of my mind. Something that will start a new chapter in my life and something that I will have to plan for months on end. After two years of being engaged, my fiance and I are finally getting married on February 14th, 2016.

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One Year of Being a Minimalist

Around this time last year, I discovered minimalism. I had just gotten rid of almost 30% of my belongings because of a move and I wanted to get rid of more and declutter more. I was somewhat tired of lugging around everything every time I moved (I have had 16 addresses and I’m only 20) […]

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Happy Earth Day

I shared RecycleBank’s April challenge to do a green challenge each day. Since it is Earth Day, I would like to share how I am environmentally friendly,  what I did for the challenge so far and what I plan on doing.