Tracking My Monthly Spend and Budgeting

Budgeting in November? It went pretty well all things considered. If you haven’t read my first post, here is a link to how I planned my budget. My goal was roughly $4K for the month for recurring and fluctuating expenses (entertainment, food, etc). I also aimed at $4K to be close to my spending levelContinue reading “Tracking My Monthly Spend and Budgeting”

A Defining Moment in My Life in Under 300 Words!

A defining moment in my life was when I chose to leave “my ex”.  For those who don’t know, I dated him for over 5 years and I was happy for most of it. He proposed to me about a year before we broke up. Suddenly I was a fiance! Everyone wanted to know whenContinue reading “A Defining Moment in My Life in Under 300 Words!”

My Expenses and How I’m Budgeting This Month 

Like the majority of my generation, I am working to pay off my student loans. Initially, I was the worst with finances. I wasn’t making a lot of money, had a ton of students loans, and didn’t know how to budget. I’m a far way away from that now but I’m still no expert! MyContinue reading My Expenses and How I’m Budgeting This Month 

7 Small Steps I’m taking to Go Green

Tote Bags I started food shopping at Aldi this year and it’s gotten me into the habit of using tote bags, instead because they charge for plastic bags. Now, if I can just get into the habit of keeping the tote bags in my car, instead of my hall closet I’d be golden!  Can’t countContinue reading “7 Small Steps I’m taking to Go Green”

My Recent Breakup Do’s and Don’ts

Do  Take into consideration how you feel around that person. Are you happy, energized, anxious, or sad? Over time I’ve become really in tune with identifying what emotions I’m feeling in a moment. It’s been really helpful (not just for breakups) but I’ve found once I identify how I’m feeling it doesn’t take long toContinue reading “My Recent Breakup Do’s and Don’ts”

My 2021 Book Recommendation

My favorite book that I read this year is hands down Eat, Pray, Love by Elizabeth Gilbert. I’m betting most people have seen the movie which is good (love Julia Roberts) but I really recommend reading the book too! It’s been a bit since I’ve read it but I loved the basic premise; a newlyContinue reading “My 2021 Book Recommendation”

Sea Isle and Atlantic City Dinner Recommendations

My most recent trip was Ocean City, NJ for the last weekend in July. One of my junior high friends was visiting from Turkey so we planned a weekend getaway to spend time with her. Our first night we ate dinner at La Fontana Coast in Sea Isle. It’s b.y.o.b. and if you forget yourContinue reading “Sea Isle and Atlantic City Dinner Recommendations”