Looking at my calendar and weather app, it’s the third week of October and it was 90 degrees this past Saturday (thank you global warming). Despite these summer-like temperatures, it is indeed fall and we should all be anticipating cooler temps. Truth be told, we’ve had a few cooler temp days sprinkled in here and there and I’ve immediately pulled out my booties. While I hate the fact that the days have gotten shorter, I’m ready for all things fall! I figured as a blogger it was my duty to make sure all of my Royals were ready for the temperature drop, because let’s be real it could happen tomorrow, and share the things I’m deeming “the best of fall 2017”. From fashion to recipes to things to do, prepare for me to unload all things fall! (more…)
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Now that my friends and I have entered our late 20’s (cringes), the cars we were driving in high school are over 10 years old and it may be time for a new one. Since high school, I’ve had four cars, including the one I’m driving now. Of the five vehicles I’ve had during my lifetime, three were leased and the other two were purchased for me. Lately, I’ve had a lot of friends who know I’ve leased cars, come to me and ask the difference between buying and leasing. While I won’t pretend to be an expert, I’ve learned a few things the past few years that I’m happy to share with anyone with a similar query. (more…)
It’s no secret around here that I’m a fan of all things simple. Whether it’s the lazy girl’s guide to a morning routine or a meal that doesn’t require hours to make, I’m here for anything that makes my life easier without skimping on the quality. For as long as I can remember, I’ve been the girl who NEVER knows what to wear and spends far too much time standing in front of the closet in my underwear. Let me tell you guys my life changed when the athlesiure wear trend came along and I’m hoping it is here to stay! (more…)
Maintaining a budget is a lot like dieting. We all want to commit to changes that will give us a
more satisfying lifestyle, but doing so is much easier said than done. The trick to saving money
is not only knowing what to do with the money you have, but knowing what not to do when your
money is limited.
As you all know from my life update last month, grad school is done and I’m on the hunt for a job in the field of Public Health. I feel like what no one tells you is how exhausting hunting for a job is. It seriously feels like a full-time job that requires patience, persistence, and a whole lot of prayer. Looking for a job can often make you feel down or depressed, like you simply just aren’t good enough. That’s exactly how I was feeling (and sometimes still do) about a month ago.