Let’s Get to Quilting!

Happy March! I recently embarked on a journey to make my own t-shirt quilt after I got the best gift of all time… a sewing machine! I had been wanting one for a while now so I could patch up some of my clothes instead of buying new stuff (money saving tip right there). But…

7 Things I Learned After Moving Out

It’s been almost 3 months since I moved out of my parents’ house. After college, I moved back home to save money while I searched for a job. In a year and a half, I completed an internship, worked a job from hell, then ended up in my current role at the best company ever! Needless…

Miss You, G.

Nearly nine months ago on Christmas Eve, my grandmother passed away, just a few days shy of her 95th birthday. If you have been a long-time reader, you know how much of a superwoman she was. I remember her giving all the kids piggy back rides around the house, whipping up our favorite meals without…

DIY Plant Stand Makeover

Since last year, I have accumulated 14 plant babies. It all started with my HORT 2000 class at UGA taught by the sweet David Berle in Spring 2016. Mid way through the semester, one of our assignments was to identify, repot and maintain an indoor plant until the end of the semester. I got a banana…

Back & Better

Oh, how good it feels to be back! Since August, I’ve had a lot of changes in my life – both good and bad. I’ll have to catch you up soon with a series of new blog posts. But until then… Check out the resolutions I made for myself in the new year. Please hold me…

Thank You, Athens

The summer before college, I kept hearing one thing: the next four years will be the best years of your life. Now that I have graduated, I beg to differ. These past four years have been the most formative years of my life, but the years to come? Those are going to be the best….

Roadtrip to New Orleans

Six college students. Two cars. One trip of a lifetime. A couple of months ago, I hopped in a car with two of my sassiest friends to embark on a journey to the Big Easy a.k.a NOLA a.k.a New Orleans. We headed down south for a fun birthday getaway, and and before I knew it, I walked away with…

Monday Mornings

This is me on Monday mornings. No makeup. Messy hair. Eating cereal out of a Tupperware container. This is the epitome of a Monday morning. As I get dressed for class and eventually put on some eyeliner and concealer, all I can think about is how I would have NEVER posted a picture sans makeup…

Year of Yes by Shonda Rhimes

“I laughed more. I was bolder. I was brazen. I spoke my mind and spoke it loud.” Scandal. Grey’s Anatomy. How to Get Away with Murder. She writes for these shows that make us fall in love, laugh until tears roll down our cheeks, and shake with anticipation. She’s Shonda Rhimes. And who would have thought…

Keeping Your New Year’s Resolution

Every new year, we make resolutions, but how long do we actually stick with them? They tend to fall pretty low on our to-do lists after awhile, so here are a few ways to keep our new year’s resolutions a priority. 1. Get a resolution buddy. The best way to keep a resolution is to have someone…

New Year’s Resolutions for Every Type of Person

Having trouble coming up with a New Year’s resolution? Look no further than this post because here are some potential resolution ideas to help you meet a 2016 goal! For the Budgeting Bosses Start coupon clipping – Save money by browsing through sites like Coupons.com, Groupon and RetailMeNot.com. Many grocery stores have online coupons like Kroger,…