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June & July Weekends

June & July Weekends

The past few weekends have been busy, busy, busy, which means it’s time for a weekend update in photos. The weekends consisted of a graduation party, an engagement, a day at the winery, a glorious Monday off at the beach and a fun 4th of July (errr the 5th) celebration. James’ youngest sister graduated from…

Beach Day

Beach Day

Today I’m enjoying my last day of my mini-vacation at the beach with some friends. I rarely take any vacation days unless it’s for the holidays to travel home, so I treated myself with a Friday and Monday off for a beach weekend with my college friends. Unfortunately there was a change of plans and…

Making Girl Friends in Your 20s

Making Girl Friends in Your 20s

I recently finished reading “MWF Seeking BFF: My Yearlong Search For A New Best Friend” by Rachel Bertsche. The book tells the real story of a 20-something, recently-married woman who moves to Chicago only to realize her life is missing one thing: new girl friends. The book tells the tales of her mission to go…

Why You Shouldn’t Compare Your Finances with Others

Why You Shouldn’t Compare Your Finances with Others

In this day and age, comparison is somewhat inevitable. Unless you refuse to watch television, don’t own a phone or never engage in conversations with others, you are likely to naturally compare yourself to others. One of the aspects we compare quite often is our finances. Like most 20-somethings, my finances can sometimes be a…

Weird Things I Like

Weird Things I Like

I’ll be the first to admit I’m weird. We’re all a little weird, aren’t we? I choose to embrace it instead of covering it up because life is too short for that stuff. Although I don’t think it’s weird that I’m obsessed with squirrels or enjoy the smell of burning garbage, apparently the majority of…

Feeling Stupid at Work

Feeling Stupid at Work

Throughout my life, I’ve been known for a few things. I’m known for being petite, having wavy hair and usually for being smart. My parents raised me well and I worked hard to excel in high school, get into a good college and (try to) do well in life. So I did. But now that…

GOODLIFE™ Dry Cat Food

GOODLIFE™ Dry Cat Food

I am a member of the Collective Bias® Social Fabric® Community.  This shop has been compensated as part of a social shopper amplification for Collective Bias and its advertiser. In case you guys haven’t realized it, I’m a crazy cat lady. My Instagram is full of photos of my fur-babies- my cat Buddy who I…