My monthly Amazon round-up [February 2021]

If you’ve been a long-time follower of mine, you know I have a strong love for Amazon. When I moved to a big city ~ Austin, TX ~ Amazon’s fast delivery made life so much easier. You don’t have to

How to make friends as an adult, out of college, and in a new city

It’s hard to meet new people. Especially if you’re out of college and headed to, or already in, a city that you don’t have any connections to. Growing up in Montana really didn’t teach me much about getting out of

Home coffee bar essentials: What I have on mine + what to add to yours

To be fair, I must say, I don’t technically have a stand-alone coffee bar set up. I do have a bar cart that could be made into a coffee bar, but I like having my coffee set-up by my fridge

A full apartment tour in Austin, TX [2021 edition]

It’s been a while since I’ve mentioned my apartment — the new one that set the scene for 2021. Honesty, getting a place by myself was the best move I’ve ever made. As I reach 24 years of age, it’s about

What is Nespresso? And, is it worth the hype?

When it comes to my coffee, you know I don’t mess around. I love coffee so much that I consider it to be my love language. There’s nothing that beats an early morning coffee kickstarting your day on the right

Sunday routine: How to organize your week and get ish done

Sundays are my favorite day of the week ~ Monday being my second. Sunday’s are my favorite because I plan, clean, and schedule the week ahead in peace. Over the years, I’ve figured out a Sunday routine that works perfectly

I did a no-spend month ~ this is what I learned

I did a no-spend month. Actually, twice.  I did one my last month in Montana (October), and another when I returned in November. While I may not have succeeded at both tries, I learned a lot. October was faulty because

How to create a budget that fits your lifestyle (in 8 steps)

Budgeting is something that I never really did until I graduated college. Before, I would save when I needed to save, and spend when I had a little extra. But what I didn’t think about was how much money I’ve

Starbucks cold foam: What is it + how you can make it at home in 7 steps

It really is a simple thing to do. I used to order cold foam drinks at Starbucks for $5 a pop without hesitation. And sadly, that was for a mediocre coffee that was a little too sweet for my liking.

Budgeting cuts: 8 Expenses I gave up to save some extra cash

Budgeting. Can we normalize this? I feel like not that many people talk about their financial hardships, wins, or anything else in between. It may just be the people that I follow or surround myself with, but I like to

What I spend in a week as a 23-year-old in Austin, TX

To be fair, I need to tell you, I’m doing this during a no-spend month. After spending more than I thought I would in Montana, I needed to do a little budgeting rehab. Casually, that meant doing a no-spend month

Apartment hunting in Austin, TX ~ My top pick

It’s now been a while since I moved to Austin, TX. Since I made the 31-hour one-way road trip to Texas, I’ve officially lived in two different places. The first place was a house with two other girls that I