A weekend getaway! Josh and I took a 4.5 hour drive to Salem for his cousin’s wedding and we stayed an extra day to tour the town and do touristy things. It’s a cute town, but and definitely caters to tourists at the main city center. Our Stay: Airbnb in Peabody, MA We stayed at … More Road Trip to Salem
In the past few years I’ve been trying to up my skin care regimen. I have acne-prone skin and it’s taken a long time for me to understand what causes my skin to flare up. It’s especially within the last year that I’ve embraced and added masks into my routine. I will probably do a … More My 6 Holy Grail Face Masks
Talking on the phone is literally the worst. Sometimes it has to be done, but when I wanted to reduce my phone bill, I didn’t speak to anyone in person or over the phone. Most of my experience was with the virtual chat on the Verizon website. I found that asking for help usually led … More How I Reduced My Phone Bill By Half
Talking about money is uncomfortable. Money is a taboo subject, but also, a personal endeavor that one is just supposed to figure out on their own, which I find to be counterproductive. I want to talk about money because at the very least I can figure out a path for financial security that works for … More Credit Card Ban: 6-Month Check-In
My taxes are done and I have money on the brain. I claimed $19 from Acorns on my taxes! ha! I’ve intended to write about Acorns for a while, but I have finally reached a milestone on the app so it feels appropriate to share how I’ve used it so far. This weekend I reached … More My Experience with Acorns
Celebrating four years on February 10! These past couple years have seen a lot of change on my little blog. At the end of 2016 I tried to write my frustrations about the political climate, but I felt inadequate in the face of ignorance. The election made me realize how much I care about politics, … More Belated Blog Birthday | Four Year Blog Anniversary!
Thanks, Paul Ryan! You’re tax cuts are giving me a take-home boost of $36 a month, or $18 per bi-weekly paycheck. Much better than $1.50 a week you were bragging about earlier. I live in New York and an extra $36 doesn’t really add up to much over the course of the month. It’s basically … More I’m Getting an Extra $36 a Month Thanks to the Tax Break, How Should I Spend It?
“North Korea best not make any more threats to the United States. They will be met with the fire and the fury like the world has never seen. He has been very threatening beyond a normal state and as I said they will be met with fire and fury and frankly power, the likes of … More Review: FIRE AND FURY by Michael Wolff
When the Moon was Ours by Anna-Marie McLemore My rating: 4 of 5 stars This review originally appeared on 80 Books Blog! *An ARC was provided by the Publisher via NetGalley for an honest review* The reason I liked this so much was because of the author’s note at the end, how the book about … More REVIEW: When the Moon was Ours by Anna-Marie McLemore
Crosstalk by Connie Willis My rating: 4 of 5 stars One of my favorites this year! Full Review: This review originally appeared on 80 Books Blog! A galley was provided by the publisher via NetGalley for an honest review. This was so cute! There’s a market for sci-fi romantic comedies and this book fills that … More REVIEW: Crosstalk by Connie Willis