How my BF and I Handle Our Finances While Living Together

Josh and I started dating in January 2016 and under fortuitous circumstances we were able to move in together in August 2016 (both of our leases were ending and it was convenient because of our schedules if we both lived in the same place). Moving in with someone you’ve only dated for six months is … More How my BF and I Handle Our Finances While Living Together

Blog Updates!

Guys, in case you haven’t noticed, there have been some changes to my blog! New URL! I am retiring the hahanella.com URL in place of heather-allen.com. It’s more streamlined and professional. I’ve actually been holding on to the heather-allen.com URL for a while and I was planning on starting a separate website. It was only … More Blog Updates!

OkCupid Pro Tips!

I have a lot of feelings about OkCupid. I’ve been on the dating website for three whole weeks and have received over 1000 likes and countless messages–so obviously I am an expert on this subject matter (only half-sarcastic). This is my first foray into online dating. I don’t consider Tinder to be remotely similar because we all … More OkCupid Pro Tips!

Introduction to Carbtastic, Nerdtastic, and Fantastic

Welcome! You have stumbled onto my blog and are probably wondering what it’s about. Here’s a (mostly-true) synopsis: Who: hahanella My self-given nickname, nella, was created a few years ago (read: as a teenager) when I was bored at work one day. My co-worker and I were saying and writing our names backwards. As you … More Introduction to Carbtastic, Nerdtastic, and Fantastic