Well, it's that time of year again! Time to break open the piggy bank and start shopping for someone other than yourself, even though you're probably going to be buying yourself a gift or two along the way. It's somehow already December and before you know it it'll be Christmas Day! I usually save my shopping until the very last minute and if you're anything like me, being in a mall with a bunch of crazy shoppers while frantically running around looking for gifts is the last thing you'll want to be doing. I know I can save myself the agony by getting my shopping done earlier, but that just defeats the rules of procrastination. So, to save you all the mental stress (nothing I can do about the sore arms and legs you'll have from all of your shopping though) I've come up with a little Holiday Gift Guide for the minimalite in your life.Read More
So, last month I turned 25. I know, buckle up because here comes the mid-life crisis. When I was a lot younger this was the birthday that I grew up dreading. Everyone always said that this is the age when your life starts to go downhill - the hangovers are so much more real, you gain weight a lot easier, and you no longer get away with things simply by batting your eyelashes or putting on your best puppy dog face. You're an adult now. Shit gets real and let me just say, they weren't wrong (about the adulting part). But as I woke up the day after celebrating my birthday, with no hangover, I realized that it's really not that bad. I mean, I'm only a little over a month in but so far so good!
In the last year of my early 20s I did a lot of reflecting, learned a lot more about myself and became someone who I was proud of. I reminisced on those years and realized how different I am now compared to my early 20s when I thought I had everything figured out. Which is why I started to curate a list of 24 things I learned at 24.Read More