Money & Shopping

Money-Saving Tips

I’ve never been great at budgeting or consistently saving up money. When I started working and getting paychecks, I didn’t put that much thought into how much money I had to spend and how much I needed to save in order to be okay. Then I’d go out and accidentally spend more than I should… Continue reading Money-Saving Tips

Money & Shopping

Items You Should Buy Secondhand

If you’re looking to save money and/or be kinder to the environment, shopping secondhand can be a great way to do this. Of course, there are some items that can be harder to find secondhand, especially in good condition. But here are a few items you should start purchasing secondhand. Clothing. Outside of items such… Continue reading Items You Should Buy Secondhand

Decluttering, Money & Shopping

Consuming Media as a Minimalist

Consuming different types of media, such as books, magazines, TV shows, movies, or YouTube videos can be a lot of fun. It’s entertaining and often educational. But DVDs, CDs, books, and other items such as these can end up taking up a lot of space. Get a library card - and use it. Instead of… Continue reading Consuming Media as a Minimalist

Money & Shopping

Items I Always Purchase (Without Regrets)

While I’ve been trying to spend less money in the past year and hopefully slowly save up (I haven’t exactly had a large income in the last almost-year), that hasn’t kept me from spending money on items and events that I genuinely enjoy. If it brings me joy, provides me with fun memories, or makes… Continue reading Items I Always Purchase (Without Regrets)

Lifestyle & Mindset, Money & Shopping

7 New Activities to Try out This Summer

Summer is a time when people like to get out and try new things, maybe take a few trips, or just hang out with friends. It’s a time when most people are up for an adventure. But if you’re anything like me, you might not have that much money to make something fun and adventurous… Continue reading 7 New Activities to Try out This Summer

Money & Shopping

When Giving a Gift Becomes Rude

I’ve always loved the concept of giving and receiving gifts. More recently, though, I’ve been putting a lot of thought into why I want to give someone a gift and whether or not that person will actually appreciate it. Gifts can definitely be great, but it can also be inconvenient to to the receiver when… Continue reading When Giving a Gift Becomes Rude

Money & Shopping, Wardrobe

Tips for Buying Secondhand Clothing

Shopping for clothing that has been previously owned can often be seen in a negative light, but it's inexpensive and helpful to the environment. So if that's something you're interested in doing, here are a few tips to help you make the most of your thrift shopping experience. Try out online secondhand clothing sites. There… Continue reading Tips for Buying Secondhand Clothing

Lifestyle & Mindset, Money & Shopping

5 Inexpensive Hobbies to Try

I recently made the decision to spend less time watching TV shows and movies and more time picking up other hobbies instead. It didn’t really matter what, as long as it was something that would get me away from a screen. I already spend so much time looking at my computer and phone screens for… Continue reading 5 Inexpensive Hobbies to Try

Eco-Friendliness, Money & Shopping

4 Purchases That Will Help You Be More Eco-Friendly

Usually I don’t encourage you to make new purchases. Today, however, I will be sharing with you some purchases that you can make to help out the environment. The whole purpose behind these purchases would be to produce less waste and to use these items many, many times. If you already own some of these… Continue reading 4 Purchases That Will Help You Be More Eco-Friendly

Money & Shopping

4 Ways to Treat Yourself While on a Budget

Self-care is really important to me. That doesn’t always mean pampering myself, but when it does, I’ve often ended up splurging in order to treat myself. Pedicures massages, or a trip to Starbucks can be a great way to relax, but they’re not the only option. Self-care means a lot of things. It means taking… Continue reading 4 Ways to Treat Yourself While on a Budget