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Books to read if… you just love love.

There are two types of reactions one might have when you bring up Valentine’s Day. If you are an eye-rolling, big-sigh, “blech” person, this might not be the post for you. BUT, if you’re a fellow heart-eyes, “awwwww”, hopeless romantic, WELCOME. While I would call myself hopeless romantic, these novels don’t usually fill my shelves, … Continue reading Books to read if… you just love love.

Christmas Gift List for Men

Gifts Under $20 Sphere Ice Mold for Whiskey ($10) Dad Jokes Box Calendar for Desk ($13) What Happened in History Box Calendar ($13) CodeNames Strategy Game ($15) Carhartt Winter Gloves ($20) Beer Chiller Sticks ($20) Gifts Under $40 Memory Foam House Slippers ($22) Comfortable Bike Seat ($22) Noise Cancelling Gaming Headset ($27) Yeti 30 Oz … Continue reading Christmas Gift List for Men

Books to read if… you want to get back into reading, but don’t know where to start.

“I used to love reading, but I can never find anything I like.” I hear this excuse more than any other when talking to people about why they never read. Lucky for them, I find such a joy in playing E-Harmony with somebody and a book. I love it even more when these blind book … Continue reading Books to read if… you want to get back into reading, but don’t know where to start.

Amazon Christmas Gifts for Women

Gifts Under $20 Makeup Brush Set ($9)  Women’s Beanie ($11)  Bath Bombs Fun Shapes ($13) Multilayer Necklace ($15) Facial Mask Variety Pack ($15) Inflatable Travel Pillow ($16) Bluelight Glasses 3-Pack ($17) Cross Slippers ($18) Daily Quote Card Deck ($18)  Panini Maker ($18) Gifts Under $30 Electric Wine Bottle Opener ($20) Makeup Eraser WashCloth ($20)  Lightweight … Continue reading Amazon Christmas Gifts for Women

30 Gifts for Dad on Amazon

Grill Tool Set ($39) Outdoor Yahtzee Dice ($29)  Thermos Koozies ($35) Bicycle Phone Mount ($17) Drone with Camera ($60) Adidas Mens Golf Shoes ($60) Golf Shoe Bag ($23) Magnetic Wristband for Holding Screws/Nails/Drill Bits ($17) MyCharge Portable Power Bank ($65) Whiskey Ice Cube Sphere Trays ($14) Neck Massager ($60) George Foreman Indoor Grill & Panini … Continue reading 30 Gifts for Dad on Amazon

A Time of Opportunity

Right now, the leaders of the world are facing one of the toughest moral decisions ever, should they end quarantine to keep the economy from falling even further at the risk of a more wide-spread deadly infection?  Lives or Livelihood is the debate and I am so grateful not to be the one in the … Continue reading A Time of Opportunity

3 Apps That Make Personal Finance Easy

The fundamentals of being financially responsible are pretty simple and straight-forward: Budget within your means Save anything extra Invest for the future There are 3 apps that have helped me successfully do these things without applying a ton of time or energy: Mint – Budget Within Your Means Mint is my favorite finance app. First, … Continue reading 3 Apps That Make Personal Finance Easy

Favorite Healthy Snack: Chocolate Peanut Butter Protein Bites

These protein bites are an awesome treat to keep in the fridge for many reasons: They are a great substitute for breakfast when you’re running out the door. They tide you over between meals so that you don’t over-snack. They also have a long shelf life in the fridge. You can freeze them which means … Continue reading Favorite Healthy Snack: Chocolate Peanut Butter Protein Bites

The Ultimate Girl’s Weekend in Orange County/Los Angeles

In November, I moved to beautiful Irvine, California. I was previously living in Texas but my company had relocated me for a new role. I moved with my boyfriend who I had met in college at Kansas State University. Naturally, when you live somewhere warm like California you quickly have friends from the midwest willing … Continue reading The Ultimate Girl’s Weekend in Orange County/Los Angeles