classic fall look

With fall just 3 days away and the temperatures in Chicago dropping steadily, I decided it was time to start breaking out my boots and vests and officially embracing the new season! I have an obsession with J. Crew Excursion vests and I will always get the newest color. Pairing…

monthly budget printable

Finances can be tricky. I’ve been in the real world since June, and a huge part of being an adult (or trying to be) is financial planning.. Venmo and other electronic transfers just complicate everything! Since I really want to maintain financial independence, I’ve tried a variety of different ways to…

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Banff Travel Diary

Depending on your political affiliation, you may have said, “I’ll just move to Canada if ____ wins the election!” So allow me to give you the lowdown on our neighbors to the north as experienced firsthand! We started our trip by flying into Calgary, Alberta. For being the fifth largest…


Cannot even begin to express how happy I am to be done with redoing my blog!!! FINALLY! WOW. As much as my generation prides itself on being tech natives, coding and websites and hosting are all very confusing no matter how much you’ve been exposed to it, especially when you’re…

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august adventures

As my blog is stillllllllll under construction, I’ve been trying to limit my posts because the more posts I put up now, the more work I have to reconfigure the new site 🙃 but here is a brief update of what’s been going on in the past few weeks in…

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