And the award goes to…

Hey everyone! Sometimes, when I was younger, I would watch acceptance speeches at award shows. Some of the award winners would come on stage and say, “first I would like to thank God…” And I said to myself, that if I ever won an award, I would say that too. Why? I’m not sure, I […]

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Money Isn’t Everything

Hello everyone! I hope your May is off to a great start. Over the past couple of months, I have really been grinding to pay off this student loan and invest in my future. I’ve been making strides on my payments, but I’ve noticed that I haven’t been living my best life. Let me explain. […]

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Budget With Me

Hey everyone! I know I talk about finances a lot on my blog, so I wanted to show you a video on how I budget each month. The way I budget is slightly different, in a sense, from the way others create a budget. I don’t use an excel spreadsheet, but instead, use pen and […]

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Shedding New Light: Three African Americans Doing Incredible Things (Part 2)

I hope you’re still having a happy Black History Month! Everyone knows about the Black History legends such as Malcolm X, Jesse Owens, and the Ruby Bridges. But there were so many other African Americans that helped excel our culture in society, such as Shirley Chisholm, Mae Johnson, and Dr. Rebecca Lee Crumpler. African Americans […]

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My Attempt at Monthly Grocery Hauls

Hey everyone! Happy Friday! For July, I decided to buy all of my groceries for the month in one trip. As I mentioned before, since I moved into my own apartment, I had been purchasing groceries bi-weekly. However, when I started tracking my expenses and purchases in June, I realized I was spending so much […]

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Dinner in Under 15 Minutes

Hey everyone! Typically, Sundays are my designated day to prepare my lunches and dinners for the upcoming week. Unfortunately, I was out of town all weekend and did not get a chance to do any meal prepping. I had planned on making a vegetarian Tikki masala dish for dinner tonight, but I didn’t have all […]

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Beyond Surviving: How I’m Trying to Save Money

Happy Saturday everyone! Last month I wrote about a huge milestone I made in my life…living on my own for one year (check it out here). And while I am truly grateful to have survived on my own (well not entirely on my own), I want to do more than survive. So now I am […]

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