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. … Continue reading Money Isn’t Everything
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 … Continue reading Budget With Me
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 … Continue reading Shedding New Light: Three African Americans Doing Incredible Things (Part 2)
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 … Continue reading My Attempt at Monthly Grocery Hauls
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 … Continue reading Dinner in Under 15 Minutes
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 … Continue reading Beyond Surviving: How I’m Trying to Save Money
As with all trends in life, I am late to the party. I have recently jumped on the bandwagon of bujo or bullet journaling. Bujo is a creative way to organize your life, from school to work. Where traditional planners fall short in providing all the necessary elements for your life, bujo gives you the freedom to put whatever you want in it. If you want to learn more about bujo, click the title to continue reading.