I thought I had a pretty good handle of my monthly expenses and spending habits until I started a monthly budget planner. I gained tremendous insight of exactly how my financial income was being distributed including, what I spent, where I spent it and how much or how little I spent relative to my monthly income. Maintaing a monthly budget planner and being organized in … Continue reading Why I Started A Monthly Budget Planner And So Should You!
Implementation of balance between work, family, lifestyle and self isn’t always an easy step, nonetheless, it is a vital part of our overall well-being; as many of us often neglect self-care when we are consumed with the intense pressure of work and other obligations. Making a habit of devoting a day to pamper and nurture yourself and/or indulge in leisurely activities isn’t just important but … Continue reading Why Everyone Needs A Self-Care Sunday!
Here is a compilation of my February Favorites, featuring items from some of my favorite brands including, Me & My BIG ideas, Cetaphil Juice Beauty and Sustainable Earth by Staples. HERE ARE THE ITEMS THAT THE LIST! 1. Vive Le Color! AFRICA (Adult Coloring Book) $5.49, amazon.com This is my absolute favorite adult coloring book! This adult coloring book offers 72 pages of beautiful and meditative … Continue reading March Favorites
I hear it all the time: “I want to eat healthy, but I just can’t afford it!” It’s true—organic, non-GMO food often costs 30-50% more than the conventional equivalent. For too many people, the prices at their local co-op or natural grocery store are just way too high. Thankfully, there’s a new online grocer that makes it possible to buy all the healthy foods and … Continue reading The BEST Deal Yet – featuring Thrive Market!
In efforts of being more environmentally conscious, thus living my values, I’ve decided to embrace a zero waste lifestyle. WHAT IS A ZERO WASTE LIFESTYLE? Started by Bea Johnson and popularized by Lauren Singer, zero waste is a movement to reduce the amount of trash produced each year, thus encouraging the recondition of resource life cycles so that all products can be reused. I will … Continue reading My Zero Waste Journey!
The Create 365 Happy Planners gets better every year. From the fun interchangeable covers and pages to the superior quality, functionality, and compactness the happy planner always blows me away! With the intention of traveling with my planner more often, this year, I purchased the 12 month classic happy planner, as appose to the 18 month month planner I purchased last year. The 12 month classic planner … Continue reading PLAN WITH ME | CREATE 365™ 2017 PLANNER REVIEW
1. MAKE YOUR BED It may seem like a small gesture but yes, making your bed every morning can improve your life! Starting your day by making your bed sets the tone for the rest of your day as it gives you an instant feeling of accomplishment and organization and therefore makes you feel like you are on top of things. Besides, a clean space … Continue reading 6 Adjustments To Your Morning Routine That Will Make Your Entire Day!
Feeling bloated and uncomfortably gassy? Overindulgence is a common theme during seasonal festivities as it is often impossible to to escape heavy foods and fatty treats from the ending of November until the beginning of January. With large family gatherings, hefty quantitates of cooked food, movies and late night mingling even a healthy eater like myself always finds it hard to stay on track during … Continue reading My 10-Day Post Holiday Detox Story! |+ 4 Recipes
I’ve always loved plants, even as a child but my obsession with succulents goes far beyond any of my child-hood fascinations. My obsession first started after moving into my current apartment a little over 2 years ago on a trip to ikea. Having done my research on cactus plants and their meaning prior to making the trip to ikea it was my intent to purchase … Continue reading My Succulent Obesession!!!
Add a new creative skill to your list of goals for 2017 because for a limited time only Skillshare is offering first time customers 3 months of unlimited access to thousands of classes for just $0.99! Yes you read correctly, for just $0.99 you can join an online learning community for creative skills that works just like Netflix. Students anywhere in the world pay $10 a month … Continue reading Learn New Creative Skills for 2017!
There is a lot to celebrate in the month of October! The month itself is symbolic for many important national causes and observations including: Adopt a Shelter Dog Month Awareness Month Breast Cancer Awareness Month Domestic Violence Awareness Month Lupus Awareness Month National Diabetes Month National Vegetarian Month Here are a few other daily celebrations and special days to celebrate this October 2016: October 1 … Continue reading 41 THINGS TO CELEBRATE IN OCTOBER | 2016
On Thursday September 8th 2016, my sisters and I embarked on a memorable trip to Rosemont, Chicago Illinois. This “sisters only” vacation trip was relaxing, eventful and filled with tons of happy moments. Having been to Chicago since my first visit with the entire family at 12 years old I was super excited to return. However, I must admit, I haven’t been on a plane … Continue reading TAKE ME BACK! | Chicago Trip 2016
Normally mealtime is a simple daily experience most adults engage in everyday. But for some this can be a difficult challenge especially in social settings. Picky eaters, fussy eaters or selective eaters are individuals who display a complete lack of interest in a wide variety of foods, individuals who displays an unwillingness to try new foods outside of the small selection of foods that they … Continue reading CONFESSIONS OF A PICKY EATER…
Every product has a story! As a conscious consumer it is my goal to be actively aware of where my products come from as it directly affects the people making the clothes and products I use everyday. Therefore, every purchase I make has a major impact on the lives of the people making it and the conditions in which they live and work in. Thus, … Continue reading MY FAVORITE ETHICAL BRANDS
Summer has officially arrived here are 31 extra ways to enjoy it while you still have time! Enjoy a few hours outdoors and get some much needed vitamin D. Plant a mini home garden. Decorate your home with lots of succulents. Create a summer bucket list! Stay hydrated by drinking lots of water. And coconut water too… Eat lots of fruits and vegetables. Avoid bad … Continue reading Summer Has Officially Arrived! | 31 Things Everyone Should Do!
When it comes to Apple’s latest release of the iPhone S, size does not matter! An upgraded look to the popular iPhone 5/5S with color option of Silver, Gold, Space Gray, and Rose Gold the iPhone SE perfectly designed 4-inch retina display makes everything look vivid and sharp. It is crafted from bead-blasted aluminum with a satin-like finish, perfectly designed to fit comfortably in the palm … Continue reading BRITTNEY DISHES |iPHONE SE REWIEW + DEMO
Allergies are at an all time high in the U.S this year and is predicted to last through the summer. With pollen counts reaching extremely high volumes, this could possibly be the worst allergy season we’ve experienced in many years according to experts. A recent on-fall of a “pollen tsunami” in combination with the mild, wet winter we’ve recently endured is believed to be the … Continue reading BRITTNEY DISHES | How I Kicked My Spring Allergies In A Week!
It doesn’t matter how much you love your job or how good your time time off was, the transition from weekend mode into work mode can sometimes be a struggle. Here’s a little kick to get you through the week! 15 MOTIVATIONAL QUOTES TO GET YOU THROUGH THIS MONDAY “The more I want to get something done the less I call it work”. – … Continue reading MONDAY MOTIVATION!!
Spring is in the air! Tis the season of rebirth, rejuvenation, renewal, resurrection and regrowth. The perfect time for store away your heavy winter coat and get a head start on this list of things to do for the spring season: A A is for AERIFY. Keep allergies and hay fever in check this spring by purifying the air in your home. If you have springtime … Continue reading THE ULTIMATE SPRING TO DO LIST! ( A-Z)
Have you ever wondered what’s it like to manage a blog and work full-time? Well today I’m giving you a glimpse into my entire day, from the moment that my alarm goes off to the minute before I fall asleep. Balancing blogging and work along with my responsibilities at home can sometimes be challenging but I’ve somehow manage to make it all work. Here is … Continue reading A DAY IN MY LIFE……..