In 2019 I embarked on a low-buy year to try to use up all the beauty and body care products that I had stashed away in our apartment. My plan was not to buy anything unless I used up everything in that category and needed a replacement. Looking back it was a pretty ambitious project … Continue reading A Low-Buy Year in Review
Happy Memorial Day weekend!!! We've now been socially isolated for over two months, so I am popping on to share some recipes I've made recently. I'll start with some that I can personally vouch for from the internet, and will follow that up with some recipes I put together using what I have in the … Continue reading Quarantine Cooking
We're three months into the year, which means I am a quarter of the way through my Low-Buy year. I set out on a mindful year in an attempt to shrink my beauty/body care stash by using up what I have, and to only buy replacements when I've run out of a category completely. You … Continue reading Low Buy 2019 Update: One Quarter Through!
After Christmas and early January is the time to 'stock up' they say, when there are plenty of sales, but you are flush with holiday gifts. This is the "predicament" I found myself in this month, after I had done a bit of shopping at Bath and Body Works during their semiannual sale, and also … Continue reading Bath and Beauty Stash: January 2019
As the new year has kicked off, I've been thinking of what I can do to positively impact my 2019. While I hope to continue on some self-improvement projects and planning some exiting trips during the year, I wanted to also do a 'slower' project that I can tangibly see the results. Last year, I … Continue reading 2019: A Low Buy Year!
Before January ends I wanted to do a recap of my 2017 and look ahead to a few fun things coming up in 2018! Inspired by Adventurous Kate and This Battered Suitcase who both did some great reflection posts, I put together a list of pretty much EVERYTHING that I did in 2017. It was … Continue reading 2017 Recap and Looking Forward to 2018
Today is August 13, which means I've gone 13 days without added sugar! In my last post, when I recapped my Uber Frugal Month Challenge, I mentioned I would be embarking on a new challenge for August. This month, I am doing my very best not to eat anything with added sugar. So far, I … Continue reading Updates from a No Sugar Month Challenge