Stocking My Paleo Pantry

When I switched to a modified paleo diet about a year ago, I wasn’t sure where to start. I read everything I could find on the internet and basically came up with recipes I wanted to try. I tried to plan out my menu a week in advance to go grocery shopping and make sure I had everything I needed.

In the beginning, I was only purchasing exactly what I needed for my weekly recipes. But what happens when you miscalculate your portion planning and run out of your dinners before the week is over? I couldn’t just open the cabinet and bake something or throw some pasta on the stove. About the only thing in my pantry that I could eat in a pinch were nuts…and that gets boring after a while. Continue reading “Stocking My Paleo Pantry”

My Favorite (& Easiest) Way to Save Money Online

I don’t like to pay full price for anything. I dabbled with extreme couponing a few years ago…but that takes a serious amount of time and effort. I also don’t trust a lot of those online money-making schemes since they’re usually too good to be true.

But then I found something that saves me money and takes very little effort on my part.

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The Great Clothing Purge of 2016

I found myself in an interesting position this summer. I used to have lots of clothes, but only wore about 30% of what I owned. But this year, I’d lost 50 pounds and found myself able to wear everything in my closet. I had a ton of clothes and I wore them all…which was great because I could go weeks without doing laundry…but the amount of clothes I owned was overwhelming. Continue reading “The Great Clothing Purge of 2016”

Ipsy Bag August 2016

This is the excerpt for your very first post.

For those of you who don’t know, Ipsy is a beauty subscription service. For $10 a month you get a makeup pouch filled with approximately five beauty items. Sometimes they’re full-size but mostly they are deluxe sample sizes. Occasionally you get a beauty tool or brush in the bag (like I did this month). Continue reading “Ipsy Bag August 2016”