As mentioned in a previous post, I subscribe to Ipsy every month. I enjoy getting some happy mail and the chance to try out new beauty products.
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”
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.
I follow a modified paleo diet most of the time, and people like to ask me what I eat. I generally cook on the weekends and eat the same meals every day for a work week. I don’t mind the repetition, and as a single person, it’s easier to cook a family meal rather than a solo serving. Continue reading “What I’m Eating This Week”
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”
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”