I have always been good about saving money, ever since I was a little girl. Back then saving money made me feel like a ‘big kid’ and now not much has changed. I thoroughly weigh the pros and cons of purchases before I make them – even over silly things like an eight dollar tube of mascara. With that said, over the years I have come up with some pretty great ways to budget and save my money, and considering that 85% of my readers are college aged females there is a good chance that you might be looking for… View Post

So, lately I have had a lot of lovely ladies reaching out to me for advice on how they can start their own blog. While I have a step by step guide detailing how to actually set a blog up – there is so much to actually blogging successfully than just making the blog itself (obviously.) But what’s not so obvious is how to attract readers, build social media, and create buzz about your little corner of the internet. I’ve been blogging for a little over 7 months now (crazy!!!) and I have learned so much in that time. I sort of jumped into blogging blind… View Post

This is a Sponsored post written by me on behalf of Brita. All opinions are 100% mine. So, I go back to school in two days. TWO! I only finished my back to school shopping yesterday and that’s when I realized there are probably a ton of back to college essentials that many students forget. If you’re living in the dorms as I am, there is so much you need that most students simply don’t think of. To help out fellow students who are rushing to their local stores in a last-minute panic I wanted to provide a list of items that you need,… View Post

Goals for my Sophomore Year! Like many students, I don’t think of years as being from January to January, rather I feel a year is from August to August. The new year begins when the new school year begins. I decided that I wanted to publish my top goals for this year to potentially inspire you, but also to keep myself accountable. I’m not just telling one or two people, I’m telling several thousand, so I guess I have to do it! I have a huge list of all of my goals here, but I decided that I wanted a separate… View Post

Keeping up with my back to school posts, I thought I would share two super easy DIY’s that you can use in your dorm room (or anywhere else, for that matter!) I am super into decorating my dorm, because let’s be honest – the dorms are an awfully depressing place to be. Between the greyish carpet, off white walls, and dim lighting – those rooms can make the cheeriest person frown. Luckily, that’s where these crafts come in! A bit of spray paint, a hot glue gun, and a spare hour or two and you’ll brighten up the confines of… View Post