Digital Minimalism: The Only 15 Apps You Really Need

Life is busy and can get overwhelming. But isn't your phone supposed to help make your life more manageable, instead of more stressful? Experiment traveling the way of digital minimalism and you just might find you phone can help you instead of stressing you out. Cut The Digital Clutter I love my phone. I only … Continue reading Digital Minimalism: The Only 15 Apps You Really Need

10 Fair Trade Swimsuits That Will Make You Feel Like a Siren This Summer

Fair trade is so important! And once we've embraced that, it's something that ends up being in the back of our mind every time we buy something. Swimsuit season is no exception, so I've drummed up my favorite fair trade swimsuits that look amazing, work for your body and your style, and support workers being … Continue reading 10 Fair Trade Swimsuits That Will Make You Feel Like a Siren This Summer

Independence Day

What does it even mean to be American? Why are Americans so patriotic? I think that people confuse American patriotism for what it may mean in some other countries. Americans don't rush out in droves on Independence Day to eat cotton candy and play with sparklers at a cookout because they agree with everything the … Continue reading Independence Day

How To Survive The Anxiety When You Have To Do Phone Calls (Because They Refuse to Email Like a Decent Human)

Phone calls stink. But you can survive them with a mix of practical tips to fight phone anxiety delivered with signature snarky humor.

Miracle Equipment Free Vacation Workouts So You Feel Like The Breathtaking Views!

Ever return home from a great vacation only to realize your jeans don't fit you anymore? Ever have a hike up a mountain planned for the end of your trip, only to realize you let your fitness go during your adventure and now that easy hike feels next to impossible? Don't worry. You can have … Continue reading Miracle Equipment Free Vacation Workouts So You Feel Like The Breathtaking Views!

Gluten Free and Vegetarian Risotto is Tasty Comfort Food

I had a great gluten free cookout with friends and family this past weekend to commemorate Memorial Day. But after all that good grilling, it was time to switch things up. I want to substitute char for creaminess, meat for mushrooms, a feast for a single tasty eats. It was time, my friends, to break … Continue reading Gluten Free and Vegetarian Risotto is Tasty Comfort Food

My Shocking May Savings Report Reveals a Blueprint to Help Your Income Grow

I wanted to start something new I've never seen in the blogosphere before and share with you my monthly savings report. Income reports, where bloggers break down their expenses and income, I have seen, and that was inspirational to this post. But I think a savings report is wholly new, and I wanted to share … Continue reading My Shocking May Savings Report Reveals a Blueprint to Help Your Income Grow

20 Awesome Paleo Keto Recipes You’ll Love for Your Next Cookout

Everyone loves a good cookout. It brings the neighbors together and helps you get outside to enjoy the sun. The best thing about a cookout, though, is that it's an easy way to entertain. Everyone brings a few dishes to make the meal so you can whip up a quick dish and be straight out … Continue reading 20 Awesome Paleo Keto Recipes You’ll Love for Your Next Cookout

A D.C. Travel Guide for People Who Love Art

Thanks to my combined knowledge of travel and my own city, I think I do a pretty good job of showing people around this place. There's a lot to see, and sadly I think most visitors never step foot beyond Capitol Hill and the National Mall, so they really only get a sense of the … Continue reading A D.C. Travel Guide for People Who Love Art

3 Things Killing Your Roses and How to Fix Them

In This Post You Will Learn: My own experiences with roses How to fight the most common rose pests: aphids (and thrips and spider mites), Japanese beetles, and caterpillars. How to fight the most common rose diseases How to perk up mopey roses Picking the right rose for your climate, including drought or extreme winters … Continue reading 3 Things Killing Your Roses and How to Fix Them