• Lifestyle,  YouTube

    a few thrift hauls

    It’s been a while since I’ve posted on my blog and honestly, I’ve been focusing on my YouTube channel. When we first started self-isolation back in March, I really started working on video ideas to build up my channel’s videos. It’s been my long-term goal to start a YouTube channel so it’s been where I’ve been putting the majority of extra time. Be sure to subscribe to keep up on my journey! We’re also in full nesting mode around our house as we prepare for our Baby Girl! Check out this post if you missed the announcement. I’m 31 weeks when I’m posting this so we’re in the home stretch…

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    black friday thrift haul

    Black Friday was different for me this year. It was one year since quitting fast fashion! So the thrift store became my shopping store preference. Over the Thanksgiving holiday weekend, I picked up some basics to add to my closet and a few gifts items! Check out my haul on YouTube. Thanks for watching!

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    how I stay organized | plan with me

    I decided to give the good, ole planner a shot again in 2019. Some may think that physical planners are a thing of the past, but I disagree. To me, there’s something very satisfying about writing down tasks and crossing them off your list once complete. Since switching back to a traditional pen and paper planner, I feel more organized with work and social activities. And it’s a bit of stress reliever! I pretty much live by my planner. I use it to plan my gym routine, work tasks, social activities, and also to write down experiences throughout the week. In 2018, I was doing more of what I would…

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    why i quit fast fashion

    In my 2019 goals, I shared that I wanted to continue thrifting for second-hand items, rather than buying new. This came from a recent change I made at the end of 2018, which was quitting fast fashion. I briefly touched on this in the blog post, but I wanted to go into more details about why I quit fast fashion and share some resources to begin your journey.  I want to make it clear, that this is a very new journey to me and I’m not completely educated on the fashion industry. That’s why it is so important to do your own research and decide for yourself what your stance…

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    My 2019 Goals

    2018 is coming to an end, bringing in another new year. New Year’s is a popular time for people to set goals for themselves, re-evaluate their lives and sometimes change the direction they’re going. I’ve been setting goals for myself, and sharing them on blog, for several years now and this year is no exception (check out my 2018, 2017, and 2016 goals for some context). Compared to year past, my 2019 goals are looking different and I’m good with that.  I like say I’m setting goals rather than New Year’s Resolutions. I do this because setting goals is something that I like to do throughout the entire year. For…

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    Gardening and Thrifting Fun

    Happy June! For the first time in my memory, I’m enjoying the warm, summer weather. It’s been the 80s the past few weeks and I was loving it, though I could do without the humidity. I consider myself a fall girl and have dreaded summer in years past. I’ve gone the past two summers without air conditioning and my hair expands larger in width by the minute during Minnesota’s humid summers. Now I can’t wait to get outside (with SPF on) to get some sun on my skin, lay out at the lake, and get some yard work done. This spring has inspired me to try new things that I even previously…