Category: Personal

Life in the Time of COVID-19 | Week 14

Week 14 of self-isolation, work from home, and COVID-19 being taken seriously (by some people). It’s kind of crazy that the rest of the world is hitting a legitimate second wave and our country hasn’t even managed to bring our first wave to an end. Honestly, nothing shocks me...

Do I Need a No-Buy?

If you keep up with my Youtube channel and have seen the approximately 1,000 hauls I’ve done recently you would agree the answer to my title question is a resounding “YES”....

Life in the Time of COVID-19 | Week 13

Welcome to week 13. While Maryland has entered phase 2 of reopening (which I think is a terrible idea), Austin and I had chose to make the tiniest of baby steps –  attending the local farmers market. Our local market had several rules in place that made us feel...

Life in the Time of COVID-19 | Week 12

Week 12 has been a bit of a roller coaster emotionally. I’ve been feeling a lot of social media fatigue, which I’m sure many people are experiencing right now. I want keep abreast of the latest updates surrounding the #BLM protesting happening around the world (seriously, the world –...

Life in the Time of COVID-19 | Week 10

Week 10 has come and gone, and in it’s path of destruction it left behind a boat load of pollen. I’m typing this post up right now sitting next to a box of tissues. This has probably been the biggest obstacle I’ve had to face all week, which all...

5 Unhealthy Habits I’m Trying to Shake

Bloggers are always posting aspirational lists of how to make your life better, healthier, calmer, prettier, etc. I know this because I post these list as well. That said, I think it’s important to acknowledge that no one is perfect. You only see a brief glimpse into peoples’ lives...

Life in the Time of COVID-19 | Week 9

Hello and happy week 9! Sunday, aka Mother’s Day, had gorgeous weather so we got outside to do some work. We stained the railings on our deck’s stairwell. Those didn’t get stained with the rest of the deck last year because we had to replace the wood and by...

Life in the Time of COVID-19 | Week 8

Hello! I hope you survived week 8 gracefully. Here in Maryland, the government is working on the first phase of opening society up. That said, Austin and I have no plans of freely roaming about the world anytime soon. Additionally, the company I work for is not rushing in...

How I’m Maintaining My Inner Calm During Isolation

On the surface being stuck at home sounds relaxing, but if you’re like me you begin to feel as though you aren’t being productive enough. That inner voice telling you that you should be accomplishing so much more stomps all over the tranquillity of being home. Since being home...

Life in the Time of COVID-19 | Week 7

We’ve officially finished week 7 of Coronacation and I hope you’re all holding up well. This week I just sort of existed. I didn’t have any major goals to accomplish or projects to finish, so I just lived and relaxed a bit....