• Favorites,  Shopping

    Black Friday Deals I’m Most Excited About

    Black Friday can be a time of total chaos.  Thankfully, many of the deals we used to have to brave the stores for can now be found online.  Even better – some of these deals are available right now!  Below, I’ve listed my top favorite deals.  Affiliate links used where appropriate; I would never advocate products that I don’t love. I love, love, love my Anova WiFi Sous Vide and it’s 50% off right now on Amazon.  This model is great because you can remotely control the unit while you’re away from home.  Stuck at work for longer than you thought?  No problem – you can stop cooking from your…

  • Home Renovation

    Farmhouse Kitchen Renovation

    I have been wanting to write about my kitchen renovation for a while.  For the most part, I really love my home.  The layout is perfect for entertaining and I can really envision myself living here for quite a while.  But one thing it definitely lacks is personality.  I bought the house a little over a year ago, and I have been slowly replacing everything as I go along.  Before moving in, I had the interior completely repainted and the flooring replaced.  I went for neutral tones because I was concerned about resale and I didn’t want to turn future potential buyers away with a bright color palette.  Since then,…

  • Graduate School,  Mental Health Monday,  Personal Experience

    Mental Health Monday: Dealing with Overcommitment

    I dedicate one post to mental health every Monday.  I cover a variety of topics that are relevant to my life and that I hope might help others going through similar experiences.  I am not a doctor nor a mental health expert – I can only share what I have learned through experience or what I have been researching.  Please always seek professional help if you need it. This topic is challenging for me to talk about.  Overcommitment is something I constantly struggle with – throughout my brief but intense life I always tell myself that I know my limit and yet I always seem to take on too much. …