While I’m definitely no photography expert, I have enjoyed practicing taking photos with my Canon 70D ever since I purchased it about a year ago. To be honest, buying a camera was a little intimidating for me. One of the biggest hurdles when I started was finding starter lenses that were relatively inexpensive. Since I’m not a professional, I knew I didn’t want to start on a lens with too many bells and whistles or a $2,000 price tag. Luckily there are plenty of options for beginners on a budget. In fact, my brother-in-law gave me a great tip when I was about…

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I’ve been on a quest to save money lately. This is mainly due to a realization I had awhile ago about how ridiculous my spending habits had become (you can read more about that here). While money is meant for spending, it’s also good to have a “safety net” for yourself and your family. When it’s time to make a big purchase, you’ll feel less stressed if it doesn’t empty out your checking account. Saving money doesn’t have to be difficult. In fact, there are a few simple lifestyle changes you can implement that will keep your wallet very happy.…

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Things have been pretty stressful during the week lately, so by the time the weekend rolls around I haven’t felt like doing much of anything. We just bought a Nintendo Switch a few weeks ago, and needless to say I’ve been spending the majority of my free time playing Mario Kart and Zelda! Not the most productive way to spend a day, but it’s definitely helping me relax. And to be completely honest, I’m not feeling guilty about being lazy at all. This year I’ve been putting a stronger focus on my mental health and it’s been working well so…

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I’m the type of person that when I really like something like a song, TV show, or movie, I can indulge in it over and over again without growing tired. My husband thinks I’m crazy because I can listen to the same seven songs on my Spotify playlist for a good week, but it’s just the way I’ve always been! Today I thought I’d share with you five movies that I love and can’t stop watching. Legally Blonde This one is a longtime favorite since childhood. No lie, I watched this movie every single day one summer. Every. Single. Day.…

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When I first started my blog, I felt a lot of pressure to constantly buy things. Whether it was the latest eyeshadow palette or a brand new outfit, it felt a necessity to have a fresh batch of purchases every month to keep the content on my blog interesting. Worst of all, I was buying products I knew I would hardly wear or use. I wear makeup maybe 2-3 times a week, but a peek at my collection would have you assume I wear it every day. And to top it all off, there are clothes in my closet I’ve never…

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