Low Buy Challenge 2021; The Rules

I have decided to do a Low Buy Challenge for 2021. This is my journey.. Please check out my first post explaining the challenge, the why, and what my first steps are here. These are the rules I intend to follow for the year: Groceries, cleaning supplies, and person hygiene products do not count againstContinue reading “Low Buy Challenge 2021; The Rules”

Low Buy Challenge 2021; The Challenge

I joined a No Buy 2021 group on Facebook, and have noticed a lot of people doing Low Buy, instead. Basically, you make your own rules but the point is to spend as LITTLE in the year as possible. It is not to save money (although you will), it is to stop supporting consumerism andContinue reading “Low Buy Challenge 2021; The Challenge”

Memoirs of a Geisha: Fate vs Free Will

Hey everyone! I just want to start off by saying that this blog is a little different than I normally do, so bear with me. I have been instructed to do a multimedia essay for my final project for English class. So without further ado, here it is! Buckle up, folks. First, I want toContinue reading “Memoirs of a Geisha: Fate vs Free Will”

Father’s Day: it’s not about single moms

Hey, while the world is talking about equality, I would like to talk about something that is also important to remember in the month of June. With Father’s Day coming up, we are about to see a lot of posts regarding single mothers who “play both roles” and feel they deserve to be celebrated. Firstly,Continue reading “Father’s Day: it’s not about single moms”

How Manipulative MLM Tactics Worked on me (and everyone else!)

This is an extremely transparent story of how I got tricked into not one, but FIVE MLM companies over a decade. I have been with Norwex, Avon, some CBD oil company, Younique, and Scentsy. Apparently it took me a while to learn a lesson. With Norwex, it was actually really simple – someone had postedContinue reading “How Manipulative MLM Tactics Worked on me (and everyone else!)”

Quarantine Diary #3: Single Parents

First and foremost, as a single parent, I get very heated when it comes to the judgments made upon us, and I do tend to let me emotions get the best of me. I can admit that, but it does NOT change the fact of how hard we really do have it sometimes. I cameContinue reading “Quarantine Diary #3: Single Parents”

Quarantine Diary #2: Sobriety in Isolation

So far the biggest struggle I am having is the ability to stay sober. I mean, it should be easy, shouldn’t it? I am self-isolating and only going to the grocery store when I absolutely need to, and not going anywhere else. I am conserving money by limiting my take-out and deliveries. So, being soberContinue reading “Quarantine Diary #2: Sobriety in Isolation”

My thoughts on gender equality

I’ve recently started following a public figure who advocates for the rights of true gender equality and she posted a video that was incredibly hard to listen to. It was a man outside an abortion clinic crying and screaming “please don’t kill our baby!” and then shots of him discussing that he took care ofContinue reading “My thoughts on gender equality”