Life Updates (Spoiler: I’m Dr. Diener!)

Oh hello, Internet. Apparently my MO is to do a cool, sassy update and then re-abandon my blog. Rest assured: I abandoned for a good reason–well, multiple good reasons! In my post from February 2017, I provided a pretty length update about what I’d been up to during an accidental year-long hiatus from blog writing. I shared some photos of my apartment, wrote about trying … Continue reading Life Updates (Spoiler: I’m Dr. Diener!)

I’m back! And here’s what I’ve been up to…

Why yes, it has been one year since my last blog post. If you’ve followed my blog from the beginning, you know that I’m not the most consistent blogger in the world. I try to put out quality posts (says the girl who once wrote a post called “People with no friends make me sad” and another called “Chicken fried waste“) that truly reflect where … Continue reading I’m back! And here’s what I’ve been up to…

Dumb Phone Challenge Recap

I may be a millennial, but I think I’d survive without a smart phone. I spent all of January doing a Dumb Phone Challenge where I only used my phone for calling, texting, and a few other features. It went really well and I can honestly say I learned a lot from it. I don’t know how long it takes to form a habit–some say a … Continue reading Dumb Phone Challenge Recap

Guest Blog: Budgetary Experiment for a Halfway Adult

Hi, readers! First, I want to thank Jane for letting me write a guest post on Sustainable in the South. Some of you might already know this, but in case you don’t, Jane and I have known each other since middle school. I feel privileged to have had her as a friend so long. She is great, and so of course her blog is, too. … Continue reading Guest Blog: Budgetary Experiment for a Halfway Adult

Whoops. Spent all my money on the holidays.

I’m almost done with my Dumb Phone Challenge and I am learning some valuable lessons. I can’t wait to share that in my update about the whole experience. This post is about my next challenge, a new way for me to reduce… my spending, that is. The holiday season is an annual reminder of how frivolous I can be with money. I have a budget … Continue reading Whoops. Spent all my money on the holidays.

50 Piece Winter Wardrobe

Last January, I put together my first 50 Piece Wardrobe. It went really well and I have really missed the simplicity of it. I just rearranged all my clothing, and I’m ready for another capsule wardrobe! This time, I’m going to increase from 30 days to 50 days. I will wear the clothing I select through February (unless something goes terrible wrong or right with … Continue reading 50 Piece Winter Wardrobe

Diva Cupdate

Early in my blogging days, I posted about my experience with the Diva Cup. Four years later, my Diva Cup and I are so happy together. I thought I’d provide a Diva Cupdate for those of you who missed my first post and are looking for a way to make the most awkward time of every month a little more green. Let me start by saying this: … Continue reading Diva Cupdate

Dumb Phone Challenge

I have finally come to the conclusion that I rely too heavily on technology, but especially my phone. My iPhone is always within arm’s reach, if not already in my hand. It connects me with everyone I know or have ever met through texts, calls, FaceTime, and social media. It provides me with entertainment when I’m at the airport or when I can’t fall asleep. … Continue reading Dumb Phone Challenge

Product Review: Fat and the Moon Deodorant Cream

I am always trying to reduce the amount of chemicals I put on and in my body. I have tried the baking soda and vinegar shampoo method, paraben free products, homemade chapstick, etc. Nothing really holds my attention long, but it’s normally because when it’s time to buy more shampoo I’ve already forgotten what product I used by the time I get from my apartment … Continue reading Product Review: Fat and the Moon Deodorant Cream

Saying goodbye to dorm life (& poster mounts)

I’m about seven months away from finally making the big move off campus. That’s right. I still live on campus. It’s been eight wonderful years, but it’s definitely time to move on from dorm living. My job has always provided me with a place to live. I have never had a say in where that place is, how many square feet it is, or what amenities … Continue reading Saying goodbye to dorm life (& poster mounts)