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…

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 donโ€™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.

The Price of $ustainability

I’m on what I like to call a College Budget. In other words, 90% of my money is spent on food and alcohol. The rest of it is either spent on household supplies, trips to the mountains (aka therapy), concert tickets, the rare purchase of new clothing, or–and this almost never happens–saved. So anything beyond that very short list of what I believe to be … Continue reading The Price of $ustainability

The Budget: Green Travel Part 4

This trip was originally a great way to check another race off my wish list and visit my big brother. It turned out to be a great lesson on green travel and an incredible lesson on budgeting. Part of living sustainably for me is living a lifestyle that matches my budget. Money is a renewable resource, like trees and many other natural resources. Trees wouldn’t … Continue reading The Budget: Green Travel Part 4