Towards the end of 2021, I decided it was time to quit my job. I wasn’t progressing in my career, wasn’t doing what I was most passionate about, and just felt ready to move on. I didn’t have a plan, I just knew I wanted to get out of there and move onto something that was more relevant to me.
I started a new position at an agency in December 2021, and while it seemed like the perfect match for me for the first few weeks, unfortunately it didn’t end up being the right fit. I really enjoyed the work I was doing and the clients I was working with, but there were a few cultural issues I experienced. I was becoming super anxious and dreaded waking up each morning to log into my computer. I felt like I failed since I was thinking of leaving so soon after starting, but after writing out the issues I was having and talking things through with my family, I realized it would be better for me to leave now than keep dragging it on. So a short 4 months after I started at this new company, I was already out.
It can get really overwhelming thinking of all the things you need to do to help the environment. There’s a million products you can buy and things you can do, but where do you even start?! Here are 5 easy things you can swap to reusable to be more sustainable in your daily life without making big investments!
If there’s anything I’m consistent at, it’s not being satisfied with my phone! I recently upgraded from my Pixel 5 to the Pixel 6 Pro, but after using it for a few days, I realized it was just too big for me and ordered the Pixel 6. The 6 is only 0.3 inches smaller than the 6 Pro, but it’s just enough to make a significant difference for me.
I loved my Pixel 5, but naturally wanted to check out the newest phone and features! After using the 6/6 Pro for a few weeks, I’m not in love with it, but I certainly like it enough to keep it for now (plus I already scratched it…).
After a canceled flight to Florida in March 2020, Tony and I had a voucher to use and decided to finally visit Portland, Oregon! This was an extra special trip to us since we were freshly engaged!! We loved being able to visit the mountains and the beach all in one trip, and the food and breweries in Portland were absolutely incredible.
Here are the notable things we ate, drank, and did while in Portland!
While Tony and I have been living in our Northeast Minneapolis apartment for almost 3 years, I’m just starting to be happy with how it’s decorated. We have a few pieces of hand-me-down high quality furniture, but didn’t want to collect too much since we still plan on moving every few years. This meant we bought a lot of low quality and cheap pieces from Ikea, Target, and Wayfair, and since I started working from home in March 2020, I realized I wanted to be surrounded by a space I really enjoy. I started making a plan for slowly replacing furniture and adding home decor items, specifically focusing on our living room. And while I’m no home decor expert, I wanted to share the current state of my apartment living room along with the tips and tricks I’ve learned while making these changes!
I originally heard of bottom watering when a plant themed Instagram account I follow posted a joke on their story about “butt chugging” their plants. I thought it was hilarious, but as soon as I learned how easy it was and how great it is for the plants, I was hooked! Read on to find out how to bottom water your plants and why it’s so beneficial for them.