Food

gluten free vegan mug brownie (Sugar-Free AND FUDGY!)

gluten free vegan mug brownie

This gluten free vegan mug brownie is sugar-free AND only has SEVEN ingredients! It requires NO eggs, NO baking powder, and it takes less than 5 minutes to make. And because it has Flax seed in it, it’s got healthy fiber too! This mug brownie is moist, dense, fudge-y, and OH so good! I seriously eat this almost every day. Ingredients you’ll need to make my gluten free vegan mug brownie: 1 microwave-safe mug Flax egg (1 tbsp ground flax…

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Beauty

The Best Clinique Moisture Surge Dupe (Half The Price!)

Based on my own experience, the best Clinique Moisture Surge dupe is the Neutrogena Hydro Boost GEL CREAM (NOT the water gel version. Read more about the difference below). In 2019, my face was the DRIEST it had ever been. I was battling severe cystic adult acne, and as a result, was throwing every chemical at my face—Dapsone, Benzoyl Peroxide, sulfur masks, you name it. My face was SO DRY I couldn’t even SMILE. It would crack and bleed. It…

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Money

Need Help Paying Rent ASAP? 7 Ways to Make or Borrow Rent Money

Seven years ago, I was lying on the floor of my studio apartment in Silicon Valley, California. Rent was due in two days—and I didn’t have enough money to pay it. I had just quit my well-paying desk job three months earlier to start a freelance business. But a mere 90 days later, I still didn’t have enough clients, and all the savings in my bank account had run dry. My stomach grumbled every night, and I ate peanut butter…

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Living

11 Cold Weather Hacks That Will Make Winter More Bearable

Winter is coming, and you need these cold weather hacks to make the season more bearable. Well, actually, I love winter, but I know not everyone enjoys feeling cold. I grew up in a place that never got snow, much less freezing temperatures, so I’ve had to learn these cold weather hacks myself over the past three years of moving around. Below, I give you my best cold weather hacks to help you stay warm and cozy this winter! #1…

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Living

20 Gifts for Your Cat-Obsessed Friend (All Available on Amazon!)

Cats: furry felines, conniving companions, rulers of their human servants. You’ve likely got at least one friend who is particularly fond of these incredible creatures. I personally am a HUGE cat lover, and below, I have rounded up the best gifts for your cat-obsessed friend that are guaranteed to impress! And even better: They’re ALL available via Amazon Prime, so you can ship these babies out in two days when you procrastinate on Christmas shopping and are scrambling for a…

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Money

What to Do When a Bill Goes to Collections (It Happened to Me!)

No one ever wants a bill to go to a collections agency. But what happens if it does…and you had NO idea you even owed a debt? Yep, that happened to me. Disclaimer: I am NOT a financial advisor and the following is not financial advice. I am just sharing my personal experience. Always seek advice from a qualified professional before making major financial decisions. Here’s the story: Back in May 2019, I moved out of my apartment in Florida.…

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Living

My Nightmare Auto Transport Story: Read This Before You Ship a Car in the U.S.

When I moved, I needed to ship my car from Arizona to Colorado. Simple enough, right? They’re bordering states. A straight drive would take about 10 hours. That’s a day’s drive! What I thought would take a maximum of four days from start to finish ended up taking over two weeks because I went with the wrong broker. After getting several quotes from an auto shipping quote aggregator, I decided to consider the bottom two. Hey, the cheaper the better…

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Living

44 Gift Ideas for Millennials Based On Science (A List, NOT a Slideshow!)

Coming up with gift ideas for millennials in your life might seem daunting, but I’m here to help you out! Millennials, also called Generation Y, consist of anyone born between 1981 and 1996. As someone born in the early 90s, I’m a bonafide millennial. 🙂 Most of these items are actual items I’ve been hoping someone would get me, so I’m confident your friend will love them. I’ve also backed them up with SCIENCE and STATISTICS—yay! Below, I’m going to…

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Fashion

Pepper Review: Is This The Best Bra for Small Busts??

I’m not the type of person to write about bras since I know close to nothing about them. Case in point: Before discovering Pepper, I had been wearing the same Maidenform bra for the past three or so YEARS! That thing had long lost its wires and was peeling apart, but it trucked along, mostly because I don’t have a lot of boob to support, you know what I’m saying? So when I came across Pepper, which touts itself as…

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Living

7 Best Indoor Plants for Beginners (That Will Make Your Apartment Look AMAZING!)

When I started furnishing my studio apartment, I became OBSESSED with filling it with plants! There’s something special about bringing nature indoors, having some life in your home. Plants are proven to improve air quality and boost your mood. Plus, they look pretty darn cute! Below, I’ll go over seven of the best indoor plants for beginners that will make your apartment look AMAZING. All of the plants below are ones I have actually owned, so I can tell you…

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