10 Unique Ways to Give Anonymously and Generously

Giving is one of my absolute favorite things to do. In fact, it was one of the biggest driving forces behind why I wanted to pay off debt and get better with money. I wanted to be able to help friends and family whenever they needed it. Whenever I heard about a cause or charity that tugged at my heartstrings, I wanted to be able to give without feeling like I couldn’t. During my journey of working to give more I have tried a lot of unique ways to give anonymously that I want to share with you. Keep in mind, some of these things might cost you $5, some you might want to give hundreds! It’s all up to you and how much you feel compelled to give!

5 Natural Hair Care Treatments and 5 Ingredients to Avoid

There is no denying that there is a push for more cruelty-free and natural hair care products. We’ve become more aware of what’s in our foods and what’s going on our skin, we also need to be more mindful of what we’re placing on our scalps.

I’ve been in salons for many years now and had the privilege of working with quite a few hair care lines. First, I’d like to chat a bit about five ingredients that you want to avoid, and then I’m excited to share five hair care lines that share our personal beliefs of people before product.

10 Simple Tips for Styling Your Minimalist Jewelry

I adore the look of minimalist jewelry. Gone are the days when I felt obligated to fit in by wearing large costume jewelry pieces. Instead, I have fallen completely in love with simple, elegant, minimalist jewelry stylings and want to share a few tips with you today on how to still make a stylish statement with less.

Hiking and Sight-seeing with Kids Along Minnesota’s North Shore

A few years back I had heard about a map leading people through all of Minnesota’s waterfalls and was super intrigued. I had grown up splashing around and climbing rocks along the North Shore but was totally unaware of a waterfall treasure hunt! As we explored the falls, we realized just how many amazing hikes and views are available on Minnesota’s North Shore. However, people would tell us our kids “couldn’t make the hike” in certain locations. Since I’m kind of a stubborn pain in the ass so I ignored these comments. But I realized, maybe having a mini guide for parents would be nice. So, after exploring all of the sites and hiking locations, I’ve put together a go-to guide for parents when it comes to planning a trip along the North Shore.

Using Gift Cards to Budget. Stay on Track and Avoid Over-Spending

I recently shared on Instagram how I use gift cards to help me budget for fun things that allow me to treat myself on occasion. Things like gourmet coffee, favorite stores, and just fun money in general. Since that post was a big hit, I wanted to dive in a little deeper to share with you how to start using gift cards in your budget and how they can help you stick to your budget and not feel guilty when you splurge.