Must-Have Money Making Apps



If you are reading this post on your phone, you're already a step ahead of the game. Make the most of all that time you spend on your iPhone (or android.. if you are into that) and download these money-making apps today. Shoutout to my friend Julia for being my model for this picture. She is a tan, beach lovin' gal who has a great instagram you should definitely check out! 

Frugal Fiancée: First Week of Engagement


Hi frugal friends! Guess what?! Last Saturday, my boyfriend of 6 (almost 7) years popped the question. I have decided that this would be a great opportunity to share some frugal wedding planning tips and tricks. In college, I worked for an event planner and saw first hand how much money is spent on weddings. After throwing away over $4,000 in flowers one night, I knew there had to be a way to cut down on wedding costs. During this wedding planning period, I am going to do my best to find ways to help you stay within your wedding budget when it's your turn. Here is the first of many in my "Frugal Fiancée" series. 



Save Money Eating Out



Going out to eat can be expensive. Especially if you are doing it a few times a week. When you are trying to save money, it is extremely helpful to go grocery shopping and cook your own meals at home. However, for your own sanity, it is also important to get out of the house every once in a while. Here are a few suggestions on how to save money when you do go out to eat:

Chocolate Cold Brew Cupcakes


Is it just me or is cold brew coffee all the rage right now? This week, I worked on developing a recipe for Kohana coffee for a contest they have going on. You can vote for my recipe here! Now you can drink your coffee and eat it too! There is cold brew in the cupcake AND the buttercream frosting. Kick up your caffeine intake and satisfy that sweet tooth with this treat.