Lifestyle, Personal Finance

Imitation Tactics to Save Money this Summer

Are you striving for the next level of frugality and savings? Well, look no further. Literally, take a look around, hone your creativity, and get to imitating. Money-Saving Imitations: 1.) Take-Out Do you love Chinese or Indian take-out, but end up cringing at your next bank statement? Lucky for you, American-Chinese and Indian food is… Continue reading Imitation Tactics to Save Money this Summer


Pronghorn Tattoo Statement

Last weekend I had the fortune to attend the Salt Lake City International Tattoo Convention. I've been jazzed about this event since before I even moved to Utah. A couple of months prior, before even purchasing my ticket, I feverishly searched through the visiting artists to look for a new tattoo artist. (Still love you,… Continue reading Pronghorn Tattoo Statement


Shaving Your Head as a Woman: An Investment and Investigation of Freedom

This year I committed myself to making calculated strides towards my interpretations of freedom. It started with quitting my stable, permanent job in the Midwest and leaving my comfortable, reliable apartment to pursue a life built on seasonal ecological fieldwork, travel, and continuing education. It persists by working on my ability to be present, be… Continue reading Shaving Your Head as a Woman: An Investment and Investigation of Freedom


Mountain Yoga

They say that imitation is the sincerest form of flattery. After spending weeks of immersive learning in the mountains of western Montana, we paid homage to its inhabitants through a little something known as Mountain Yoga. Our studio was the St. Mary Campground in Glacier National Park, our mats were lodged posts, and our instructor… Continue reading Mountain Yoga


Basecamp (Journey to Oregon)

I'm including this post in the "Frugal Living" section because I have moved to Oregon and am attempting to live here without renting an apartment or a house. This is my first attempt at living rent-free and lease-free and I'm very excited for it. The steps I took are unique to my situation, but can… Continue reading Basecamp (Journey to Oregon)