Top 7 Valentine’s Day Gifts 💕 (for a book lover)

Let's cut to the chase: I don't do Valentine's Day. I'm a Single Pringle™ and have no reason to do Valentine's Day. That's maybe why I decided to DO a Valentine's Day post, but also on the very day of, so anyone who actually benefits is either A) totally skipping the holiday too, and reading this … Continue reading Top 7 Valentine’s Day Gifts 💕 (for a book lover)

Holiday Shopping for Budget-Based Queens

I did a big chunk of my holiday shopping over (American) Thanksgiving weekend, which most people I know do as well. With Black Fridays deals, it's the best way to get the gifts you want for low prices. (and, um, treat yourself, right?) Buuuut at the end of the sales rush, I always end up … Continue reading Holiday Shopping for Budget-Based Queens

➳ DIY Halloween Costume: CUPID ➳

What could be better than a sweet, cute, lovable cupid costume for Halloween? That's what I asked myself when brainstorming ideas for a costume (except, again, I whipped this one up for camp, so I did this mid-summer and not for Halloween). Maybe I didn't go OG-Cupid with wings (couldn't find any, for the oddest reason) … Continue reading ➳ DIY Halloween Costume: CUPID ➳

🎭 DIY Halloween Costume: MIME 🎭

Would you believe I actually came up with and then WORE this costume in August? The summer camp I worked at had theme days, one of which was "circus," and what better for circus than a mime? ("A lot of things," you say. "Are there even mimes at a circus?") I whipped up this costume the … Continue reading 🎭 DIY Halloween Costume: MIME 🎭

🍴 Meal Ideas for When You Just Can’t 🍴

It's nearing the end of September, which means I've been back at uni for almost a month now. That also means near thirty days of prepping (hopefully) nutritious lunches and coming home late in the evening, drop-dead tired but dinner already on my mind. You know how it is. You want that good, healthy lifestyle … Continue reading 🍴 Meal Ideas for When You Just Can’t 🍴

5 Ways to Organize Books (if You Don’t Have Shelf Space

Recently I put out a #POLL asking you how you organize your bookshelves. Apart from learning some cool new strategies to get my own shelves in order, I realized how many of us are running out of shelf space — if we haven't already! Inspired, I decided to cook up this post for all book … Continue reading 5 Ways to Organize Books (if You Don’t Have Shelf Space

🏫 Back to School Shopping Ideas 🏫 (Budget-Friendly!)

The summer heat has not left us, but educational institutions across the world are throwing open their doors in preparation for the crowds of students that will pound through any day now (if not already!). It's back to school season (yeah, yeah, a period of like two weeks, but let's call it a season) and if … Continue reading 🏫 Back to School Shopping Ideas 🏫 (Budget-Friendly!)

🌵 Indoor Plants to Spice Up Your Room

Ever wanted to decorate your room but had a lack of ideas, cash flow, or know how? Then jump straight to the leafy babies (or spiky babies): plants! In this quick Book Baller on a Budget guide, I'll tell you WHY you should add some plants to your room, WHAT plants you should consider, WHERE … Continue reading 🌵 Indoor Plants to Spice Up Your Room