Yosemite

Christmas in Yosemite

Since moving to California I have spent Christmas 2015 in Albany with my family and Christmas 2016 at home by myself making biscuits. My step mom was going to to visit my brother in Atlanta again this year so I was again solo. I was prepping for another biscuit making session when my friend, who…

Chelsea, NY

48 Hours In New York City

I typically visit my Grandma in upstate New York each year for either Thanksgiving or Christmas. Many times however I come right in between the two holidays to save some coins. The difference in ticket prices two weeks after Thanksgiving and one week before Christmas flying between San Jose and New York is at least…

Good Doesn’t Mean Right

Once upon a time I was in this relationship. The relationship didn’t begin as a friendship or situationship, it just became a relationship. We met, talked for a few weeks and then presto change: full on relationship status. I was honest with myself then and knew it was a little (alotle) rushed, but when you…

Caribana in Toronto

I visited Toronto for Caribana, which is the city’s annual Caribbean carnival, or celebrating Caribbean culture. People converge on Toronto from all over the US and Canada to dutty whine and two step (Me!) their way through a weekend filled with good food, fire-ass parties and fine ass men [←yes!]. Ok so before I talk…

An Easy Way to Save Some Coins

Have y’all ever noticed that 52 week saving challenge that floats around the internet at the top of each year? Have you ever tried it? Well I have been doing it for the last three years and that ish works! You start off during week one of the year saving $1, and each week you…

It’s Just Me

Have you ever seen that episode of Sex and the City when Miranda is looking to buy her first apartment? As she is touring potential places the realtor asks her if her husband will be joining, and she replies, “No, it’s just me”. And then once she finds her perfect apartment and is signing the…