DIY Halloween Treats + Pumpkin Carving

Despite lamenting the rent on my small one-bedroom apartment, I do love and take pride in my little space and I love any opportunity to have friends over. With Halloween right around the corner, I was dying to make (and eat) some cute, festive treats, so I had a pumpkin carving get-together complete with Halloween-themed sweets. My kitchen is too small for more than one or two people to move around in at once, so I made all the treats ahead of time and just invited people to eat them and carve pumpkins. In a larger space, all of these […]

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Whole30 Meal Planning With Excel (Featuring Pivot Tables!)

I’ve long been contemplating the idea of trying a Whole30… again. My history with the Whole30 includes two failed attempts: one in June 2016 and one in February 2017. In June I made it seven days. In February I made it sixteen. There were eight months in between attempts, and now as October commences it marks another eight months and I can’t quiet the voice that says it’s time to try again. As you might have gathered from my Focus Journal review, I loooove planning. I also love Excel and having everything in a neat little table. And that combination […]

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