The Experience at Candlewood

Happy Wednesday, my friends! Sorry for the empty week, but currently, I’m on Fall Break at my University. Even more awesome than that, Cai and I will be celebrating 3 years in 1 day. We decided that this should be the first year that we celebrate both Fall Break and our upcoming anniversary. So we…

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The $30 Grocery Challenge

Hey y’all! Happy October! For the last week, I have been trying super hard to create and implement a budget. Cai and I spend so much money without one, and decided to finally get our finances together before something bad happens. Ever since getting a budgeting app (timely bills) and a financing notebook, things have…

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Finally Autumn!

Happy Fall from Journals by Jhu! Here are some fun anticipations of the season! Halloween: Truly the most “sweet” of all holidays. I am going to plenty of costume parties this year. I also plan to pass out candy to the local children in my neighborhood. What about you? Do you celebrate this spooky holiday?…

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Announcements!

Hey guys, here are a few announcements as of 09/07/2018: 1. You guys probably already noticed this, but I am not posting every day anymore. Instead, I will be posting once or twice during the week, and doing vlogs on the weekends. Between school, work, and home life, I just don’t have the free time…

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Yes, I Am Okay!

First, a moment of silence for the late Aretha Franklin. … Hey friends! It’s great to be posting ! I’m sorry that I was gone, once again, for so long. A lot of things began happening all at one time and I had to step back from WordPress while I got settled. So what’s been…

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Tracking My Weight Loss Journey: 25 Down

*note: this is a vlog. Regular blogs return next week. *note: I do not own rights to the background music. When I first started this journey, I was obese. I had been letting stress and college life fatten me up, and I stopped caring about myself for a few months. In November 2017, I realized…

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Who’s Really On Top?

America’s Next Top Model is one of my favorite TV shows ever. Each season brings new faces, juicer drama, and more fun. I have seen every cycle up until 22, and want to share my 10 favorite models (overall, not just winners). This is a quick post for today. I had a tooth extraction this…

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What am I really doing?

I’ve made many promises about JbJ. I’ve threatened to delete the WordPress site, and I’ve made a new blogsite entirely. Now I’m saying that I’m going to keep WordPress again. It sounds like I’m just bouncing back and forth between ideas, and that’s not fair to y’all. So what is going on for real? Well,…

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Homemade Cleaners vs. Commercial Products

Hey guys! Happy July! Today, we’re discussing what cleaners are best for the common rooms in your house. I am going to break this down section-by-section. This is all based on my personal experience with cleaning my apartment, my parent’s home, as well as the child care center that I teach at. Let’s start with…

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My First Credit Purchase

Heeeeey friends, Three weeks before moving into our new apartment, Cai and I made our first huge adult purchase and bought a sofa and a loveseat for our living room. As said in the title of this blog, these items were bought on credit. At 20 years old, with so much life ahead of me,…

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