You Are Not Your Instagram: The Emotional Consequences of Social Media
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You Are Not Your Instagram: The Emotional Consequences of Social Media

Whether through Instagram DM or during casual conversations with friends, I am always asked about how being an influencer affects my self-esteem. Does it make me more insecure? Does it empower me? Do I feel like I’m enough, or never…

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How to Paint Walls: Money-Saving Tips to Do It Yourself
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How to Paint Walls: Money-Saving Tips to Do It Yourself

It’s been a non-stop ride of home improvement since we moved into our new home in November! Aside from painting the kitchen cabinets we’ve been doing tons of mundane things probably not worth sharing on the blog like changing out toilets,…

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Kitchen DIY Renovation Pt. 1: Cabinet Makeover – Cheaper Than New Custom Cabinets?
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Kitchen DIY Renovation Pt. 1: Cabinet Makeover – Cheaper Than New Custom Cabinets?

Ever since we placed our offer on our home months ago, I always knew that if and when we moved in that it would definitely need a modernized facelift. The house was built in 1993, so there’s well, uh, a lot to…

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We Bought a Home! + Everything You Need to Know Before Buying a Home (As Told By a Real Estate Agent)
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We Bought a Home! + Everything You Need to Know Before Buying a Home (As Told By a Real Estate Agent)

I’ve been especially quiet on social media and on my blog for the past 2 months, but I’m excited to officially share that Jun and I bought a home! We’ve been looking for homes since February and finally closed escrow…

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Zinus: The Affordable Mattress In a Box
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Zinus: The Affordable Mattress In a Box

When I first started my blog a few years ago, I wrote a fairly elaborate mattress guide on buying the perfect mattress in-store. I was suffering from back pains and shied away from purchasing mattresses online because I wanted to…

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