19 Essentials You Need For Your First Kitchen

19 ESSENTIALS YOU NEED FOR YOUR FIRST KITCHEN

My brother recently moved into his own apartment and the topic we discussed the most was, “What are the essentials you need for your first kitchen?” He was on a budget, but he also wanted to get quality items that would last him for a couple of years. This was a smart move, because I’ve […]

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10 Cheap Summer Date Ideas Under $10 [That Aren’t Netflix]

10 Cheap Summer Date Ideas Under $10 [That Aren't Netflix]-Navigating Adulthood

As I shared in my 9 Lessons I learned In My First 9 Months Of  Marriage post, me and Mr. NavigatingAdulthood try to have a regular date night. We put away all electronic devices [which is admittedly hard sometimes] and try to be fully present. It’s a nice way to catch up with one another and […]

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Steve Jobs’s Best Career Advice For Millennials

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Do you find Steve Jobs to be inspirational? A few days ago, I was talking to a high school friend (hi Tyler!) and he mentioned how much he loved Steve Job’s 2005 Stanford Commencement Speech. When he mentioned the speech, I might have emitted out a high pitch squeal because I was absolutely obsessed with it my senior […]

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How We Saved Over $2,000 On My Engagement Ring

How we saved 2000 on engagement ring- NavigatingAdulthood

I know a recent blog post was also wedding/marriage related, but I promise that this blog isn’t going to turn into a wedding blog. I know that engagement rings are a VERY touchy subject, so I just want to throw out a disclaimer that this post is not to brag about my engagement ring or to […]

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9 Lessons I Learned In My First 9 Months Of Marriage

9 lessons ive learned in my first 9 months of marriage

Earlier this month, we celebrated 9 months of marriage! June marked nine months since Mr. NavigatingAdulthood and I said “I Do.” This means that we only have 3 more months to go before we hit our first anniversary. I know what you’re thinking- what could you have possibly learned in such a short amount of […]

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Tips For An Amazing 4th of July Party On A Budget

Host The Ultimate 4th of July Celebration. Get ideas for 4th of July celebration food, 4th of July food, and 4th of July Party ideas

In my opinion, one of the most fun things about being an adult is being able to host parties and entertain! I know that entertaining can seem kind of daunting, but I promise that it’s really not that hard. As always, I’m an advocate for doing things on a budget, so today, I’m going to […]

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5 Dishwasher Tips To Get Squeaky-clean Dishes Every Time

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Here are some dishwasher tips and tricks to make the most out of your appliance and ensure that it keeps churning out squeaky-clean dishes. These are some things that I’ve picked up over the years when while living on my own. The dishwasher is a wondrous invention. I mean, in the most simplistic sense, it’s a magical box where […]

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5 Laundry Hacks That Will Make Your Life Easier

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Let’s be honest, laundry is one of those chores that most people don’t like to do. Today, I’m going to share five laundry hacks to make it suck less. I think this meme pretty much sums up our thoughts about laundry as adults. I mean, it never seems to end. In a perfect world, we […]

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