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Office-Friendly Food I Stash At Work

One of the things that makes me feel super productive is when I bring my own lunch to work. Weird, I know, but it’s a huge benefit. Mainly, because it’s cheaper and healthier than going through one of the many drive-thru spots around my office building. However, there are plenty of times when I don’t bring my lunch, because of time constraints or empty fridge. Since I don’t like having to leave the office to go get something to eat, I found some office-friendly food that’s healthy and affordable.

office-friendly food

Keep reading to see which items I stash at work.

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Shmonday Night Survival Tips

It’s almost the weekend and I’m pretty stoked about that. However, once the weekend starts to wind down, some people develop a case of the Shmonday night blues.  In case you haven’t seen this word before, Shmonday is the moment on Sunday when you start realizing and that the next day is Monday. All of sudden, you started feeling depressed that your weekend is over and start stressing about the upcoming workday.

Shmonday Night Stained Couture

Actually, I’m one of those people that rarely get a case of “The Mondays” and I attribute that to my Shmonday nights. However, I used to get them all the time. I started to hate Sunday night more than Monday morning, because of the anxiety it caused me. After a while, I came up with ways to make my Sunday nights more enjoyable while not stressing about Mondays. Keep reading to see my tips on how to survive Shmonday night.

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Thinking About Relocating…Again

Trying to be a legit and responsible adult can be so stressful, even for single(ish), childless me. These last few months have been testing me and my resilience, but I’ve been able to bounce back. Yet, there have been more than a few times I’ve thought about starting over in a new place. I usually start thinking about relocating during moments of being overwhelmed. However, I’ve yet to pull the trigger.

Thinking about relocating

Although I’ve yet to give my current life the middle finger and dip, if I ever do, there are 3 places in particular that I always think about moving to and starting over. A couple of the cities, I’ve visited before, but there’s that I’ve yet to visit. Keep reading to see which cities I’ve thought to relocate.

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Preparing For Friendsgiving

This year, my sister and I decided to pull our “adult” card and decline to partake in the act of going to family’s houses for Thanksgiving. The amount of stress that was alleviate off my chest was instant. Okay, it’s not like we decided to boss up or anything. We mainly decline, because she has to go to work that evening and needs to get some sleep during the day. Whereas, for me, I just don’t want to be bothered. However, we did decide to throw a somewhat impromptu friendsgiving this year. So, I’ve been preparing for friendsgiving all weekend.

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I’m so new to throwing any type of event, let alone a friendsgiving. However, it’s been pretty interesting, to say the least. How does one prepare for a friendsgiving. Well, keep reading to see how this one is preparing for it.

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WEEKEND PLANS: Essence My City, 4 Ways: Memphis

This weekend will be my first weekend in a while when I’m not sick AND have some wiggle room in my budget to go live a little. So, I’m planning to celebrate this by attending the Essence My City, 4 Ways event here in Memphis.

Essence My City, 4 Ways Memphis

Since I’m an introvert homebody, this event will give me a chance to explore and celebrate some cultural aspects of Memphis from art, fashion, food, and music. It’s hard to encounter all the local vibes and people from the comforts of my sofa while scrolling Instagram. Plus, it’s FREE to attend! Keep reading more information and all the guests.

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