financial independence

How to teach English online

Right before the craziness of 2020 took over, I had signed up to become a literacy tutor at my local library. With the world in its current state this is on pause but I’ve kept the thought on my mind for the past few months. The power of communication, both spoken and written, has impacted my life in so many ways. Last year I finished my graduate program in a… Read More »How to teach English online

Guide to enjoyable budget grocery shopping

Things I love about food: eating it, trying new foods, shared meals with friends and family. Things I don’t love about food: long, drawn out prep times; expensive niche ingredients. Something that is very important to me about mealtime is efficiency. As much as I enjoy eating homemade food and even cooking it, I have no desire to spend hours in the kitchen. Luckily enough I’ve found that frugal cooking and… Read More »Guide to enjoyable budget grocery shopping

Easy guide to a frugal vegan diet

Adventures in a vegan diet done frugally! Although the “how do you get your protein” jokes centered around vegetarianism and veganism can try my patience, I have noticed increased satiety when eating a higher protein, higher fat diet while aiming for a similar calorie range. While I don’t plan on sticking to a strict low carb diet long-term, it is easy as a vegan to eat a carb-heavy diet and… Read More »Easy guide to a frugal vegan diet