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How to Build the Perfect Bar Cart

Bar Cart

I’m so happy to reveal more of my apartment with you today! I knew I wanted a bar cart, and once more of my furniture came, I thought it would be a great way to fill up more of my space. I also really wanted something that was functional for hosting guests. I did some browsing online, but after finding this bar cart at Target, I was sold. It’s also only $123, which I found to be the most affordable of all of the other bar carts I looked at. Oh, and it was super easy to assemble! Continue Reading

5 Summer Pinterest Recipes to Try

If you’ve seen me since I moved out, then you’ve probably heard me say what a challenge it is to cook for one. I’m not that much of a leftovers person (don’t judge), but I’m slowly learning that I’m bound to have leftovers when I’m cooking for myself. And, since I live alone, I have to make sure my food gets eaten. I can’t tell you how many times I’ve thrown things out that have been sitting in my fridge for too long.

5 Summer Pinterest Recipes

One thing I do love now that I live alone is trying different recipes. You might’ve seen that I tend to pin as much food as I do fashion. I’m sharing some of the recipes I’ve pinned recently that I think will be delicious summer meals. I love that  I can easily adjust these for one person.

I linked directly to the recipe rather than the Pin in case anyone reading this doesn’t have Pinterest. And if you do, make sure you’re following me! Continue Reading

How to Deal with Loneliness When You Live Alone

I’ll be honest, the fear of loneliness was something I was really worried about prior to moving out on my own. I really enjoy being by myself. In fact, sometimes I feel like I need to recharge alone after I’ve been super busy or around a lot of people, but I’d be lying if I said that I don’t ever feel lonely. I feel lonely a lot, and I don’t think it’s a feeling that will ever go away.

How to Combat Loneliness When Living Alone

Loneliness is a natural byproduct of living alone. But there are ways to combat it. Here are my tips for reducing the feeling of loneliness when you live by yourself. Continue Reading

Apartment Reveal: My Kitchen

Kitchen Table - Pittsburgh Crank Desk

I’m so excited to reveal the first of my apartment, my kitchen! Now that I have my bar stools, it’s the most complete room in the apartment as far as furniture and decor. But I’m sure I’ll never feel like I’m truly done decorating.

Places/products where I’ve purchased my kitchen items can be found throughout the post and at the end! By all means, if you have any questions, ask away! Continue Reading