7 things I cut out of my budget

Make-up. Now this one was very hard for me to do as I loved to do my make-up and try new looks. I had to do this one slowly because I also had to learn to not associated self-confidence with this. I still have mascara, concealer, and lipsticks, but I do not buy as often Read More

Adelsö and Björkö

Two islands in the Stockholm archipelago that are steeped in Viking history. On Björkö, there was a Viking town called Birka that was abandoned towards the end of the Viking period, around 1000 AD. Archaeological excavations have been taking place at this location and it has become well documented. Very little exists of the original Read More

Debt Free Journey – Minimalism

The debt free journey can play a little into becoming minimalist. The main idea about being minimalist is not to have empty rooms or an empty house but to fill it with only the things you need or make you happy. If clutter and having too many items makes you feel stressed then the move Read More

3 reasons to only use credit cards

Credit cards have received a bad reputation because of the high credit balances that many are struggling to pay off. However, if you do not feel the urge to make unnecessary big purchases, then a credit card is for you. The whole point, from the standpoint of the consumer, is to not rack up debt Read More

5 simple ways to become zero-waste or minimalist and save money!

Reducing your carbon footprint and saving money do not appear to be a tandem team but they very well can be. Buy and sell second-hand goods. I can honestly make an entire post exclusively about this topic. However, the idea is that you sell the goods you are no longer using and instead of throwing Read More

Debt Free Journey – Zero Waste

This is a hot-topic movement. Many millennials are living minimalist lives and are becoming conscious about how wasteful habits are affecting the environment. For instance, plastic bottles ending up in landfills and not being recycled properly. As a self- professed foodie, I realized that great food is something I am not willing to fully give Read More

The Financial Diet

Just like when trying to lose weight, the relationship with food has to change. Meaning your lifestyle has to change. The same thing happens when paying off debt or reaching FIRE. All the extra and unimportant things must be cut off or at least cheaper options found. Once your cost-of-living is decreased, you can start Read More