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How to Get Rid of Sentimental Clutter

How to Get Rid of Sentimental Clutter

Sentimental clutter is much easier to talk about when you’re not in the thick of it, which is why I am writing this post as a reflection on My Money Story instead of what I was dealing with during my move. In the spirit of full […]

My Money Story: Part IV

My Money Story: Part IV

I’m 34 years old, graduated with honors from one of the top-15 universities in the world, have a “real job”, and I’m broke. This is the story of how I did everything I thought I was “supposed” to do and still found myself 100K in […]

My Money Story: Part III

My Money Story: Part III

I’m 34 years old, graduated with honors from one of the top-15 universities in the world, have a “real job”, and I’m broke. This is the story of how I did everything I thought I was “supposed” to do and still found myself 100K in […]

My Money Story: Part II

My Money Story: Part II

I’m 34 years old, graduated with honors from one of the top-15 universities in the world, have a “real job”, and I’m broke. This is the story of how I did everything I thought I was “supposed” to do and still found myself 100K in […]

My Money Story: Can I have a do-over??

My Money Story: Can I have a do-over??

I know what you’re thinking – why would a food-focused blog talk about confronting your financial issues? I’m so glad you asked 😉 Diet Confessionals is about so much more than your relationship with food. It’s about living your best life and not restricting yourself in […]

Know Your Worth – Journey Kan

Know Your Worth – Journey Kan

There aren’t many people that can convince you to get up at 4:30 in the morning. There are even fewer people that can convince you to do so to workout. Journey is one of those people. I first met Journey a few years ago when […]

Why Should You Buy Natural Peanut Butter??

Why Should You Buy Natural Peanut Butter??

Maybe it’s wishful thinking or maybe I’m selectively reading articles that confirm my belief, but when I think about peanut butter – which I do, often – I think of it as a protein source. Which likely makes me feel better about how much of […]

Healthier No Bake Cookies

Healthier No Bake Cookies

Confession: I was nervous to develop this recipe. The original recipe I got from my friend is sooo good that every time I’ve made them in the past I ate half the mixture before I could even form it into balls. However, with everything I’ve learned about […]

I’m a Peanut Butter Snob: Here’s Why

I’m a Peanut Butter Snob: Here’s Why

I inhaled half a jar of peanut butter last night and, no, it wasn’t the natural kind. It started with watching TV while eating dinner and was a drastic reminder that for me: Eating + watching TV + being alone = binge eating Seriously, no food is […]

Blackberry Smoothie with Walnuts (Banana-Free)

Blackberry Smoothie with Walnuts (Banana-Free)

I LOVE Sprouts. Sure, their selection can be limited at times, but you can’t beat their prices – especially when it comes to organic produce. Case in point, yesterday they had small clam shells of organic blackberries for 97¢. Yes, you read that correctly. Ninety-seven […]