How to have the best 25!

As of November 27, I am officially 25 years old. That means half way to 50, 1 quarter of a century, and older than Rachel and Monica in season 1 of Friends. Looking back on the last 25 years, I’ve definitely learned a lot along the way, and I still have a lot more learning to do. To me, 25 feels like my youth is coming to an end. I’m still young, and life is still full of possibilities, but I’m at an age where people around me, myself included, are starting their real adult life. Their careers, marriages, homes, and so on. Thinking about this in terms of my big 25, I know that I will make mistakes and grow from them, but I wanted to make sure I was continuing to make decisions that will further improve my life. 

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Ways to celebrate Halloween in Quarantine

We all know that Halloween is going to look a little different this year, we definitely won’t be able to spend it dancing at a club or at some big house party. However, Halloween falls on a Saturday this year AND we get an extra hour of party time thanks to Daylight Savings, so I refuse to let this night go to waste!

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How to upgrade your space without breaking the bank

For those who don’t know, i live in a house in Toronto that, while in a great neighbourhood and very cool, is full of tiny rooms with tiny hallways and decor from the 70’s (and not the cool 70’s feel people have now, like the literal 70’s). I’m super grateful to have this house and to get to play with it, recreate it, and have fun with it, but since i’m on a budget I don’t have the ability to start knocking down walls and creating a whole new concept. So! I have taught myself how to upgrade, DIY, and change a space on a budget and with things I can do myself (or with minimal help from friends). If you’re looking to upgrade your space but not break the bank, take a look at some of my tips!

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Our 2020 fall bucket list

With the start of fall comes chilly nights, beautiful leaves, big sweaters, cozy fires, comfort food, and so much more. The only downside of fall is how quickly it passes us by, so we always want to make the most of the season. Check out our fall to-do list below, and follow along on our stories as we try to get through all of them. 

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2020 Fall trends – and where to get them for under $100

I woke up today with that perfect fall feeling. Throwing on leggings and a big cozy sweater, I swung open my door to crisp, cool air – perfect sweater weather, and walked up the street to grab a hot flat white (the perfect way to warm my soul before work). It was then that I realized it’s time to bring that fall wardrobe out from the back of the closet, and add a few pieces to update.

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21 Days of summer vacation fun

Summer is flying by! While it is one that has brought new challenges, it also pushed us to be creative in how we make this summer greater than the last. We’re challenging you to join us in our 21 days of summer vacation challenge! For the next 21 days of summer, follow along on our instagram (@thebrokegirlsofficial) stories to see us complete this list of fun, cheap and memory making activities. 

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Packing tips for camping

Our friend group goes camping every year, we love it. We’re not super intense campers who go out into the middle of a forest somewhere, but we do camp where there are no bathrooms or running water. These are my camping tips for your next camping trip like ours, where you can still get to your car in 5 minutes and a town in 20.

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