All-Purpose Shredded Chicken

All-Purpose Shredded Chicken Feature

Does anyone else lack the patience, time, or energy to put together a meal after work?  Or feel inspired by all the #mealprep pictures you see on social media but can’t find the motivation to throw it together?  I see you and am glad I’m not alone!  This shredded chicken is made with minimal effort in a slow cooker and can be stored up to five days in the refrigerator.  It’s lightly seasoned and can be eaten alone or used in recipes, making it oh-so-versatile.  You only need 4 ingredients which also makes it super easy! I started making this every Sunday at the end of last year, and it has made all the difference for me on lunch breaks and at dinner time!

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6 Important Factors To Consider When Apartment Hunting

6 factors to consider when apartment hunting flatlay

We can all agree that our housing choices are deeply personal decisions that we do not make lightly.  I’ve been a renter for nearly a decade at various properties at different price points and styles.  Those personal experiences along with the knowledge I’ve gained working in the multi-family housing industry have provided me with a much deeper understanding of what we, as renters, need to consider when choosing an apartment home.  Whether you’re searching for your first apartment home or are unhappy and searching for a different apartment, these six important factors to consider when apartment hunting will serve you well.

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A Modern Briefcase

Packing Modern Briefcase Contents

What I Carry When Working on the Go – My Modern Briefcase

I remember being envious of my dad when he would pull anything out of his briefcase when I was younger.  For some reason, I felt like I needed to have one even though my most important documents at that time were vocabulary words teaching me when to use “ie” or “ei.”  Now that I’m older and have a career, I get overly excited about what to pack in my “briefcase.”  A while ago, I spent months trying to find some beautiful, leather, traditional briefcase to carry when I needed to transport my materials for work, but nothing looked remotely cute enough for me to want to pair with my work clothes.  Who says we have to carry a traditional work bag?!  I found a very inexpensive tote that fits what I need perfectly without being cumbersome.  Best of all, the bag AND the contents coordinate (I’m a dork, I know).  Take a peek inside my bag to see what I carry in my modern briefcase.

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