How To Ensure Your Safety When Moving Out For The First Time

Any millennial will know that people are starting to live at home with their parents for longer periods of time than ever before. The ever-rising cost of education, rent, and mortgages mean that many of us have to live on as low a budget as possible for more time before we are ready to fly…

Designing A Bedroom For A Better Night’s Sleep

Do you struggle to get your 8 hours of sleep each night? Maybe your bedroom is the problem. There are several factors that are important for making sure that you get good-quality sleep, and many of them come down to your bedroom’s design. Need some tips and inspiration? Read all about designing a bedroom for…

How to Hide Ugly Home Features | Integrated Design

How to Hide Ugly Home Features | Integrated Design

[This lovely home design post was written by Beth Clegg] Interior Design is a beautiful concept. It gives us the means and methods to put our personal stamp on our living space, making it our own unique place. Statement pieces of furniture, art on the walls, strategically placed mirrors and house plants can transform the…

12 Day Instagram Gratitude Challenge | #GratefulwithJihiElephant

12 Day Instagram Gratitude Challenge | #GratefulwithJihiElephant

This week on Jihi Elephant I have been planning an Instagram challenge and I want to share it with you amazing people! The goal of this challenge is to express gratefulness publicly with the hope that it inspires gratitude in those around us. Gratitude is so so so important and wonderful, which I have talked…

September 2017 Bullet Journal Layout | Minimalistic

When I created September’s spread, my goal was to leave a lot of white space and keep it minimalistic. I had just got new fine tip pens and wanted to put them to use. I am not sure that I love having SO much white space, I think next month I will combine solid lines…

My 735 Mile Move: The Reality of Moving Far From Home

My 735 Mile Move: The Reality of Moving Far From Home

If you read part-one to my 735-mile move, you know that I recently moved from Michigan to North Carolina—and it was difficult. The trip was 13-hours of driving. If you want to know more about challenges to prepare for and expect when moving long distances, head on over to part one. For this part of…

My 735 Mile Move: The Reality of Preparing For the Move

The first thing you need to know about my move to North Carolina is that it is at least an 11-hour road trip…not including making stops. Because of the distance, most of the arrangements beforehand needed to be made over the phone or online. For a lot of things, this didn’t really matter much, but…

How to Be Happier | 10 Happiness-Promoting Practices + Over 10 Happy Quotes to Share

How to Be Happier | 10 Happiness-Promoting Practices

What is Happiness? There are a million ways to define happiness. “Be happy. Be bright. Be you.” The dictionaries define happiness as Delighted, pleased, or glad, as over a particular thing; OR Characterized by or indicative of pleasure, contentment, or joy (Dictionary.com). OR A state of well-being and contentment; OR A pleasurable or satisfying experience…

e.l.f. Online Shopping Haul | Mixing It Up

elf online shopping haul mixing it up

That’s right, you’ve guessed it–more makeup shopping! Perhaps I am an addict, perhaps I don’t care. What can I say, I love it! This time instead of focusing on lip products, I’m mixing it up–I decided to try out some other elf items. Here is a quick review. Lip Exfoliant in Cherry Tart I have…

How to Survive Your First Year of College

How to survive your first year of college

I have been there…heck, I am still there! College is hard! The constant, never-ending piles of homework and assigned readings. It’s nearly impossible not to get behind! Plus, you’re always feeling sleep deprived and exhausted from pulling those all-nighters. College is hard, but it can be made super easy by following these Tips to Surviving…

Piney & Co. Review | A Comparison to Cambodian Elephant Pants

Piney & Co. Review, A Comparison to Cambodian Elephant Pants

As you may know, I spent some time in Cambodia. While I was there, you may also know that I did some shopping! Who wouldn’t right!? Well, one of the things I got were a bunch of pairs of pants—elephant pants. You’ve heard of them, right? Seen them around on social media? There are a…

I Love Summer Because I’m Creating Amazing Memories

TWITTER I Love Summer Because Im Making Amazing Memories

This lovely post was written by Sarah of I Heart Frugal. Read about why Sarah loves summer! What I Love About Summer! Summer has always been a favorite season of mine! As a child, I grew up just a few blocks from a lake and it was pure fun! I have fond memories of walking to…

7 Tips for Surviving Midnight Shifts | and other odd shifts

How to Survive Midnight Shifts and other odd shifts

Have you been hired into work a midnight shift and you have no idea how you will survive? This happened to me. I am NOT a late-night person. I am the type of person who has a strict sleep schedule, which I rarely stray from. Before hiring in to do midnights, I was going to…

August 2017 Bullet Journal Spread | Classic Style

August 2017 Bullet Journal Spread | Classic Style

This month’ bullet journal spread is entirely different from the creative artsy look of last July’s spread. For August, I have decided to keep it classic and clean looking. I am not straying from color or creativity, I am just keeping it incredibly simple and functional. With this being the first month in the new…