Turning 21 is such a big milestone that comes with a whole lot of self-reflection. Here are some crucial (ish) lessons I have learned in the years leading up to my 21st birthday. NEVER lend anything you cannot afford to lose. I have had friends lend out their phones and they were returned with water… Continue reading 21 lessons I learned before 21
Ingredients 180g (cups) of butter 60ml (cup) golden syrup 560ml (2cups) flour 1 egg 2 tablespoons of baking powder tablespoon of salt 2 tablespoons of ground ginger Extra sugar Method: Mix the melted butter and golden syrup in a bowl large enough to mix all the ingredients. Add the sugar into the bowl while… Continue reading Ginger crisps
It teaches you responsibility and independence Living in a dorm is a trial run for living on your own post your university phase. You suddenly run your own household and you are solely responsible for all the chores and satisfying your needs. Your responsibilities include: Cleaning your room Decorating Buying your grocery Cooking Alerting… Continue reading Why living in a dorm is good for you
Do not bring your whole house with you on the first day. You will not start classes right away so will not need all your textbooks, books, stationery and so forth. You will most likely only need: A notebook A portfolio (for any documents they may give you such as a timetable) A pen… Continue reading High School Freshman Do’s and Don’ts
1. Make a checklist Never underestimate your ability to forget your passport, charger and contact solution at home. Always make two identical checklists of everything you are packing, one to tick off before you leave and another for when you’re about to leave the hotel. This will help you pack everything you need and… Continue reading Beginner’s guide to traveling
We all know the struggles that come with stretching every cent when you're in uni especially when you're not living at home. Here are some ways you can pinch pennies. 1. Student Account I would recommend opening an account with a bank that has a student account option. These typically have low or no bank… Continue reading Tips to save money as a college/varsity student.
It’s exam time (well on this side of the world) and we all need a little motivation to study. Today I’m sharing some study tips and hacks. 1. Dream/Vision board This is something you do way before you study. A dream board is essentially a compilation of all the things you want to achieve,… Continue reading Study tips and hacks