Why Don’t Pillows Come with the House?

We did it. Well, I did it. But for some reason having you guys to write to makes me feel like I have a team of supporters who are with me every step of the way. But I moved into my apartment! I have a little basement room in a building in Ridge-Wick. That's not … Continue reading Why Don’t Pillows Come with the House?

8.6 Million People, and i’m Lonely

The population of New York city, according to the US Census in 2017, is 8.623 million. Almost 3 million of that resides in Brooklyn, where i'm at. In a city bursting at the seams with people, crowding into matchbox apartments stacked on top of one another, you realize personal space isn't an option. But why … Continue reading 8.6 Million People, and i’m Lonely

A Doctor, a Lawyer, and a Model Walk into a Wendy’s…

Sounds like the beginning to a bad joke your uncle is about to tell at a family dinner after one too many drinks, but it was actually my Sunday night. New York is all about side hustles, and multiple streams of income. When you live in a city this expensive, you have to get creative. … Continue reading A Doctor, a Lawyer, and a Model Walk into a Wendy’s…

Workin’ 9 to 5, What a Way to Make a livin’

Finding a job in New York city was stressful to say the least, and tear jerking to say the most. I thought it would be impossible for a single person in this massive jungle of concrete and garbage, to find a job. My fiancĂ©'s roommates would tell me that "it's not hard! there are jobs … Continue reading Workin’ 9 to 5, What a Way to Make a livin’

Making Rookie Mistakes So You Don’t Have To.

Hi! My name is Amber-Lily and I'm a Canadian girl who has been living in Jacksonville, FL the past 8 years. Recently,  I moved to New York. It's probably more accurate to say that I crash landed into my fiancĂ©'s apartment in Bed-Stuy. Nonetheless, I emerged from a smoking pile of wreckage in my thrifted … Continue reading Making Rookie Mistakes So You Don’t Have To.