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Welcome to Persnickety Living!

If you answered yes to any of these questions, then this blog is for you!

What is Persnickety Living?

Persnickety Living is a blog about travel, food, and lifestyle with a focus on mindfully making your life better one step at a time.

Who am I?

I am a global citizen, traveler, vegan foodie, and blogger. My goal is to slowly incorporate mindful changes into my life to be more sustainable. Because, you know, there is no ‘Planet B’.  And although I enjoy life’s comforts, I am also budget conscious. I am definitely learning as I go and would like to share my experiences with you. I’m not perfect, and I don’t expect you to be either.

Why do I write this blog?


This year I have a lot of travel plans, so my blog will mainly be about travel for now. I hope to share my experiences and give insight and tips for several destinations.


I am here to encourage you and give you some ideas of how you can be more sustainable, too. That is to say, I want to give you options for a better life and world without a “don’t do this!– don’t do that!” atmosphere. No one needs that!

There’s a lot of information out there, and it’s difficult to wade through it all. Therefore, I want to give you a welcoming place to share ideas that inspire. I know it’s not easy being “green” in this plastic-filled world, but if we make conscious steps, however small, we can all make a difference.

What will you see on Persnickety Living?

I want to deliver information and ideas about daily life and travel that are easy to implement. Additionally, I want to support your efforts and encourage those baby steps toward a more sustainable lifestyle. Best of all, you can live well while being eco-friendly at the same time.

Is Persnickety Living free?

Well, yes and no. First, the content is free for YOU to read always. BUT! This blog costs (me) money to run…you know, things like annual fees for a domain name, monthly charges for web hosting, etc. I’m trying to run as lean as I can, and I would love to make enough money to cover the costs.

This has lead me to monetize my site. You may see ads and affiliate links on my pages and posts. I try to keep these to a minimum, and I only promote products or services that I believe in.

If you decide to click on a link or ad here on Persnickety Living, know that it doesn’t cost you any more money, but I will receive a small commission. 


Above all else, remember that being green isn’t an all or nothing process, and it won’t happen overnight It’s OK to gradually make changes. Take it in baby steps and know that you ARE making a difference.

Join me!

Join me in sharing ideas about Travel, Food, and Lifestyle. Be sure to follow me here at Persnickety Living and on social media to not miss out on any posts!

Thank you!

Most importantly, thank you for making the world a better place one step at a time.


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