The Oregon Haze

During the end of August 2020, dozens of California wildfires set fire to hundreds and thousands of acres due to dry conditions and warmer temperatures. Each year, temperatures have been climbing due to global warming, causing these California wildfires to spread to neighboring states, becoming a more deadly occurrence than in previous years. This past…

A Tree Lover’s Nonprofit

I am a big plant lover, as most of you may already know. Trying to identify some great resources for people during this challenging time in quarantine to give back to their community, I stumbled across The Arbor Day Foundation. The foundation has been around since 1972 and is the largest nonprofit organization committed to planting…

Three of My Favorite Places to Eat in Eugene

Living in Eugene, Oregon, for about two years now, I have tried multiple restaurants, all differing in categories and cultures. My love for food is very closely tied to my need to try new things frequently. I am the type of person who gets bored quickly, so of course, discovering new and different spots to…

My Gilmore Girls Binge

The first year of living in Cornelius, Oregon, back in 2014, my siblings, mother, and I used to walk to the public library, spending at least an hour picking out all the picture books we could get our hands-on. Fridays, however, were my favorite because we would have a gigantic movie marathon. One Friday in…

What Travelers Need to Consider Before Traveling to Costa Rica

During the past few weeks, I have been fortunate to have applied and interviewed for an abroad internship in Costa Rica. I want to work in a country where I can practice and strengthen my Spanish while gaining valuable experience for my future. Googling “Costa Rica” for the first time, I was shocked to hear…

An Intro to Living like Liz

Welcome to Living like Liz! I am so glad you have stumbled across my blog. I have decided to launch this lifestyle blog as a means to produce creative content similar to a personal journal. I do not have a single theme, but instead, I want to be inspired and create stories as they come…

My Hunt for New Plants

I have recently moved into a new apartment and am in need of new plants. All of my old ones from before are currently livening up the living room and I am left plantless in my room. Tag along with me to find new house plants.

Better than Chipotle

I know, what could be better than a steaming bowl of rice, beans, and chorizo. Why not save money and make it yourself? Stay tuned for a meal made by yours truly.