Cardinal rule of the college kid life: if it’s free, take it.

Everybody who’s in college, been in college, had to pay off student loans or simply had to live on a tight budget understands this cardinal rule: if it’s free, take it. This is one rule that I happily apply to my life on a day-to-day basis. From searching craigslist’s free section to attending free OC…

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Great Way to Revive Your Soul During Finals Week

Revive your soul during the craziness of finals with a little piece of heaven for half the price. Your taste buds and your sanity will thank you! You know Piggy is all about that frappuccino happy hour at Starbucks during finals week. It can be a study break or a study place for half the…

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Transportation at its Best: Biking to Balboa

In the land of perpetual good weather, there is one mode of transportation that surpasses the rest: biking. Here in Southern California, it’s warm, sunny and biker-friendly 90 percent of the time. Unfortunately, these perfect weather conditions and the nearby beaches come with a lofty price tag. With gas prices threatening to turn me into…

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Read about how you can bounce back onto your fitness track in my LOCALE Magazine article about Costa Mesa’s Sky High Sports! To read the article, click here!

No Sticker Price and Endless Possibilities

Writing is the epitome of a great deal. With the proper utensils, you can describe the depths of your imagination, capture the pain and joy of daily life, and share your passions with the world. As a writer, blogging is much more than a fabulous free pastime to me, it’s a microphone. I can share experiences,…

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Life on a Piggy Bank Budget

PiggyPays is a blog on a money-saving mission. Being a money-conscious college student, my goal is to find the best ways to experience the joys of life without breaking the bank and then share my discoveries with you. So, hold on to your piggy banks because we’re going to live it up on nickels and…

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