• Friday Favorites
    Friday Favorites Vol. 1: Chic Sweats, Healthy “Frappucinos”, and Mercury Retrograde

    We are starting a new tradition, fam! Every Friday, I’ll be publishing a “Friday …

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  • Home
    Hallway Bathroom Update: DIY Tub & Shower Makeover

    I haven’t published a home makeover blog post in almost 6 months, but Jun and …

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  • Gift Ideas
    His & Hers: The Sophisticate’s $50 Valentine Gift Guide

    Since I’ve spent the past few Valentine’s Days with the most wonderful partner …

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  • Spirituality & Metaphysical
    11 Ways to Attract More Money With Essential Oils

    This post is a preview of what I’m brewing on my new upcoming blog, …

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  • 10 Books to Acquire Wealth, Get Out of Debt, and Get Rich

    10 Books to Acquire Wealth, Get Out of Debt, and Get Rich

    Saying that I love to read is an understatement: even with my busy schedule, I read 11 books in 2019! And while I love a good historical fiction, most of the books I’ve read this past year were all about…

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    2019 Income Report: Tough Lessons I Learned During My 3rd Year of Being Self-Employed

    2019 Income Report: Tough Lessons I Learned During My 3rd Year of Being Self-Employed

    If you follow me on Instagram (and if you, don’t you should!), you might be current with all that’s been happening in my life this past year. From DIY home renovations, being indebted to the IRS with self-employment taxes, to…

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    12 Dupes For the Most Popular Skincare Products of 2019

    12 Dupes For the Most Popular Skincare Products of 2019

    In 2017 I published 10 Dupes for the Most Popular Skincare Products of 2017, and since then that post has garnered a lot of requests for an annual update of the year’s trending skincare products. Although I was unable to…

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    Designer Dupe Gift Guide: Italian Leather Handbags Under $105 From Fashion Drug

    Designer Dupe Gift Guide: Italian Leather Handbags Under $105 From Fashion Drug

    It’s been over a year since I last shared a designer dupe on my blog, and last time I spoke about this topic I voiced that I would only be sharing any dupes if they were free and clear of…

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    2019 Baller on a Budget $20 Gift Guide For Her

    2019 Baller on a Budget $20 Gift Guide For Her

    I don’t know about your gift recipient, but I tend to be a little finicky about receiving gifts –  if the gift isn’t of practical use for me, it tends to collect dust if it’s not something I’m not 100%…

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