• Budgeting Tips
    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 …

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  • Make Money Blogging
    2019 Income Report: Tough Lessons I Learned During My 3rd Year of Being …

    If you follow me on Instagram (and if you, don’t you should!), you might …

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  • Skincare
    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 …

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  • Designer Dupes
    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 …

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  • Recipe: $10 Red Velvet Cake Truffles

    Recipe: $10 Red Velvet Cake Truffles

    During the darkest point of battling my eating disorder in 2012, I finally found the courage to begin therapy. It was around November and the holiday season just started, so I was telling my therapist about how I lost my job and moved…

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    Crystal Graziano: Pursuing Cosplay and Art as a Full-Time Job

    Crystal Graziano: Pursuing Cosplay and Art as a Full-Time Job

    Back when I first joined DeviantArt, I occasionally saw photos on my homepage of this extraordinary Selvaria Bles cosplayer and was mesmerized each time. Valkyria Chronicles was my favorite video game, so it was amazing to see a talented person bring one of my…

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    The Affordable Guide to Essential Oils (+ Young Living Dupes)

    The Affordable Guide to Essential Oils (+ Young Living Dupes)

    I’m sure that by now you’ve heard a thing or two about essential oils and are probably wondering what the craze is all about. From an Asian culture, my parents always used oils for physical ailments. I’d grown used to…

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    Spring-Appropriate Pastels For Work

    Spring-Appropriate Pastels For Work

    UPDATE: I’m now on Bloglovin’. Follow my blog with Bloglovin! Another casual office-friendly outfit. I always wanted to get a pair of Louboutin’s So Kate heels in white, but knowing me, I’d more than likely scuff them up in the…

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    Forever Young: The 10-Step Korean Skincare Guide

    Forever Young: The 10-Step Korean Skincare Guide

    As an Asian girl with a lot of Asian friends, it was always a mystery to me how my friend’s moms seemed to never age. I’ve definitely seen my friends mature as we’ve grown up, but their moms managed to look exactly…

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