• Friday Favorites
    Friday Favorites Vol. 12: Trader Joe’s Ube Ice Cream, a $10 Slip Silk …

    I feel like life is slowly resuming to “normal”… or whatever new normal I’ve …

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  • Money
    Afterpay, Affirm, and Klarna: Are Point-of-Sale Loans Dangerous or Smart?

    You may have heard of Afterpay, Affirm, or Klarna while shopping with popular online retailers …

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  • Friday Favorites
    Friday Favorites Vol. 11: DIY Lash Extensions, Budget-Friendly Cotton Bedsheets for Summer, + My …

    The funny thing about life in quarantine is that while I’ve always worked from …

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  • Friday Favorites
    Friday Favorites Vol. 10: $10 Mattifying Sunscreen, My Final Fantasy 7 Addiction, & Navigating Love During …

    Hello, from quarantine! I hope everyone’s been able to soak up this warm spring …

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  • 8 Ways to Get Popular Sneakers For Cheap

    8 Ways to Get Popular Sneakers For Cheap

    I’ve always loved sneakers but collecting them got too expensive, so I had to stop. However, my recent diagnosis of Raynaud’s Syndrome has been a good excuse to start getting more, since I now need to keep my feet warm…

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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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