• 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 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 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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  • The Scary Truth You Need to Know Before Buying Counterfeit Luxury Handbags

    The Scary Truth You Need to Know Before Buying Counterfeit Luxury Handbags

    It’s been almost 2 years since my very first review on a designer dupe, and since then I’ve been very lucky to grow a loyal readership of thousands from my continued reviews. I want to encourage you, my Baller family,…

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    You Are Not Your Instagram: The Emotional Consequences of Social Media

    You Are Not Your Instagram: The Emotional Consequences of Social Media

    Whether through Instagram DM or during casual conversations with friends, I am always asked about how being an influencer affects my self-esteem. Does it make me more insecure? Does it empower me? Do I feel like I’m enough, or never…

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    DIY Skincare: 2-Ingredient Microdermabrasion Scrub (Fresh + Aveda-Inspired)

    DIY Skincare: 2-Ingredient Microdermabrasion Scrub (Fresh + Aveda-Inspired)

    A few years ago when expensive skincare was still my addiction (Sephora, I’m looking at you), I was completely obsessed with both the Fresh Umbrian Clay Pore Purifying Face Exfoliator and the Aveda Botanical Kinetics Radiant Skin Refiner. Both scrubs have micro-fine exfoliating…

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    The Most Useful Credit Repair Tips Every College Student Needs

    The Most Useful Credit Repair Tips Every College Student Needs

    One of my biggest long-term financial goals for the past 2 years was to build my credit for a new car, so I wanted to share my credit repair tips with my student readers as this may be a common…

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    What Men Really Want For Valentine’s Day

    What Men Really Want For Valentine’s Day

    Since my partner Jun and I recently moved into our new home, our expenses have been through the roof. Christmas already zapped a lot of our money, so naturally we’ve decided to be a lot more conservative about celebrating Valentine’s Day. So…

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