Spring Cleaning means Spring Savings

With the hint of warm weather we had yesterday, it got me thinking about Spring Cleaning. In this annual tradition, we are told that ridding ourselves of unnecessary household items is cleansing for the spirit and helps to usher in the change of seasons. Here are a few ideas to assist you with your own... Read more »

Going Through A Break-up

I know I’ve been MIA for awhile and it’s because I’ve been going through a period of transition in my life. My boyfriend is moving to Atlanta for work and neither of us thought that Long Distance would be a good option. Granted, we’ve only been dating for 6 months but because of our age,... Read more »

How to Get "Moviestar" Lashes on the Cheap

Recently, I started following the Amazing Lash Studio location in Streeterville on Facebook. They had a ton of grand opening events and specials including the one that caught my eye to be a “lash model.” This involved being a model so the staff can practice putting lashes on people. The best part was that it... Read more »

Saving on Travel

Maybe it’s just me but I’ve really caught the travel bug recently. I can’t stop thinking about future destinations and trips I’m wanting to plan. For example, my girlfriends and I usually take one big trip a year and this year we are thinking about New Orleans. I haven’t been there since high school, so... Read more »

Nutrition- The Dangers of Sugar

In keeping with my health posts for the new year, I want to continue on with nutrition. This week, I want to delve into the dangers of sugar. This is a topic close to my heart, as I have always loved sweets, especially chocolate. These are some of the things I learned in the discussion... Read more »

New Year, New You- Nutrition

In the spirit of staying healthy in the new year, this post will be the firstĀ of a few posts about health. I was lucky enough to attend a lunch ‘n learn with Registered Dietitian, Randi Komisar. She spoke about nutrition and the dangers of sugar. Some tips that Ms. Komisar gave about healthy eating are... Read more »

Saving Money on Clothes

I’m one of those people that are always looking for a good deal. I like trendy clothing but don’t like to pay too much for it, since it’s going to go out of style in a hot minute anyways. Some of my favorite online clothing boutiques offer cute clothing for low prices. Here are a... Read more »

How to Beat the "Sunday Scaries"

If you are unfamiliar with the “Sunday Scaries” it is the fear and anxiety one feels when the weekend is over and the workweek starts again tomorrow. Recently, I’ve been able to keep these feelings at bay by keeping myself occupied and preparing myself for the next week. Here are some tips that I hope... Read more »

Staying Thrifty in 2017

Long time no post, sorry about that. One of my resolutions for this year is to start blogging again regularly. I love hearing about how you have used my tips and tricks for saving money in this wonderful city of ours. I want to improve and expand the blog for 2017 and keep giving you... Read more »

Birthday Freebies!

As this is my birthday week, I wanted to let everyone in on the amazing freebies that are available to everyone for your birthday. These range from small things like a cup of coffee to meals at your favorite restaurants. Here are some of my favorites: -Free Coffee: Both of the major coffee chains, Dunkin... Read more »