Advice To My Teenage Self

Sponsored post by Mirum Shopper . Opinions are 100% my own. Today I am getting sort of personal... it's probably not a surprise because I am kinda good at doing that. Ha! Let's take this back about 16 years ago. I just started high school and boy, was I ever aware of my … [Read more...]

My New Definition of “Me Time”

  This is a sponsored conversation written by me on behalf of PEOPLE®, StyleWatch®, InStyle®, and Sunset®. The opinions and text are all mine. The last few years, life has seemed liked it has been on a speeding train. I find that I'm spending less and less time on … [Read more...]

When Frugality Goes too Far..

  Warning: I am about to be REAL in this blog post..  It's not meant to hurt your feelings, more t0 make you think about things.  If you are easily offended, feel free to skip on over this.  Have you ever looked at a blog post, "frugal tactic" or whatever else and … [Read more...]

The year of me.

    As the new year comes,  we all tend to think about how this new year can be different. Maybe you want to stop eating junk food, lose weight, stop smoking or whatever your "feel better" goal might be.   This year, I really just want to focus on ME. … [Read more...]

Never feel guilty about life changes.

  I have a confession. I've had a lot of life changes in the past few months.. and for some reason I felt guilty about them. There are just a few but they are kind of big.. considering I am supposed to be the frugal diva you all know and love. I started using Essential … [Read more...]

Where I’ve been!

Hope you didn't notice.. but I was on vacation! I like to keep things running the same on the blog and am lucky to have one amazing helper who has kept things running smoothly while I've been on vacation-- (first one in 5 years!) we were  in Ireland for 12 days. It's been … [Read more...]