Articles on Style & Beauty

Curbing my temptation to shop: How I’m dampening my enthusiasm

Trying to cut back on shopping is hard. The key for me is to not be tempted.

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I am not saving money just to deprive myself of things

It’s not that I have some sick desire to hoard every penny I have and never spend my money like some Scrooge McDuck. I am […]

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The best times of the week and year to buy clothing

As a general rule of thumb, go just as the season is ending, as retailers need to clear seasonal stock! The following information comes via […]

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We waste about half of our food each year

For Canadians, about 51% of food gets wasted (thrown in the garbage) and Americans waste about 40%, and worldwide we waste about 1/3 of our food […]

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Clothes don’t make a person, but they sure speak before you do

Let’s get it out of the way that I loathe the concept of investment shopping. I really do. I hate it when people think that […]

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Are you really High Maintenance?

Everyone is always talking about how people who like to spend money on looking nice, are high maintenance. I beg to differ. Someone who is […]

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Financial friends I wish I had early on

When I look back at the start of my college years and into the early years of my career, I really wish I hadn’t been […]

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Went shopping today and didn’t buy anything

You must be shaking your head thinking: HOW!? This girl is a crazy shopaholic, and she is living in NYC for goodness!! THIS IS THE FIRST […]

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To tailor or not to tailor?

I’m frustrated right now with my wardrobe. It’s not that I don’t have the perfect pieces or that I feel like I have nothing to […]

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May 2012: What I Bought

Aside from my chopsticks purchase, I really thought I haven’t been spending much… but then I went through my budget and realized I bought more […]

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My Wardrobe Count: What I own and how much it all cost

Am I crazy? Yes. Do I like to shop? Yes! Do I have a lot of free time? I did, when I wrote this post! […]

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