How to Cut Back on Frivolous Spending

Now that I’m in the final days of saving for a car, I’m trying to minimize spending wherever I can. These are a few things I’ve stopped doing in order to cut back on frivolous spending.  Featured photo was first seen here

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Down South Home Office

Ever since I moved into my apartment, I had been having issues finding the right desk for my home office. I had found my office chair at a thrift store (see this thrift store chair makeover here) and couldn’t find a desk that was the right size for the nook I was planning on converting

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Thrift Store Chair Makeover

Last year while at a volunteer event at a thrift store with my team from the office, I found my dream chair- solid wood, Louis the XV style chair with tufted arms but it was just in need of a little TLC and some new fabric before it became my actual dream chair. The greatest thing about this

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This is What you Voted to See More of in 2018

To wrap up a great year of 2017, I polled some of you over on Instagram to see what you wanted more of using Instagram’s new Story Poll feature (P.S. are you following on Instagram? If not, pop over here to do so!). I wanted to get a feel for what you want in 2018

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4 Ways to Set Yourself Up For Success in the New Year

With the New Year approaching quickly, it’s time to start thinking about ways to pave a better path for ourselves in 2018. This year I want to challenge you to think outside of the box when setting goals. Instead of making the “I want to lose weight commitment”, set a goal that says “I want

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Small Gestures that Make Big Impacts

Thank you PayPal for sponsoring this post. Shop small merchants with PayPal to make your holiday shopping a breeze. This time of year is one of my favorites. There are tons of opportunity to discover unique gifts with all the gift guides floating around, the sugar consumption is unparalleled, wine is a constant staple at

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5 Tips to Help Host Guests During the Holidays

I’m a traditionalist when it comes to Holiday decorating: I like greens, vibrant reds, punchy patterns and any excuse to pull out plaid pillows and plaid ribbons for the tree. I always love decorating to the nines over the Holidays because you will inevitably have guests coming in and out at a moment’s notice. When

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A Unique Gift to Give During the Holidays

When I was younger, my uncle would always gift us these gorgeous wood pens. He was (and still is) interested in unique wood carvings made from exotic and rare woods, of which names escape me, but were stunning pieces to look at regardless. The wood pens were special because he carved each piece by hand,

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Great Gifts for CoWorkers

This post was written in partnership with Burt’s Bees. If you’ve been following this blog from the beginning, you know how much I love their tinted lip balms, so all opinions forthcoming are my own. I’m a gift giver. Ever since I can remember, I was always making cookies, packaging a drawing or waking up

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