Men Are Simple – Women Are Not 

Before a bunch of dudes get their boxers in a knot, this isn’t a blog about dissing your gender or emasculating men.   Today what I am talking about specifically is the world of dating between men and women.  How men will say or do one thing and how women try to “interpret” or “mind …

Shopping Ban Update for July

Here is an update on my “Shopping Ban” which is turning more into a shopping reduction. I cannot say I have been successful, but I am absolutely more aware of how I am spending my money. I am tracking everything I buy now on an app called “Spending” (free); which has bar charts and pie …

Snowballing Debt

A couple of months ago I thought the snowballing method was just taking every spare penny which was not being used up in your budget and throwing it at one of your debts, like a snowball fight! It is a bit more strategic than just randomly throwing extra money on whatever debt.   Snowballing has its …

Champagne Taste on a Beer Budget

I love champagne, I love Louis Vuitton and all things Chanel. Above all things I love to travel and Europe is my favorite destination to hit. The last time I was in Europe was when I explored the UK which included England, Wales, Scotland and Ireland with my best friend & greatest travel companion Jenn. …

The Five Piece French Wardrobe

When I think of fashion, I think of Paris, France and Coco Chanel.  Parisians are known for their smart dressing and style; the women have that “Je ne sais quoi” mystery about them.  They drink gallons of wine, and eat truck loads of baguettes paired with the most delectable cheeses, yet remain svelte and healthy. …