Making Up is Hard to Do: My Makeup Picks

By | February 20th, 2019|broke girl's budget, make-up shake-up, uncolored reviews|

One day at the beginning of January, while high on the fresh promise of New Year’s resolutions, I woke up and decided I was going to teach myself how to do makeup. Yes, I already wear makeup, but my current routine consists of using my fingers to slather on some concealer and then layering on [...]

Oui ou Non? My Guide to Paris

By | December 8th, 2018|broke girl's budget, to do list, wise words|

I’ve been talking about going to Paris for the last couple of years, but for one reason or another it never worked out. I had been with my family as a kid, but I was too young to fully appreciate it. Earlier this fall, I finally said YOLO! I asked my best friend from home, [...]

Welcome to My Crib: Studio Apartment Tour

By | August 23rd, 2017|broke girl's budget, Color Me Fun, step into my closet|

Those of you close to me will know I hated my former apartment. The unit itself was actually very cute, but the complex was exactly the kind of place you have nightmares about when moving into your first "real" apartment by yourself. Rather than focus on the details of that, let's just chalk it up to [...]

How to Wear Gingham Like a Cool Girl

By | May 29th, 2017|#trending, broke girl's budget, Color Me Stylish, pop culture|

Earlier this month, I gave you some tips on how to wear tulle without looking like a little girl in her first dance class. Today, I'm tackling GINGHAM. I've always been a huge fan of gingham, and I have absolutely zero shame in it. That being said, I know some people are a little freaked [...]

(Drugstore) Beauty Queen

By | May 9th, 2017|broke girl's budget, make-up shake-up|

It’s no secret that I spend most of my money on clothing. (I’m working on it, ok?) Which means that there’s not much leftover for makeup and hair products. Then there’s also the fact that I press snooze every few minutes for two hours long. Every. Single. Morning. I barely have time to throw clothes [...]

How to Wear Tulle IRL

By | May 3rd, 2017|#trending, broke girl's budget, Color Me Stylish|

When you hear the word tulle, your mind probably jumps to an image of a ballerina. Or a prom dress gone wrong. But tulle isn't just for dancers or gaudy teens. In fact, it can be super chic. So here I am to show you how to wear tulle in real life—no ballet slippers required. If [...]

Lookin’ Bomb

By | March 15th, 2017|#trending, broke girl's budget|

Satin bomber jackets are all the rage right now. And while I was reticent to reveal my love for them at first, I've decided to fully own it. Literally and figuratively...I'm ordering one today. I'm all about casual-cool looks these days, and these bombers are basically the definition of that style. They're comfortable, easy to [...]

Think Outside the Bag

By | May 3rd, 2016|#trending, broke girl's budget, green with envy|

Obviously you know by now that I appreciate fashion that's a little quirky... just like me! So when I saw the above image on Kate Spade's Twitter account the other day, I nearly died and went to quirky-handbag-heaven. Umm, that presentation with the dirt and shovel? Cuteness overload. I appreciate a well thought out and [...]

Health on a Budget: Thrive Market

By | April 12th, 2016|broke girl's budget, guilt-free goodies, satisfying snacks, uncolored reviews|

I always say things like "I can't wait until I can afford to do all my grocery shopping at Whole Foods" or "I wish eating healthy wasn't so freaking expensive." Well, I'm not going to say these problems have totally been solved, but I am getting there! I recently signed up for Thrive Market, an online [...]

Throwing Shade: Quay Sunglasses

By | March 29th, 2016|#trending, broke girl's budget|

What do Shay Mitchell, Miley Cyrus, Gwen Stefani, Emma Roberts, JLo, Lauren Conrad and Vanessa Hudgens have in common? Well, aside from being fabulous A-listers, they all wear the same brand of sunglasses: Quay Australia. So do Kylie Jenner, Cara Delevingne, Gigi Hadid, Beyonce...ok, you get it. They're popular. When I first noticed the shades [...]