Deck the Halls (in Plaid!)

By | December 7th, 2015|#trending, broke girl's budget, step into my closet|

While my original photog, Katie, was home for Thanksgiving, we reserved a day for photoshoots. It just so happens that I had purchased a few new items recently! Ok, so that's the case any given week, but still. The weather in New England has been unusually mild lately, which gave me the perfect opportunity to [...]

Gifts That Give Back

By | December 2nd, 2015|#trending, green with envy, to do list|

"'Maybe Christmas,' he thought, 'doesn't come from a store. Maybe Christmas...perhaps...means a little bit more!'" - The Grinch This is my favorite quote to repeat every holiday season. It also happens to come from one of my all time favorite movies. I think this is something we all tend to forget during the hustle and bustle of this [...]

Cyber Monday

By | November 30th, 2015|#trending, broke girl's budget, to do list|

Happy Cyber Monday, everyone! This is the one day a year I give myself free reign (within reason, of course) to fill those online carts and ACTUALLY go through with submitting my credit card info. Did I say the one day? Maybe I meant one of many days. Whatever. ;) Since I'm getting a later start on my Cyber Monday [...]

Colorful Friday (and Saturday!)

By | November 28th, 2015|#trending, step into my closet, to do list|

Black Friday is so overrated. I know - I'm one of the world's worst shopaholics and I don't shop on Black Friday. My high school girlfriends and I used to, but we went more for something to do than for the supposedly amazing sales. We would get together for coffee and saunter over to the [...]

Color Me Cured

By | November 5th, 2015|#trending, to do list, uncolored reviews|

November is National Diabetes Month. The goal is to spread awareness of the disease that is so often misunderstood and stigmatized. As I mentioned in my diabetes series earlier this fall, diabetes kills more people per year than AIDS and breast cancer combined. Type 1 diabetes is responsible for an estimated loss of life expectancy [...]