Have you Plopped Yet?

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Or have you Plunked? Frankly I prefer the name Plunking rather than Plopping but hey I didn’t come up with the name.  Anyways..the name refers to a hair styling technique for (mostly) curly haired girls in which you ”plop” all of your hair on top of your head and wrap it in a towel or t-shirt to dry and the results […]

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Re-post: Only Use in the Event of an Emergency

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A couple of days ago LadyBowTie celebrated her 1st birthday.  In celebration, I wanted to re-post a bunch of my favorites from this last year for my new readers to enjoy and so you could reminisce with me.~Cori Only Use in the Event of an Emergency My problem isn’t with what people choose to spend […]

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Re-Post: The Joneses

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A couple of days ago LadyBowTie celebrated her 1st birthday.  In celebration, I wanted to re-post a bunch of my favorites from this last year for my new readers to enjoy and so you could reminisce with me.~Cori The Joneses I just watched this movie, The Joneses, and I thought, Wow! this is perfect for […]

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Do You Buy Motivation?

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This is my interpretation of a great quote I read somewhere: A new pair of Nikes will not make you go to the gym. A Kitchen Aid stand mixer will not put healthier food of the table. A Kindle will not make you read more books. A bottle of Chanel nail polish will not get you that […]

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The Prosperty Game

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A post from one of my favorite blogs The Eventual Millionaire.  How do you measure wealth? What does it mean to you? What are your true goals financially?  The point of this post is to really understand what you want to do with your money.  Once you understand how you value money you can stop […]

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Are You in Denial?

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Again, from those great writers at Daily Worth I found this short and eye-opening confessional of how one couple got into $30,000 in credit card debt.  I bring this up again, because that is what I do.  I want to talk about fashion and I want to talk about being honest about your finances.  Many times […]

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Do I Want or Do I Need This?

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Continuing on with my fashionable and financially healthful series of articles I’ve been collecting for you.  I read this case study if you will, of an all too common financial scenario.  A woman has to overcome a major financial upheaval in her life, in this case a divorce.  Even though she dumped the husband, she […]

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$1 Store Junkie

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There are two types (well probably more than two) of over-shoppers 1) The Bargain Shopper who loves a good sale.  He or she would rather get 10 of something cheap than 1 good quality item. They see a T-shirt on sale and buy-up the whole lot of them. And forgetaboutit if there is a coupon! In reality its all […]

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Kill the Shopping Monster

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Something I preach to my fellow fashionistas, shoe addicts and beauty fanatics is the power and the drawl of the “shopping monster”.  The shopping monster strikes for me the most when I’m bored or when I have to travel.  I want new things. It doesn’t matter what it is, I want to look for it, […]

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Article Series: Money Envy

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I would like to start posting and sharing more articles I write and find on spending healthfully.  You’ve heard of eating healthfully, well you can learn how to shop healthfully as well.  I read a lot on fashion obviously, but I also read a lot on finances, saving and being fiscally responsible.  You could say […]

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