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Category: Finances

Making New Years Resolutions You’ll Actually Keep

Resolutions. No one keeps them. Everyone has the best intentions. But then Life happens. Or you go back to making excuses about how you’ll start the next week. Still eat bad. Still don’t exercise. Still don’t save money. Whatever it may be… most…

Fall Must Have Fashion Staples on a Budget

Fall. One of my favorite times of year. The changing of the leaves, crisp mornings, pumpkin spice lattes,  new season of Walking Dead and football. All reasons to love this time of year. But more important it brings the changing of the wardrobe. Out with the sleeveless tops, short shorts…

Princess Progress: August 2016

As August comes to a close, I kinda feel like summer does with it. It sucks but with it comes the relief that I really only have to worry about being in a bikini for Labor Day and then get a break until next year. Maybe I’ll actually be…

A Love Letter to Things I Miss

Dear Pedis, Manis, and especially Botox, Its been a few months since we’ve spent time together. I haven’t forgotten about any of you. This break we are taking… It’s tearing me apart. I think of you always. Every time I look in the mirror I’m reminded…

Debt is like Chlamydia…

Debt is like Chlamydia…. Curable, but no one wants to be with you while you got it. Seriously. So about a week and a half ago I got the dreaded phone call from a guy I had dated earlier this year. Things had started going fairly fast with us since…

When Life Suckerpunches

So lately I’ve been feeling rather overwhelmed. Nothing major. Just a bunch of little things adding up. I’m feeling like I’m in a Life Slump. Kinda sucks because the beginning of the year had me pumped. New job, new outlook, new motivation. Maybe its…

How a Princess Got in Debt… Twice

So before I get too far into my blogging adventures, I should probably share a little bit about how I found myself in this situation. You see, this isn’t the first time I’ve been in massive debt. About 8 years ago, I was in the exact same place…

A Princess’s Tips on How to Cut Costs

So you wake up one morning and realize that your life is falling apart around you because the debt is out of control. I get it. I hit that realization a few months ago (see the drama of that realization here) and it was far from pleasant. It’s not…

A Shopaholic Goes Cold Turkey

So in a quest to get this whole debt thing I’ve got going on under control, I’m realizing I have a serious addiction. Not drugs, not alcohol, not eating. Shopping. I like to spend money. No, I LOVE to spend money. I have an instant gratification…

2nd Jobs or Secret Lives

So in a quest to get my money under control as quickly as possible, I have made a rather necessary decision: I need a second job. The problem is I don’t have time for a true second job. I have a full time job in Corporate America. I…