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20 Budget Friendly Summer Steals

Summer is here! Well, the unofficial start to summer that is but if you live in the desert like me, anything over 100 degrees warrants the start of summer. May and June in the valley of the sun aren’t the worst but as soon as late June rolls around and we push into July and…

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Mother’s Day Gift Guide on a Budget

If you ask me, I think the ultimate thing on a Mom’s list for Mother’s Day is this: Do nothing. Like literally nothing. I can not imagine that I am the only one who has this topping our list. We don’t want to prep a breakfast, clean the house for company, grocery shop for the…

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Gimme All the Leggings, Thank You.

Okay, let’s talk about something that hits the deepest part of my soul…my love for leggings. They are life. They are like a warm hug from Jesus Himself. And as we all stay put in our homes and no real need to put on a pair of pants or shorts with a button…leggings have become…

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Budget Friendly Self Care at Home

Here we are….in our homes for longer than we ever have before with little ability to just walk into our favorite nail salon, hair salon or spa. Yes, many states still have “we are open for business” signs but many don’t. Plus, many of us are just using this time to adhere to the government…

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10 Cheap Finds that Rival the Designer Originals

Ooops, she did it again?! Don’t eye roll, YET. Yes, it’s another “list” but Sis, I have been holding in these secrets for toooooo long…they have to come out, NOW. Why?? Because there is not one reason you need to go out and spend hundreds of dollars on a PRICEY designer hand bag or pair…

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This Entire Wardrobe is From Wal-Mart

I LOVE WAL-MART! There, I said it. Like one of my fave stores because I can find the BEST rivals to the expensive looks you see floating around Instagram land or Facebook world. Here is the thing: there is nothing wrong with choosing expensive high priced clothes. That is your choice. But for me, it…

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Classic Work Ready Wear on a Budget

It’s been about 10 years now but there was a time I didn’t even blink when I would walk into Nordstrom or Banana Republic and buy a dress for $200. GASP, right?! But let me make something super clear, if you spend that kind of money on a dress that is 100 percent your choice.…

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Gym Clothes on a Budget

I LOVE leggings. Like if they were my 3rd child I would love them and cherish them and start a college fund to preserve them forever. I am #dramatic, do not even say you don’t know what you got into with me as your sister friend…you know. It is all good. You know that I…

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Budget Friendly Make Up for the WIN

Budget friendly make up

For some of my new friends here, you may not know this but I was a TV news anchor in Phoenix, Arizona for nearly 15 years. I started at the bottom…literally worked in a small closet turned TV studio and reported traffic for the top rated morning show here in Phoenix. Guess how much sister…

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30 Favorite Budget Friendly Must Haves

You know I don’t love the ‘B’ word…shhhh…don’t say it. You know ahem…budget.😬😬 But I have been living on a cash flow plan, a cooler way to say ‘budget’ without saying it. Basically, since 2011, when we went totally BROKE, we have created a plan for our money and stuck to it every month since…

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