I am the opposite of the girl who goes to Sephora to relax. I like to find my favorite products and stick with them, adhering to a relatively minimalist beauty routine. In large part, this is because I hate to waste money on products that are not tried and true. I have a ritual of refreshing my…continue reading
In my most recent fall/winter ten-item wardrobe post, I mentioned that one of my motivations for keeping my closet relatively small is that I'm avoiding fast fashion as much as possible. This year, I want to take that commitment a step further and take the Fairdare, as a New Year's resolution.
I recently discovered the…continue reading
My Christmas shopping is done and, though the holiday is not yet past, my mind has been on conserving, now and in the coming year. When I started staying home full-time, when my second daughter was born, I looked for creative ways to save money wherever I could. These are a few of my favorite…continue reading
We have a large extended family on my side, so several years ago, we adopted the tradition of drawing names and buying for one person each for Christmas, rather than buying gifts for every person in the family (though, my two daughters are the only little ones in the family and, in the past, have…continue reading