Posts by tag: New Year

The months leading up to Christmas take a beating on my bank account. Anybody else feel the same way? We’ve got Christmas gifts, holiday outfits, New Year’s Eve outfit and cozy winter accessories all that are just draining our bank accounts. So, I’ve decided to challenge myself and participate in no shop January. My goal is to not buy any clothes, shoes, accessories or home decor for the entire month of January. I’m very curious to see how much money I can save just in a month buy not spending money on those items. I’m really trying to buckle down for the next couple of months because I plan to buy a house soon. Every little bit helps, right? If you would like to join me in this challenge I have come up with some tips to help pull back on the spending. The following are tips to help you […]

As I pack for my trip to Riviera Maya to celebrate the New Year, I’m looking back on my year. It was such a crazy but good year. I know we always say that the years go by so fast but this year truly did for me. I’ve grown so much. I’ve had heartbreak and experienced new love. I walked away from my past to look forward to my future.  I saved money all year to finally buy a house (more to come on that). I was lucky enough to be able to lean on my parents, I can’t thank them enough for what they’ve done for me and what they’ve sacrificed for me. Not just over the past year but for my whole life.  I also cherish the new friendships I’ve made this year. Unfortunately when you go through a divorce, you also lose friendships. Sometimes friends take sides, […]