Revolutionize Your Beauty Routine w/ Real Techniques by Sam & Mic

Disclosure: Post sponsored by Mirum Shopper but all opinions are my own. Please see below for additional disclosure. It’s easy to get into a beauty rut when you’re busy.  I’ve simplified my wardrobe, systematized my lunch plans and did pretty much the same thing when it came to beauty for the last several years.  AnythingContinue Reading

Posted on: 28 March 2017 | 1:35 pm

How to Save on Cosmetics and Beauty Supplies

As a thrifty gal obsessed with beauty, hair, and makeup, I’ve had quite a lot of experience shopping for products. While my vast collection of goodies contains both $50 products and dollar store finds, the one thing I can say that I do with everything I purchase is I research, sample, and scope out theContinue Reading

Posted on: 23 March 2017 | 9:00 am

How to Score the Best Deals on Airbnb

While Airbnb used to be a frugal paradise, hosts were able to charge more and more for their various properties once word spread of its convenience and necessity. Previously, ten dollars could get you a night at a penthouse apartment and a free breakfast if you were patient enough to sort through the riffraff. Now thatContinue Reading

Posted on: 19 March 2017 | 9:00 am

OMG. I’m Buying a Friggin’ House.

It’ll be just like Fixer Upper!  Yes, that’s a blog post title I never thought I’d be typing. Me, buying a house.  It seems so..”30.”  Honestly- buying a house wasn’t even on my wish list, because I’ve been in a perpetual state of rebellion since my life got turned upside down in 2014, and anythingContinue Reading

Posted on: 13 March 2017 | 7:00 am

How to Choose a Savings Account That’s Right for You

Back in the ol’ days, before the Internet came along and saved us from the likes of reading real books and having actual, in-person conversations, there weren’t a whole lot of options for savings accounts. Generally, you chose a bank as close to your home as possible, since deposits and withdrawals required a trip toContinue Reading

Posted on: 5 March 2017 | 7:00 am

Expecting or Adopting? Score These Free Baby Items for Just the Cost of Shipping!

While I am not a mom, I’ve been to my share of baby showers to know how ridonkulously expensive little ones can be. Even if you are determined to raise your kiddo with as few “gadgets” as possible, the most basic items can still cost a pretty penny. Add diapers, formula/breastfeeding supplies, extra food, andContinue Reading

Posted on: 27 February 2017 | 3:34 pm

How to Qualify for the Best Mortgage Possible

While the housing market has certainly recovered from the 2009 crash, banks aren’t as lend-happy as they were a decade ago. While this is actually a good thing,  it also means that you may have to do a bit more work or have a better financial history than if you bought ten years ago. IContinue Reading

Posted on: 30 January 2017 | 7:00 am

How to Know When You are Ready to Buy a Home

As some of you know, my fella and I are saving for a house. I know, look at me acting all adultish, right? Frankly, it blows my mind. But seriously, it has been a steep learning curve. There are things we have to consider and plan for that I hadn’t even thought of. It’s justContinue Reading

Posted on: 24 January 2017 | 4:17 pm

How to Save Big Bucks on Your Wedding Dress

While splurging on your wedding is not a new thing, I blame the show “Say Yes to the Dress” for making modern brides feel the need to spend thousands and thousands of dollars on their dress. Seriously, y’all, that is just ridonkulous. This is a dress you will be wearing for one day; you doContinue Reading

Posted on: 11 January 2017 | 7:00 am

The Absolutely Best Time to Book Flights To Save Money

Booking flights has become more of an art form than an agenda item for many people. It seems that everyone has their own secret strategy on how they can score the best deal. As November and December hit, this discussion amplifies as family and friends seem to cover more and more ground across multiple states,Continue Reading

Posted on: 9 January 2017 | 7:00 am