How To Wear Layers Like A Pro!

Happy Monday! The start of this new week is exciting for me.  I will get to see how my 1st month of budgeting went and I will be celebrating my friend’s birthday in New Orleans this weekend. The only problem I am having is this crazy bipolar weather. Am I the only one who doesn’t know what to wear. Although I check the weather each morning I just can’t seems to wear the right amount of clothing.  Therefore, I’ve been layering my outfits more lately. 

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5 Tips To Wearing A Shift Dress Without Looking Frumpy!

Yay, for Friday. I am so happy the weekend is here, the weather in Alabama has been amazing this week! Spring is almost upon us and I couldn’t be happier. During this time when the weather is cool in the morning and warmer in the afternoons, I love to wear a good “throw on” dress as I call it. This a dress that you can throw on and look well put together. A shift dress is a perfect example of this as they are so versatile and easy to wear.

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How To Create A Budget

Happy Hump Day! This week is almost over and it’s the last week of February! Where has the time gone? This is my third week on my new budget and everything seems to being going well! If you missed my last post, My Personal Debt Story, is discusses the start of my financial journey. Whether your debt free or trying to eliminate it, you will need a budget. Creating a budget can be overwhelming at first, but it is a trial and error process, you will have it down to a science in no time.

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Pussy Bow Shirt & Ruffle Skirt

Happy Monday & President’s day!  I hope everyone had an amazing weekend. I had a super busy weekend, work, exercising, guest and of course my newest obsession budgeting! If you are off today, lucky you, I am at the office working hard for my money, lol! If you have been following me for a while, then you know I love retro clothing. Although I am not girlie girl, but when it comes to retro clothing I’m all in. I love to find unique pieces that flatter my figure. I found this amazing skirt at my local thrift store for $3.99 and could not pass it up. 

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The Perfect Parka & Winter Sale Tips

Happy Friday! It has been a long week and it’s going to be an even longer weekend for me. I am working this weekend in an effort to help me on my debt free journey.  As usual Alabama has decided it wants to have some winter weather after all the nice weather we’ve been having lately. As result, I want to start collecting more winter staple pieces, ones that will last me for years to come. I made sure to catch them on sale, I love to save money and one way is to keep an eye out for great end of season sale.

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My Personal Debt Story


As you guys will recall I talked about my goals for 2017 in my New Year, Bigger Dreams post a couple of weeks ago. One those goals was to save more money, in order to start saving I must look back at my financial story. I was always good a saving money and finding great deals. I started working at the age 14 ,I have only been unemployed for 1 month in past 23 years. Although I had a stable work history my finances were a mess!

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Single on Valentine’s Day? No Worries!!

It’s that time of year again, the day we celebrate love! Cupid is shooting his love arrows and all is right is the world, NOT, lol! Not everyone is living the fairytail Valentines like we see on TV, some of us are single and ok with that.
So I am newly divorced after being married for 14 years. Although I have spent several Valentine Days alone during that time, it is still hard. Looking back its makes me sad to remember those sad and lonely feelings I felt on that day.  But don’t be like me, it is ok to take your time to grieve a lost love or  remember a failed relationship, but don’t stay there you eventually have to move on.
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How To Winter Whites

Happy Monday! It is a gloomy rainy day here in Alabama, so I thought I would brighten it up today with this winter white outfit. Winter white is a color that is hard to pull off; I also wanted to try it but didn’t have enough courage to actually do it. As you may know or if you’re new here, I am breaking down my comfort walls and stepping outside of my box this year and this outfit is definitely out of my comfort zone!

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Retro Queen- Francis Mini Dress

Happy Friday! Another work week gone and the weekend is ours to conquer. Planning to work on some blog post and record a couple of videos this weekend. I’ve been invited to a super bowel party I’m not huge football fan, but hey free food and friends can’t go wrong with that. If you’ve been following for awhile you know I’m drawn to retro styles. I have posted a couple of post here and here showcasing some vintage clothing I have styled. 

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How to Style Patterned Pants

Happy February 1st, tomorrow is my one month blogging anniversary and I have learned so much! I have actually connected with some amazing bloggers this month and looking forward to more connections and meetings in the future. Today we are talking about patterned pants. Many people love the idea and have even admired patterned pants, but never really knew how to style them.  Many shoppers are intimidated by the idea of purchasing patterned pants. As a result some choose not to wear them. Being a fellow shopper I too was intimated by patterned pants.

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