Preparing your closet for fall- on a budget.

If you’re anything like me, a change of season gets you super exited beyond compare, to start re -vamping your wardrobe. This might seem hard when you’re budgeting or attempting a no spend year. Ok. It’s hard for me. It’s super hard for me, I love clothes but I decided to challenge myself, and nowContinue reading “Preparing your closet for fall- on a budget.”

I’m starting my five no spend months challenge on Wednesday 15th of July and I will blog about my progress weekly to hold myself accountable.

This weekend, while I was cleaning out the garage and the house I’ve been renovating and moving stuff around in for way too long, I came to an understanding. The understanding being that I didn’t want to be moving things around my whole life, and that I finally just wanted to know where my stuffContinue reading “I’m starting my five no spend months challenge on Wednesday 15th of July and I will blog about my progress weekly to hold myself accountable.”

Capsule wardrobing part six: Finding your style with Vogue’s quick fire questions.

Going from nothing to wear to ready to wear. How did I get to this low point, you might ask yourself. Well, my friends, having absolutely nothing to wear when your closet is stacked with clothes can be caused by many factors. I will go over a few later on this blog  but this one isContinue reading “Capsule wardrobing part six: Finding your style with Vogue’s quick fire questions.”

capsule wardrobing step 3

Capsule Wardrobing step 3 After weeding out your closet aka donating what is ill fitting or just doesn’t make you happy and storing items that aren’t for this season. You’ve lived at least two weeks with a capsule that, like mine, probably is far from perfect. If you have had to buy clothes because you didn’tContinue reading “capsule wardrobing step 3”

Tips to keep your food budget in check.

I’ve tried many methods over the years and what I still struggle with the most is keeping my food budget. I’m a single women with no kids, so I’m guessing this must be even so much harder when you have toddlers that have specific tastes or adolecents that only like the branded products. I’ve goneContinue reading “Tips to keep your food budget in check.”

Saving on your food budget

Despite the fact that many of us are going to the supermarket with a grocery list. We mostly still return with more stuff that we had planned on to. This is because food is such an essential expense and basic need in order to survive. It’s impossible to, unlike other categories like clothing or entertainment,Continue reading “Saving on your food budget”

Why using your bare essentials budget as a guide for your emergency fund, is bullshit

If you think of it rationally. It is always good to know what you absolutely NEED in order to survive. That being a roof over your head, utilities paid and food. However I don’t see how this information, other than to make it easier for you to set up your budget, could help. And whatContinue reading “Why using your bare essentials budget as a guide for your emergency fund, is bullshit”