The Fashionista’s Guide to Making More Dough

Guide to Making More Dough

Woman Writing via Shutterstock After years of Carrie Bradshaw-esque analyzing and over-analyzing what went horribly wrong with her perfect-on-paper-terrible-in-reality beau, your bestie Bertha has finally found love again, and she’s getting hitched. And yes, it is Facebook official. Which means, you’ll be maid of honor and you’ll be adding to the expanding collection of petunia-colored […]

How to Wear a Mini Skirt

Lily White Zigzag Miniskirt

One of the lyrics in Dave Matthews’ song “Crash into Me” is “hike up your skirt a little more.” Wow, what a perfect beat-the-heat suggestion for this warmer weather, Dave! (Okay, so that part of the song may have other meanings, but we won’t go there). Our interpretation? Why, it’s time to wear a miniskirt! […]

Got a Tummy? Here Are Some Fashion Tips to Help You Out

Got a Tummy

Credit: Shutterstock Dear Budget Fashionista, I just love this site! I have checked it daily for years now! Help—I am a petite bottom (size 12-14) and regular on top (size large or 12). I carry excess weight in my stomach and always have a pooch. When I try on the new styles that are tight […]

Are Prepaid Debit Cards Worth It?

Are Prepaid Debit Cards Worth It

Credit: Shutterstock When a friend of mine cut up her credit card and moved to a cash-only system, I was jealous of her freedom. “It’s great,” she crowed at coffee one day. “I don’t go into debt anymore.” “But,” I countered, “how do you rent a hotel room or a car?” The answer for her […]

Are You a Shopaholic? Here Are Some Tips to Help You Out

Tips for Shopaholics

Credit: V-Shopaholic on Blogspot Dear Budget Fashionista, I am a shopaholic. I love buying clothes, yet I never have anything to wear. I spent $1,500 on Bluefly purchasing shoes, a beautiful leather Lamarthe bag and other clothes. When I don’t shop I feel irritated, like a junkie who needs her next fix. I shop vintage, […]

7 Ways to Navigate Memorial Day Sales

Memorial Day sale

Shutterstock Memorial Day on our shopping calendar is the stuff summer lovin’ is made of: sales tax holidays in some states (if you’re lucky to live in one), massive deals and discounts, and a whole weekend’s worth of excuse to shop around ala-The Fast and The Furious. Now… we personally know how summer euphoria and […]

The Real Beauty Benefits of Sleep

The Real Beauty Benefits of Sleep

Source: Sxld/Flickr When your mother told you to go get your beauty sleep, she wasn’t joking. We all know that sleep is important for our health. That much is true, especially if you know how you look and feel after pulling an all nighter. But did you realize how much sleep actually affects and improves […]