No Spend January: My Commitment to Stop Shopping

Day 21. No spend January is in full swing and so far I have successfully stuck to my goal of not spending any money on clothes this month. Current update? Still appears to be breathing and showing signs of life… Hard to believe, I know! When I wrote down my goals at the beginning of this year, I decided that I was going to get serious about my finances. I mean REALLY serious. So serious, in fact, that I decided that I wasn’t going to spend a single dollar on clothes this month. Yep. No tops, dresses, socks…

Cold Weather Essentials For Winter In Ohio

The first snowfall of the year is always so magical. No matter what kind of opinion you have in regards to Winter or snow, you have to admit that there is something truly amazing about seeing the first few flakes fall from the sky and settle on the ground. The bright white powder perched delicately on the trees, the sound of the snow crunching under your feet, and the calming sensation of complete stillness in the air. While the sight of snow can be truly breathtaking, I must say that I have had a love/hate relationship with snow over…

Ugly Christmas Sweaters For Your Next Party

The Christmas season is upon us! Well, the season has actually been upon us via the retail/commercial world for several weeks, but now that Thanksgiving is over, more of us may be willing to get into the Christmas spirit. Sorry to say guys but I am definitely one of those people that has the Christmas decorations up the second the turkey is cleared off the table… With all the hustle and bustle that comes with this time of year, the season is sure to bring lots of parties. It is a time to celebrate this joyous holiday and…