Consignment – New Clothes & Extra Cash

Happy Martin Luther King Day! I was feeling a little chill and boyish on this wonderful four-day weekend, so I pulled out one of my favorite thrifted oversized sweaters. I paired it with my favorite pair of American Eagle boyfriend jeans, and my new favorite sneakers – these navy blue Reebok Classics. Shopping consignment stores is a great way to not just save, but also make money while shopping. READ MORE…

American Ivy

I’ve been at this whole blog and vlog thing for about two months now. Lately I’ve been asking myself, what’s my end goal here? I originally started this blog to make a difference. To share my knowledge and love for personal finance and fiscal responsibility with people who look like me. As I started researching top bloggers and vloggers, I fell into this notion that in order to be a successful social media influencer, you have to create content about the trendiest brands and most expensive products. But that’s just not me.

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I’m A Maxxinista

Maxxinista (according to the Urban Dictionary): A person who shops at the discount designer department store TJ Maxx. One who finds unique and original designer items at discount prices. Some individuals are obsessed with the store and even know what days they have new merchandise arriving.

Maxxinista (according to me): Me. READ MORE…

End of Season Sales

Why am I so happy? Oh, you should already know. I’m in my “I caught a bomb sale and I’m feeling myself” mood. The best sales happen when a season is just beginning, because stores are trying to get rid of the previous season’s inventory. The discounts have me on a high.

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