Holiday Gift Guide: Stocking Stuffers

Shopping for stocking stuffers is one of my favorite parts of the holiday season! Stocking stuffers tend to be less expensive than big ticket items, but they are still totally useful and often a welcome surprise for the recipient! I try to pick out cute little trinkets that reflect my loved ones personalities, or buyRead more

Holiday Gift Guide: Gift Boxes for Everyone!

It’s Mid-December! Some of you are rejoicing; happy that you’ve already accomplished all of your shopping. The stockings are hung by the chimney with care, and all of your gifts are already (carefully) wrapped and alphabetized by name of the recipient. Or, on the opposite end of the spectrum, you’re realizing that you’ve gotten noRead more

My Favorite Winter Perfume + Holiday Giveaway!

Hi Socialites! I’d like to start this post by thanking each and every one of my readers for sharing their thoughts and opinions on my Holiday Budget post! I’m glad that I was able to help some on their quest to keep their pockets semi-full this holiday season, and I myself will be using someRead more

Beautiful Holiday Cards

Tis the season to be jolly…and thoughtful! Nothing warms my heart more than to open up the mailbox and find a beautiful holiday card inside! The holiday season is one that everyone can get excited about and spread a little comfort and cheer! Whether you celebrate Hanukkah (like me!), Kwanzaa, or Christmas, there is aRead more

10 Ways to Maintain Your Budget (and Sanity!) This Holiday Season

How to stay on budget

The Holiday Season (Thanksgiving through the New Year) is a time of excitement, joy, laughter, and relaxation. It can also be a time of anxiety, stress, and frustration, particularly for those who are on a tight budget, those who tend to splurge and feel guilty later, or those who simply feel uncomfortable watching their checking/savingsRead more