A couple of days ago, a package arrived on our front porch from Aritzia. If you’re unfamiliar with Aritzia, it is a pricy women’s clothing brand that originated in Vancouver, BC in the 80s and has grown into an incredibly successful and highly-recognized name in the fashion world. I was rather surprised to see this … More Why do we pay so much for a brand name?
I’ve been hearing quite a bit about some of us who are using our monetary assistance from the government to purchase things that aren’t exactly essential. The entire concept of the emergency funding from our government is to enable those of us who are financially struggling to be able to maintain a somewhat stable lifestyle … More Stop buying and start looking at what you have
I recently stumbled across a Buzzfeed article sharing some of the niftiest gadgets and gizmos to hit the market this year. I thought it might be sort of fun to share some of these gadgets with you, because let’s face it, who doesn’t appreciate browsing through inventive objects most of us likely will never use? … More Here are some of the hottest 2020 gadgets
Clothing is an inevitable component of our daily lives. We wear it daily without giving it much thought, but unless you’re part of a nudist colony, clothing is something we arguably should be paying a little more attention to in the concept of fast fashion. Fast fashion essentially perpetuates consumeristic tendencies and waste. To keep … More Stop supporting fast fashion
I’ve been an avid Fitbit user for quite some time now. I own the Alta HR slim band model and have been using it for a few years, and for the most part, it’s been a good investment. At least it was until the band started to rip. I went through four different bands for … More Fitbit versus ANEKEN: which is better?
It’s possible you read the title of this post and said to yourself: “Really? A blog post about Homesense?” And, if this was your reaction, it’s rather understandable. Homesense may not be what you consider to be a worthy for a blog post, but I’m hoping to change your mind. About a week ago I … More Homesense: a one-stop shopping haven
I realize the title of this post is a little dramatic. Perhaps even slightly hyperbolic. However, the question is one worth raising with online shopping trends as of late, and I think it’s worth exploring, too. I’ll be completely honest in stating that I rely on online shopping relatively frequently. I have never been a … More Is online shopping taking over the world?
I’m not going to lie and say that I don’t dabble in Black Friday savings, because I do. And I damn well enjoy it. Who doesn’t find satisfaction in saving significant amounts of money on something you’ve been eyeing for a while? An article from Folio explains what it is about Black Friday deals that feels … More Why do Black Friday deals feel so good?
Shopping is not one of my preferred pastimes. I actually don’t enjoy shopping at all, which, according to most folks, is surprising. Perhaps their surprise is because I am a female, which is stereotyping, but I simply do not enjoy sweating while changing in and out of pieces of clothing that are too small or … More Underrated stores
Yes, it’s early to be writing this post, but Christmas tends to creep up on us far quicker than we may have anticipated. So, I thought it may be useful to share some tips and tricks I use to save a few bucks when doing my Christmas shopping. I think one of the most important … More How to save money this Christmas season
Since I’ve begun to work off the farm, I’ve had to step my wardrobe game up a little bit in terms of owning some work-appropriate attire. When I’m working at home, jeans, a sports bra, a tank top, work boots and a cap is all I need, but these items aren’t exactly business casual. In … More Struggling to Shop