If you don't know what AliExpress is, it's about the Asian equivalent of eBay but with cheaper goods and easier to find and navigate around. I used to love eBay but if I'm being honest, I don't frequent that site much anymore unless I'm looking for specific items because I found it almost near impossible … Continue reading Big AliExpress Haul!
I'm back from my Alaska trip! Prior to leaving for my vacation, I was doing very well on my Shopping Ban Challenge (with the sliiiiight setback on some Canadian jades). In my natural habit surrounded by stuffies! #Alaska2015 Vacations are not cheap. My airline tickets to Alaska were cheap but expenses on trips can add … Continue reading 1 Month Update on my 100 Days Shopping Ban Challenge
Earlier this year, I've made a resolution to develop better financial habits and get my finances in check. If I'm being honest, I think I'm doing very well compared to my habits last year. I don't do impulse shopping anymore, surprisingly I survive on $200 per 2 weeks and hell, I haven't touched a penny … Continue reading 100 Days Shopping Ban Challenge
Who doesn't love clip arts?! Following my previous post of announcing my move to New Zealand, I really need to get my spending habits fixed and start saving. I'm cutting back drastically and a lot of my friends have noticed already. I hate being the "cheap" one out of my group of friends but hey, … Continue reading 7 Ways I'm Saving for New Zealand
How many times have I mentioned cutting back and start saving? Answer: a lot. While looking at my bank account last week, I had a wake up call. I was realizing how much money I'm blowing in such a little amount of time. And these weren't expenses - these were luxuries such as movies tickets, … Continue reading Five Ways I'm Cutting Back on my Spendings
Yeah, I GIF-ed myself. Deal with it. Did you know that my look from Arcy's birthday was done with products that costed me less than $5?! (aka the look from above). Natural lighting with no edits. Kept everything pink-ish and light to match my dress. You can see the little bits of bright pink eyeshadow, … Continue reading My "Less Than $5" Look!
Maple money! I got terminated at my part time job this afternoon. I was relieved and happy. (No need to say, "I'm sorry...") From the day I started, I was extremely unhappy there and it didn't improve whatsoever. All my punch-ins were late, I called in "sick" more than I've ever had in my entire … Continue reading The $100/month Challenge