Category: fashion

Light Long Sleeves for Under $5

When one is in a tight budget, he or she would do anything to make ends meet. With that said, you don’t need to sacrifice buying some clothing for yourself for there are plenty of ways to save at the same time buying the things you need.

Another great find I found at a thrift store are these light long sleeves for under $5. These aren’t just mall clothing, these are GAP, Aeropostale and Mossimo. Two of which only priced $3.33 and the GAP is $4.94. Mind you, these were new with original tags still on when I found them. Luckily, two of which are my size, they are perfect for Fall.

Another awesome find is this GUESS lunch box. Who would have thought that I could only buy it for only $1.99? I may not need it right now but I know someday, I will. This can be used to ball game events where transparent bags are needed or for putting lunch boxes in it to work.

So this is my recent haul I made. What’s yours? Do you shop at Goodwill or thrift store too? I do! I should not be embarrassed admitting it for these stores aren’t the “wet market” type. Their clothes are neatly hanged in a clean environment. People I’ve seen who shop at these stores are office workers, elderly, myself and many others that you wouldn’t think you’ll find them digging in thrift stores.

It is just a sense of practicality why a lot of people would rather go there instead of spending so much money on things that they know they can buy for a lot less than in the mall or elsewhere.

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Great Deal on Girls Adidas Yoga Pants

It pays to be petite and skinny for if you find a deal on small children’s clothing, you’d be able to snag a pair or two yoga pants for only $4.97 each pair. I found this deal at Costco two weeks ago. I did not expect to score these deals, really plus the fact that it’s Adidas which normally sold for over $30, nothing is sweeter than that.

I bought three pairs, one for me size medium which fits me perfectly. One for my little sister, a large size and a black color, small size for my firstborn. I don’t see yoga pants sold at this price so often and wished I bought the purple color so I can have two pairs.

I always love it when I find low prices on clothing or everyday household items. Because it enable us to save some money. Why would spend full price on something when you know you could pay less for it, right? Practicality is what I am up to for I was born from a poor penis!

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Saturday Mall Shopping – Chevron Print Kind of Day

I left in the house early this morning for I was concerned that it will be too crowded at one store which happens to have a day sale for flip flops. As early as 9 a.m we were headed to our first stop, CVS to grab some things which is on the way to the mall. Second stop is at Old Navy, they are having an in-store special today only for solid flip flops cost $1/pair, normally sold for $3.50. I bought ten pairs, you might think it is too crazy to buy that many pairs. Mind you, most of these pairs will go to the Philippines for my family.

As expected, the crowd was massive, the checkout was a bit slow albeit there were four people working at the register. The line was too long that it almost wrapped around the store inside. Anyhow, I chose to go there so I was willing and patient enough to stand in line.

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After Old Navy, we went back to the mall and shopped some more. Last destination was Rue21. There I hauled pretty nice prints clothing and paid 50% with the use of a store coupon sent to me by a friend. Total was $44 plus tax and was able to make it down to only $25.95. It was a Chevron print kind of day for me. Look at my haul below. First photo was the two flounce top maxi dresses I tried on, I was torn between those two prints, I was gonna buy both but realized I love Chevron more.

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…. Another thing I bought for me are these cute Chevron print top and a white cropped bottom. Yes, I know I still got a few new clothing hanging in my closet with tags in them but I know these make me happy. Eventually I’ll be able to wear them, so no worries. I had a good time shopping today and saved at the same time.

Going out to breathe a fresh air without my little one is what I needed. I spent most of my days at home now that it’s getting very hot outside so I think I deserve the shopping spree I did today.

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Quick and Easy Hairstyles for Special Occasions

 

We’ve all been there. A special occasion looms on the horizon, and we spend the days – sometimes even weeks and months – leading up to it panicking over the dress, the shoes, the accessories. And then we wake up on the Big Day, and realize that we haven’t even thought about what to do with our hair! The horror!

Well, before you give in to that new wave of panic that is threatening to drown you, fret not. Here are some quick and easy hairstyles that are sure to be hitmakers in any occasion. And the best part? You can do all of them yourself!

1. Updos.

Chic and timeless, the classic updo is naturally the first hairstyle on our list. As far as formal hairstyles go, the updo is definitely the most popular. Nothing screams ‘special’ more than a sleek and elegant updo, like the sexy French twist. This style works best with medium to long hair lengths, and will take no more than 10 minutes to do with a bit of practice. You can start by smoothing your hair into a low ponytail. You can then lift the tail and twist it into a roll. Tuck the ends under where the roll bends, and apply consistent pressure to keep hair smooth on the outside. Use bobby pins or hairpins to secure. For best results, use mousse or gel to tame stray strands, and leave wispy tendrils or bangs to frame your face.

If a French twist sounds too complicated, you can also opt for a messy bun or a sock bun. These alternatives may seem a bit more casual, but they do look a lot more romantic in their effortlessness.

2. Braids.

Braids may not be as formal as updos, but they are a lot more functional, if you want to inject a bit of fun into your overall look. The easiest way to turn this everyday style into a more formal look that is appropriate for special occasions is in the form of the French braid. This is a lot more complicated than your traditional braid, but is still very doable with care and patience. First, divide a triangular section near your bangs into 3 equal parts. Cross one of the outer sections over the middle section while pulling the hair taut. Do the same with the other side along with some loose hair from the hairline. Rinse and repeat, and secure the tips with elastic. For a smoother finish, spritz on some hairspray.

3. Loose.

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It may come as a shock, but you can wear your hair loose to formal gatherings. This is, by far, the easiest hairstyle you can go for, and will really take no more than a good styling mousse or hair gel, a blow dryer, and hair curlers. Simply curl your hair with the curlers for a spell, apply the mousse, and blowdry your entire mane into perfection. The key is not to let the curls look overdone, so the wilder, the better!

Indeed, your clothes may make the look, but your hairstyle is what seals the deal. But above all, do remember to have fun! It is a party, after all! Available human hair extensions can help you achieve your look, check them at http://www.humanhairextensionsonline.com.au.

 

 

Birthday Gift to Myself

Got a package yesterday for myself, a gift for my birthday that I ordered online. A watch that I have been drooling to get and a freshwater cultured pearl necklace, these are just simple things that for me, I deserve to have.

This is my first Swatch watch. It is a very light-weight watch that I can wear everyday. I love its sweet and delicious looking treats on my wrist. I plan of collecting Swatch watches in the future, I just have to have that extra money in order to buy each year. I think that isn’t too bad to collect such a thing though.

There are a couple more designs that I am eyeing on. All I have to do is to be patient and hope that eventually I get to possess them. Now, I can sleep peacefully knowing that the watch I have been wanting to buy is in my hands.

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You Will Soon be Mine, Lekker

God knows how much I wanted to own this Lekker watch by Swatch since December. I kept looking at it and just couldn’t move on because it is too pretty and sweet looking watch that I think I deserve to have. I don’t ask much and I am easy to please. I am a low maintenance woman and don’t want a lot of fancy things like other women.

I couldn’t buy this last December because I thought I already spent so much money for everyone else in this family. I put my “want” aside for months and I think, it’s now time to get it. My husband asked me what I want for my birthday and told him that there is a watch I like. His opinion was, he is going to get me an Omega watch that could last forever instead of just buying a toy watch and next year it will be unusable.

I didn’t like his idea so I went ahead and bought it for me. I don’t need a fancy watch that I probably don’t like wearing, it will be a waste of money and is not practical. I’d rather have a much cheaper watch that I so like than possessing that fancy watch I cannot wear.

It is on it’s way here now and I can’t wait to really feel and touch this beautiful watch I have been wanting forever. I bought it at Macy’s online with $5 discount than in Swatch store plus a 6% cashback on ebates. I did not tell him that I bought the watch, will just tell him when it arrives so that he won’t have to think about buying me one when my birthday approaches.

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Cute Turquoise Fashion Earrings

It just melted my heart when my friend Clacla Newsom awesome caught my weakness and the fact they are my favorite color just made my day when she handed me these two cute turquoise fashion earrings. I felt thought of that day. There are not so many people that give me stuff and if there is one, I sure feel loved and appreciated it so much.

These earrings not only look pretty but they are easy on the ears, so light-weight as if you are not wearing anything when you put them on.

Fashion earrings are one of my must-haves to complete my outfit, blue in color especially, I find them easy to wear either doing errands or dine out at a restaurant. Just by having my rings and earrings on, I am good to go. I don’t need much to go out, I don’t need to look fancy as long I am comfortable with what I am wearing then I will be done dressing myself within ten minutes if I must.

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3 Tips For Punk Life

Since the whole point of punk is to buck authority and think for yourself, it can be difficult to know where to start when outfitting and accessorizing your new lifestyle. When no one will tell you anything, how do you know what to do? Consider this a secret guide to becoming more punk.

1: Get The Look

Most punk fashion revolves around tough, hard-edged things like combat boots and bondage straps on your pants. Red plaid is also a hot commodity; you’ll find it everywhere among the punk crowd. Check out thrift stores, vintage boutiques and other alternative retailers to start building a wardrobe with attitude.

2: Read The Literature

Clothes are only the window dressing of a true nonconformist lifestyle. To be punk, you have to think punk, so get comfortable with authors like Kathy Acker and Charles Bukowski. Their views on anarchy, commercialism and the world at large are sure to influence how you see things yourself.

3: Meet The People

The one bad thing about punk is that it can emotionally and politically isolate you from everyone you used to know. Look for like-minded individuals in your area who have an appreciation for free thinking. They’re the ones who will take you to bars, concerts and protests with other punks, and they’re the ones who will truly understand you when no one else does.

These are just three ways to embrace the punk lifestyle. Don’t worry, you don’t have to tell anyone that you got advice. It can be a secret between you and this website!

I Love Cute Dresses

It pays to be a rewards member of Sears. I get to earn points and use points everytime I shop online or in-store. There are offers also that lets you put in 10000 points or $10 into your Shop Your Way members account which I used to buy these two cute little dresses some weeks ago. For a little over $8, I got to buy two dresses shown below and a pair of black wedge sandals. Aside from the points, as a member, all three items were two dollars less than what were listed on their site.

Great deals like these are hard to pass so I took advantage of them. The light colored dress on the left is a little loose though but I can definitely alter it a little bit to fit me. The black one I have already worn once and I loved how comfortable the dress is. The material is so soft ideal for warm days!

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… me and my baby at DSW last Friday. I accentuated the dress with a blue skinny belt to highlight my waist.
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My First Purse Purchase for this Year

I am excited for a package to arrive, inside it, is my first Coach purse tote purchase of this year, haha. For the record, I haven’t been buying purses simply I lost interest with them for a while. A friend showed me this particular item last week and I thought, why not buy it? Mother’s Day is coming so it serves as a gift for myself and also, the price was right for such a cute and feminine tote like this.

I did not hesitate checking it out because it is my kind of purse, I love the zip top closure among other types of purses. I feel safer using zip top you know? I can very well use this in the Philippines someday. I prefer using zip top purses while I am out of the country because you’ll never know when you can become a victim of pick pocketing, there are so many of them in the Philippines and using just magnetic closure purses are so inviting for those criminals.

I love the look of this tote so much, it has soft feminine prints with adjustable straps that could be made into a crossbody bag or shoulder bag. I hope the size is right when it arrives. For now I am so anxious to get it here and adore it, haha!

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