Wrought Iron & Gauzy Cotton | An Affordable Option for Gorgeous Curtains

When we purchased our 1930's bungalow (almost two years ago!), one of the first items on my to-do list was to rip out the ancient vertical blinds in the living room and install sheer cotton panels hung on wrought-iron curtain rods.  But as with most home purchases, several necessary repairs left me with a pretty … Continue reading Wrought Iron & Gauzy Cotton | An Affordable Option for Gorgeous Curtains

Spending Less without Sacrificing a Beautiful Aesthetic | 7 Strategies

As virtually every financial book will tell you, the golden rule of personal finances is “Spend less than you earn.”  In order to get out of debt or create wealth, there must be a gap between the money coming into your bank account and the money going out of your account.  There are two ways … Continue reading Spending Less without Sacrificing a Beautiful Aesthetic | 7 Strategies

Cheap & Clean Beauty: SheaMoisture’s Curl Enhancing Smoothie

Recently, I asked a friend what she uses on her gorgeous, frizz-free curls. Her answer? SheaMoisture! I had seen SheaMoisture products displayed at Target for eons, but I didn't know much about them, other than that they were relatively inexpensive and marketed as "natural." Many products marketed as "natural" actually contain ingredients that are known … Continue reading Cheap & Clean Beauty: SheaMoisture’s Curl Enhancing Smoothie