What would you want to receive??

What would you want to receive??

Happy gifting season! It’s about this time of year I want to text the family group chat and say, can we not do gifts this year? It is so expensive, stressful, and isn’t what Christmas is really about! But then I think about everyone being by the fire in pajamas … and how it wouldn’t be the same without a few gifts ;). I truly do LOVE giving my family and friends great gifts; it makes me so happy inside. I try to make them good because I don’t want my money going to waste hehe. Continue reading “What would you want to receive??”

Shopping in Europe: Savings & Tips

Shopping in Europe: Savings & Tips

I love buying luxury items second-hand for a deep discount, but it’s also nice to buy something new from the store. It’s the experience: the fresh, new, stiff leather and the unscratched metal.

I had a list of items I wanted to buy [in my head] from Paris—because it’s cheaper but also just a special occasion. And you get a VAT % back [a value added tax]. So it pays off as a US citizen buying in Europe! Of course, I can’t buy everything I want and these luxury items are still extremely expensive. I wanted to purchase items I would have forever and not get sick of or list on poshmark in a year. Continue reading “Shopping in Europe: Savings & Tips”