Debt Update – September, 2014 – Hope

Well, it’s been a while since I did a debt update....more

Statement Necklaces: Bling in Union Square!

As an image consultant and personal shopper, I think of Union Square in San Francisco as my “office.” While walking around pre-shopping for a client the other day, I was amazed at how many statement necklaces I spotted just within three hours. Of course, I wasn’t able to get a photo of all of them (I probably saw about 15-20), but here’s a sampling of what was sparkling at the square on this lovely September afternoon. This visitor from South … Continue reading → ...more

It’s So Quiet

The music has stopped. And I’m so sad about that....more

Moving Update – One Week Away

Exactly one week from today we will be moving into our new space…cutting down from 1800 sq ft to 900 sq ft....more

Barter Win – Homeschool Tuition

Sorry, I was MIA last week....more

Money Saving Tricks, Part 5

It’s been awhile since I added a trick to my money saving series (see previous money saving posts here: Part...more

Necessary Expenses

Our month of lower income has unfortunately coincided with lots of extra necessary expenses. Sigh. First, I had to pay for my annual life insurance premium ....more

Vicente Agor: Designer

It’s pretty amazing...more

Reader Poll: Hourly Pay versus Flat Rate Pay

Hi guys! I’ve had a crazy past couple of days! Someone front-ended me yesterday (as in, I was stopped behind them in a parking lot waiting to exit and they decided to reverse right into my front-end) ....more

Fringe-tastic Fall Finds

Fringe was a strong design detail in 2014, from bags to clothing to jewelry. Apparently, this trend is not going away anytime soon, as evidenced by this necklace worn in the MM6 Maison Martin Margiela spring/summer 2015 runway show this past week in NYC. When my wardrobe clients ask me about fashion trends, I always tell them to take them with a grain of salt ....more