About Rebecca Howard
Resolutions are common each time a new year rolls around. We might resolve to be calmer, eat healthier or lose those last stubborn 10 pounds. But let’s face it; all resolutions really boil down to money. We all want more of it, in order to be able to fulfill all our other goals. After all, buying organic veggies and hiring a personal trainer can be expensive, and nobody’s going to be stress-free with an empty wallet.
The best way to get more money, of course, is to advance and excel in our chosen career paths. Success requires organization; and organization requires the proper tools. But that doesn’t mean you have to face a dreary gray cubicle with depressing piles of manila folders every day. Stocking up on some cute and creative accessories for your office will help you actually look forward to putting in the necessary hours to kick-start those career goals and fill your piggybank with spending money.
Holidays got you down? If you’re sick and tired of all the crass commercialism and just not feeling the festive spirit this year, then maybe you should take a page from Frank Costanza’s book and join me in celebrating a different kind of holiday - a Festivus for the rest of us!
I have inherited my mom’s passion for Christmas themes, and every year has to be different. One year the tree may be covered in gingerbread; the next it could be snowflakes or vintage ornaments. I’m an expert at generating fresh ideas, but stretching my budget to incorporate an entirely new look takes a bit more creativity. I can’t afford a professional decorator, and that would take all the fun out of it anyway. Here are my favorite tips for decorating for Christmas and still having enough money left to buy gifts.
Some people just love to join the chaotic crowds snatching up bargains on Black Friday. Others prefer to avoid such madness, but this doesn’t mean you have to miss out on the deals. If you can stand to wait a ...
Winter is coming! No, it’s not the new season premiere of Game of Thrones yet (don’t we wish), but the actual season for bundling up against frosty mornings. Fashion girls love winter, because it means we get to do our favorite thing – layer. And the most important layer for fighting the cold temps is, of course, the perfect coat. Here are a few of the current trends to choose from when picking your topper this season.
From Karl Lagerfeld to Versace to Isabel Marant, the past ten years of designer collaborations with retailer H&M have been a fashion-lover’s dream come true. Get ready for another chance to score some more luxe looks for less when Alexander Wang becomes the first American designer, and the youngest, to bring his brand to the masses with an H&M collection. Can’t wait to get your hands on the goodies? Here’s a sneak peek of what to expect on November 6.