Why You Shouldn’t Buy An Engagement Ring

Dear my future husband,

If you love me, don’t give me a diamond ring.

I believe that it is necessary to have some kind of down payment for people to take the relationship more seriously.

Marriage is a business even people hate to admit it. Remember, you have to sign a contract.

If you propose and run away with your love at first sight new girlfriend, sorry you won’t get back your engagement ring. That is the price you will have to pay for wasting the valuable time that I won’t be able get back, ruining my reputation and breaking my heart.

 If you don’t break your promise, you won’t lose anything. It is a fair game. I am expensive and every girl should be too.Read More

Do You Need A DSLR Camera For Blogging?

model in the city 2 fujifilm fx1 compact camera

When I started blogging, I asked myself, “Do I need a DSLR camera for blogging?”

All my fashion blogger friends swear by their DSLR, and they all told me to get one.

If there is an Elle magazine for fashion blogging, a DSLR will be in the must have list. It is a necessary like the 50 shades of pink POI nail polishes. Back then it made a lot of sense to invest in one.

One day I was trying to find room for a gifted unwanted dress, it made me think. If I don’t let my friends tell me how I should dress, why would I let them tell me what I should purchase?

Listening to the people who sold their souls to companies for invitations to exclusive parties or a free dress tell you what to buy is never a good idea. I am too poor to listen to my friends.

Read More

Life Is Not Sex And The City: Stop Shopping and Start Saving


Like most girls, I would love to to have Carrie Bradshaw’s lifestyle in Sex And The City. Who doesn’t want a beautiful Upper East Side apartment with over 100 pairs of designer shoes in a big giant walk in closet?

Her life seems so wonderful: writing for a famous column, partying at the most exclusive parties, wearing designer clothes from head to toe and dating a millionaire.

It is beautiful, but unrealistic.

As a blogger, I know most writers don’t make a lot of money from writing, Or else every journalist and blogger would be a millionaire.

Life is not Sex and The City, and most of us cannot afford to visit Barneys, Bergdorf Goodman or Saks every other day. If Carrie Bradshaw lived in our world, she would be in serious debt and she might need to write a frugal blog instead of a relationship column.

There is actually a great book about a real-life-Carrie -turned-frugal-blogger (minus the millionaire boyfriend).Read More