Travel on a Dime: How to Save On Your Next Weekend Getaway

Posted On Wednesday, July 8th, 2015
Filed Under: Travel on a Dime
While a week long vacation sounds great, sometimes you can only get away for a few days. At times that’s all you really need to relax and decompress.
From your departure/arrival date to the best week or month to visit a city, check out these budget travel tips that will make your next weekend jaunt less of a burden on your wallet.

5 Items You Can Always Find at a Thrift Shop

Posted On Thursday, February 5th, 2015
Filed Under: Deals & Steals, shopping, Thrift Stores
You never know what you’ll get when you go thrift shopping. I love that, but others hate how unpredictable the inventory can be.
However, in my years of thrifting I’ve repeatedly found a few garments wherever I go. Check out the 5 garments you can always find at any thrift shop.

Links to Save By

Posted On Friday, November 7th, 2014
Filed Under: Deals & Steals, Thrift Stores

10 Reasons You Should Be Thrifting {The Curvy Fashionista}

19 Amazing Ways to Twist, Tie and Style Your Scarf {BuzzFeed}

The Best NYC Life Hacks {Time Out New York}

14 Overnight Mason Jar Breakfasts {Redbook}

Alexander Wang for H&M: A Quick Review {The Budget Babe}

Have you downloaded your copy of my book, Looking Fly on a Dime, just yet? With a 5/5 rating on Amazon, the feedback has been phenomenal and I thank you guys so much! Please do leave a review on Amazon if you haven’t yet. I’d love to read your thoughts.


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Tune In: Thrift Style Chat with Sammy D TV

Posted On Monday, August 4th, 2014
Filed Under: Thrift Stores

looking-fly-on-a-dime-thrift-style-chat-sammy-d-tv Today’s the big day! Well, actually tonight.

I’ll be the co-host of tonight’s SammyD TV and we’re talking about all things thrift. From the mistakes new thrift shoppers make to common misconceptions about thrifting, we’ll be talking about it all. I’ll even share some info on my upcoming e-book that’s an in-depth guide on how to thrift shop.

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Spring Cleaning: Signs It’s Time to Toss Your Clothes

Posted On Monday, March 31st, 2014
Filed Under: How To, shopping, Style Guide

5 Signs It's Time to Toss Your Clothes

I have close to 20 pairs of jeans but I tend to wear the same five or six pairs over and over. Also, even when I have a closet full of clothes, I feel I have nothing to wear. You know what this means? I have way too many clothes {gasp!} that I don’t wear, need and/or want.

This turns out to be pretty common. Last year, an article in the Wall Street Journal stated most people only wear 20 percent of their wardrobe regularly.

It can be tough tossing the clothes you no longer wear, but here are a few tips to determine when it’s time to just let them go.