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July 2016

Favorite things | July 29

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The weekend is here, readers! You take a big sigh of relief, haha. Summer has been a whirlwind for me from weekend trips to staying busy at work. It’s been so hot here in Mississippi, I tend to hibernate in my apartment, so I’m looking forward to the cooler months ahead. I’m heading home for the weekend to celebrate my Mom’s birthday and help her unpack and (try on) the new Cabi 2016 Fall Collection. Eeek!

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My everyday purse essentials

My on-the-go purse essentials

We all have those everyday purse essentials that we carry religiously to the grocery store, the office and our weekend travels. Over time, I have carried different items in my purse. But since I have entered the working world, I have finally put together a list of items that are practical for my everyday use when I’m on the go. For work, I’ll usually carry a tote like this one pictured here or a more structured work bag like my favorite spring Banana Republic leather tote. My bag is usually pretty packed when I’m on my way to work because I’ll throw in a few extra things like my computer charger, a water bottle and a book.

Here are the essentials and odds and ends one can find in stowed in my everyday bag!

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The Damsel Money Diaries – Week 4

The Damsel Money Diaries - Week 4

This is my last week of my money diaries series! And while I must say this experience has been eye-opening for me, tracking every cent every single day can be tiresome.  But it has made me more aware of where my money is going.

If you are just beginning this series, make sure to catch up on parts one, two and three.

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How to slow down in the busyness of life

How to slow down in the busyness of life

“How’s it going, girl?”

“Oh, you know, the usual. Just busy, busy, busy with life.”

How many of us have heard that line? Way too much. But have you ever stopped to think that maybe it shouldn’t be that way? That maybe the status quo isn’t what God wants for us, and in fact, he may have something better in store for us.

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The Damsel Money Diaries: Week 3

The Damsel Money Diaries: Week 3

Hello, readers! With the craziness of the fourth of July weekend and jumping back into work, I am a bit behind on my money diaries. I only have one more week to document my spending, and it’s been an eye-opening experience for me!

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