Budgeting Bloggers :: June 2015 Finals

Linking up with Fran for Budgeting Bloggers.

I was a bad, bad, budgeting blogger this month, but I have to document the successes and the failures. I no longer need anything in my closet, so I don’t add anything to my spending budget. Instead, have a set budget of $200 that I put towards my clothing. While I blew my budget out of the water, I did make a lot via my Poshmark and eBay sales this month. In my mind, it tempers that, but I try not account for that in my spending. My eyes (and sales and future vacations) got the best of me this past month. (As they did last June too.)

Here’s what I brought home::

Budgeting Bloggers:: June 2015 Finals

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Eyelet, Maxi, and the Last Rocksbox

My title today looks like a bunch of tags. Since the doc I work for has been out on vacation, I feel like my mind has been on vacation too. Last week, I took a total of three of my normal work days off. Y’all– it feels so good. I’ve gotten a few of my HUGE tasks out of the way at home. Stuff like baseboards, taking tons of outfit photos, washing every last piece of laundry, culling my closet yet again (state of the closet address coming up soon y’all), and listing over 50 new items in my Poshmark closet. It feels fantastic.

Getting so many outfit photos stocked up means I ran into a problem I’d never faced before:: which one to post first. So I asked every one which one they wanted to see on Facebook, IG, and Twitter. This one was the winner::

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June 2015 Unboxing Videos

Here are this month’s unboxing videos for my Birchbox and Ipsy subscriptions. Just when I say I’m going to give up my Ipsy, my next bag is fantastic and think I just might let it go for another few months. I should learn to quit when I’m ahead. This was a six item Birchbox too, which I always love and I tried something different with my Ipsy unbagging this month. See what I got and let me know which video format you like more in the comments.

 

Want to get a Birchbox? Click here.

Products shown in this video::
Sarahpotempa Darby Clips:: http://birch.ly/1Bl6uiC
amika perk up dry shampoo:: http://birch.ly/1JSkXWy
Coola Mango Sunscreen:: http://birch.ly/1LfdCgL
La Fresh Nail Polish remover wipes:: http://birch.ly/1J37KKq
Shiseido Ibuki refining moisturizer:: http://birch.ly/1Bl6uiC
Marcelle Mini Eyeliner:: http://birch.ly/1JWpMfL

Want to get an Ipsy glam bag? Click here.

Products shown in this video::
Universal Eyebrow Pencil itCosmetics:: http://bit.ly/1GOqGMd
Smashbox Photo Finish foundation primer:: http://bit.ly/1QBzqKk
TreStiQue shadow pencil:: http://bit.ly/1GOxSIn
Formula X nail polish:: http://bit.ly/1GbREqO
BioRepublic facial masks:: http://bit.ly/1ekCDgi

**Ipsy and Birchbox are NOT sponsors of Hayes Days. All opinions of all products are 100% honest and genuine. I pay for each and appreciate it when you use my referral links. Thanks!**

Angelica, Katy, and I are keeping the blogging train rolling with #BeaBetterBlogger, a new weekly challenge that we’re holding ourselves to and challenging you to participate in. If you’re interested in joining us, find out more information here. If you’ve already joined, make sure you’re using “#BeaBetterBlogger” on twitter/facebook/instagram so that we can support each other!


Sunday Lately:: Wk 24

We’re only two weeks away from the middle of the year and I can’t really believe it. Sundays have been really busy around here lately– hence my missing presence last Sunday. This has what’s been happening lately with::

Updating, Reminding, Needing, Wearing, Being

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