Monday, February 27, 2017

MY QUOTE OF THE DAY


Happy new day! I always enjoy sharing these quotes each week that are placed on my heart  in order to jump start and set the tone for our new week! Each new week can bring along many blessings if you do not allow those overwhelming feelings of  " I have so much to do" , "I won't ever get it all done" or "this may not be a great week" into your thoughts. Your thoughts shape the course of your day so remaining in positive thoughts is imperative to your life!
 
There are three things I have done for 6 years that has allowed me to get the most out of everyday in a positive way. One way is having a clear purpose and vision for my life. When you have a purpose you will not allow things that are not related to your purpose in life to distract you. However, if you happen to get distracted then that purpose will immediately pull you back in the right direction.

That leads to my quote of the day. ".. when the vision is clear you can overcome any distractions with faith and without fear..."

 Thank you for stopping by and have a wonderful week filled with love and blessings

 Michael Kors wrap flounce  dress (Here or here)
Red pumps....similar  (Here)
Versace sunglasses  (here) or luxe for (here)






Friday, February 24, 2017

FINANCIAL FRIDAY: $500 Challenge update




Happy Friday! I hope that you are having a wonderful week! I wanted to share a quick update on the $500 challenge I started in October of last year. This is my challenge of finding creative and fun ways to accumulate $500. I take each amount and distribute into a short term savings account.  I have listed below the breakdown of how I assigned each $500 that I saved. Reminder that I accumulated each $500 savings outside of my regular business income. For example, I received a $412 check this year for an item I overpaid for in 2016. That was extra money that I did not plan for or necessarily need so I put that towards my challenge. This is also a great way of showing how money will manifest when you are focused on doing the right things with it. This challenge has shown me that there are always additional ways to save money outside of your regular earnings if you are up for the challenge.  I really hope this encourages someone to get creative about the way you can save your extra money.

Stocks $1,000
Money Market account $3000


Total $4,000
**stocks are shares purchased in a company and you should carefully research before investing in any stocks
*** money market accounts... I have to maintain a high balance in this account compared to a regular savings. Therefore I earn a slightly higher amount of interest 


Thanks for reading and I pray you have a wonderful weekend filled with love and blessings!


Antonio Melani ruffle dress....similar (here)
Jimmy Choo ankle strap pumps...similar (here) luxe for( less)
Versace sunglasses sold (here)luxe for less

Tuesday, February 21, 2017

MY QUOTE OF THE DAY





...become fully engaged into the things that drive you and you will connect yourself to happiness inside and all around you...

Blessings  & Love!
Tiffany






Friday, February 17, 2017

FINANCIAL FRIDAY





Happy Friday! These items are older pieces that I have restyled for a business casual or easy weekend look. I absolutely love this silk blouse. The look and feel of silk blouses are so luxe and you can always shop around to get them at great prices.


Well on to the money!!  I just wanted to share some really quick tips on building financial wealth. First, identify what area you spend way too much money in then get organized in that area. For example, if that area is clothes then organize your closet so you can clearly see what you have and what you need. Therefore, you reduce the risk of duplicating purchases on items you already have and overspending. Next try to save minimum 10% of your income. I suggest 50% because it will challenge you and you will see your money build faster. I know that's a big number but if you fall short then at least you will have something saved. That's ultimately the goal to save! Last live within your means. We were all created  differently therefore our lives will look different as well. Therefore, take the life you have and don't compare it to others. Pray against those feelings of comparing and pray for gratitude because when you feel less than you will spend more. However, just compete to live the best at whatever level you are at. ...anything else is too much financial and spiritual stress. ..so reduce stress so you can live at your best.



Thanks for reading and I pray you have a blessed weekend!

stripe leggings pants (here or lux for less)
Silk neck tie blouse similar  (here)
Vince Camuto Nude ankle strap heels similar  ( here)
Antonio Melani brown wool blazer similar (here)

Wednesday, February 15, 2017

SPRING ESSENTIALS...





Happy Wednesday! Hope you are having a beautiful week! The past few weeks we have experienced spring like weather which has motivated me to start planning my spring wardrobe. I am definitely not oblivious to the fact that spring has not arrived yet; however, I'm just using this time to get some spring portraits in. This faux leather dress will definitely be apart of my spring wardrobe along with this peplum top and lace up sandals because all these pieces are very versatile and will transition easily into spring.



I draped this cable knit sweater over this dress. I really don't own many sweaters but I was instantly attracted to the sleeve details and side split on this sweater. I have this sweater in blush for the spring to pair with my skirts. It's currently on sale! 




Thank you stopping by and have a beautiful rest of the week!
Blessings & love...Tiff


Ralph Lauren Faux leather racer back dress similar  (Here)
Cable knit sweater sold (Here)
Versace Butterfly sunglasses sold (Here)
Jimmy Choo ankle strap black pumps similar (Here or Luxe for less Here)
Coach Red leather crossbody similar  (Here)

Monday, February 13, 2017

STRIPES + PEPLUM


Happy Monday! The trend alert is nautical stripes this spring/summer. However,stripes have been popular for so long that I would call it a fashion staple. My spring wardrobe will definitely consist of this stripe peplum top. It will pair perfectly with so many items like my shorts and skirts.





Thank you for reading and have a wonderful week filled with blessings and love!


Sleeveless stripe peplum top similar (here) luxe for less (here)
Mid rise skinny jeans..similar (Here)
Aquazzura lace up sandals..sold (here
Coach Red leather crossbow bag similar (here)
Versace sunglasses sold (here) luxe for less (here)





Friday, February 10, 2017

MY QUOTE OF THE DAY



"Happiness is available all around you...just choose to see it, believe it then seize it "

Faux leather racer back dress sold (Here)
Cable knit sweater sold (Here)
Ankle strap black pumps similar (Here or Luxe for less Here)
Red leather crossbody similar  (Here)

Tuesday, February 7, 2017

DARK FLORAL





Good day! I wanted to share a floral option for date night, Valentines Day, or any day if you are like me and dress up all the time. I did shorten the length of the dress and adjusted the shoulder straps slightly.  The shipping on this dress is currently free so if you like it grab it quickly. However, the best savings is to shop your closet!









Thank you as always for your support and have a blessed week!


Dark floral dress sold (here)
Leather weave clutch similar  (here) luxe for less (here)
Metallic sandals similar (here)
Butterfly sunglasses sold (here luxe for less here)

Friday, February 3, 2017

TAX PREP TIPS




Happy new day! I wanted to share a few tax tips as we go into our tax season. The biggest tip is preparation. This makes the entire process like anything else in your life run better!



1. Get organized and stay organized. There are plenty of file folders that you can purchase like here to get all your documents in order. The options are endless when it comes to tax organization. This will definitely save you money and time if you are ever audited.

2. Search for a tax preparer that is certified and knowledgeable about taxes. Ultimately your taxes are your responsibility but it's best if you have someone that can make recommendations if needed all year round concerning your tax life.

3. File on time! Remove the stress so you can focus on having a stress free 2017!

4. Last, if it turns out that you will have a refund then invest time in deciding how you will assign it. Remember unassigned money can be dangerous to your financial future. Just a few options can be paying off debt so you can start owning it,  start building an emergency fund, or you can allocate towards the $500 challenge. Whatever you do just assign it.

Thank you as always for your support and have a blessed weekend filled with love and happiness!




Navy blazer... similar( here and here)
Sweater skirt...similar  ( here)
Shimmer pumps...sold (here)
Versace sunglasses sold ( here & luxe for less here)
Rose Gold leather case Galaxy S7 Edge sold (here)




Wednesday, February 1, 2017

PENCIL SKIRT PAIRING #3



Happy new day! I pray you are having a wonderful week! This week's fashion fact is the black pencil skirt! This is a highly used item in my current wardrobe. I love it so much that I have to be careful not to purchase too many.


This skirt has carried me into the fall and throughout the winter paired with my turtlenecks. Now as we are experiencing spring like weather it also pairs well with my tweed jacket and other blazers. I cant wait until more consistent warm weather so I can pair with my tees. Basically it is very versatile. 





I am wearing a size 2 with slight alterations around the waist.  It is 22 inches long which is perfect for my height so no hem was needed. I particularly love that it is machine washable. I take most of my clothing to the cleaners however having this option is great.



I was particularly fond of the zipper detail when I initially purchased this skirt because it adds a special shine to the overall look. Well thank you as always for reading! Have a wonderful blessed rest of the week!




 Zip pocket pencil skirt..sold (here) luxe for less (here)
Tweed blazer...similar  (here)
Lace shell...similar  (here)
Furla metropolis satchel..sold (here) luxe for less ( here)
Versace sunglasses..sold..(here) luxe for less (here)
Single strand pearl checker necklace sold ( here)
Nude pumps similar (here)