Life Hacks & Challenges


#1KHustle Side Income Challenge: Week 1 Updates 7

Hello Sophisticated Spenders! And welcome #1KHustlers It’s time to check in with some updates! We want to hear all about your successes, failures, redesigns, goals, plans, execution lists, excuses…pretty much everything! Here are my week 1 updates: Monday: Only spent about an hour on the webinar (Full time job got […]

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People Who Have Entered The #1KHustle Side Income Challenge

Hello Sophisticated Spenders! Jason Butler (TheButlerJournal.) and I are crazy happy to have so many people on board for the first #1KHustle Side Income Challenge. The Side Income Challenge Check out the players! 1: Shantell-(a personal friend of mine).  She plans on stepping up her eBay game, freelancing, running a […]


Introducing The #1KHustle Side Income Challenge 1

Hello Sophisticated Spenders! Are you ready to start a side hustle? Are you ready to take your existing side hustle to the next level? Well I’m happy to announce that I’ve teamed up with Jason over at The Butler Journal to bring you the first #1KHustle Side Income Challenge We […]

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8 Easy Ways to Make $500 By Christmas 1

Hello Sophisticated Spenders!!!! There are 100 days till Christmas! I want you to make a crazy amount of money before the year is over so let’s get to work on making some extra money!!! Here are 8 ways you can make and or save $500 by Christmas! 1. Redirect Spending: […]


Introducing A New Concept… 2

Hello Sophisticated Spenders! So I created another website. Which reminds me… I can help you start a blog or create your website.  Reach out and ask! I’ve been blogging for 5 years.  I  have experience and I’ll make sure you learn from all of my mistakes! I’ve been working on […]

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And The Winner of the Blue Apron Box is….

Hello Sophisticated Spenders! We had a grand total of 15 entries and here’s how I broke it down: 1 Sandy (liked) 2 Sandy (commented) 3 Sandy (shared) 4 Jami V (liked) 5 Jami V (shared) 6 Jami V (commented) 7 Aisha (shared) 8 Devon (commented) 9 Pat (commented)) 10 Cali W […]


Friday Five: Can I Go Cash Only in September? 3

Hello Sophisticated Spenders! It’s my favorite day of the week again! Friday We all know I love a good challenge, so why not start this new month with one of my favorites… cash only! Can I go cash only in September? I can’t even answer this question because I normally […]


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Win Six Free Meals: Blue Apron 17

  Hello Sophisticated Spenders! I am now on company #2 from my Food Subscription Box Experiment. (Click here to read about my Food Subscription Box Experiment) I really really loved Hello Fresh (here’s why).  And this week I gave Blue Apron a try. Groupon had a sale and I paid […]


Travel The World Without Getting Into Credit Card Debt 4

Hello Sophisticated Spenders! So I know a little something about travel. I actually got a late start. I didn’t leave the country till 6 years ago at the age of 32.  And I was immediately addicted. I’ve traveled to: Mexico (twice), Barbados (twice), Belize, Puerto Rico, Dominican Republic, Curacao, Dubai, […]

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And The Winner of the Hello Fresh Box is….

Hello Sophisticated Spenders! We had a grand total of 10 entries and here’s how I broke it down: 1 Amanda L (liked) 2 Amanda L (commented) 3 Amanda L (shared) 4 Donielle R (commented) 5 Jany R (commented) 6 Jami V (commented) 7 Jami V (liked) 8 Jami V (shared) […]