Stats & Updates


Blog And Income Stats May 2017

Hello Sophisticated Spenders! Time for my favorite part of the month, looking back and looking forward! May was an amazing month…so why didn’t I keep up the momentum for June??? I promised to not miss anymore posts but missed about a month of posts so far because..well, you’ll see below! Let’s […]

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2017 Life Goals Update #1 2

Hello Sophisticated Spenders! It’s time to look back at those life goals that I made back in January. Here’s how this works.  I have the original post below with my updates in parenthesis. It’s VERY important to look forward and look back.  It’s also VERY important to make changes to […]


Blog And Income Stats April 2017 4

Hello Sophisticated Spenders! Time for my favorite part of the month, looking back and looking forward! I promised to not miss anymore posts.  So you WILL have new posts on Tuesdays and Thursdays. Let’s get to the numbers! Readership: 447 (+ 36) Blog Income: $65 (-65) Fitness Income (Zumba and […]

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What To Do With $1,000 Now (2017 Update) 1

Hello Sophisticated Spenders! In November of 2011 I wrote post that went a little something like this: This months money magazine had an article titled What To Do With $1,000 Now.  (Assuming you don’t have any credit card debt!) Here are some of the things they suggested.  Please tell me in […]


Blog and Income Stats: March 2017 2

Hello Sophisticated Spenders! I’ve missed waaay too many posts (I said the same thing last month)! Let’s get to the numbers! Readership: 411 (+ 15) Blog Income: $130 (+65) Fitness Income (Zumba and Insanity Instructor): $306.20 (I am STILL owed some monies, we’ll see if I get paid this month) […]

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Blog And Income Stats: February 2017 2

Hello Sophisticated Spenders! I’ve missed waaay too many posts! Let’s get to the numbers! Readership: 396 (-297 half the posts and half the readers) Blog Income: $65 (same) Fitness Income (Zumba and Insanity Instructor): $268.42 (I am STILL owed some monies, we’ll see if I get paid this month) Sewing: $704.73 […]


Blog and Income Stats: January 2017 4

Hello Sophisticated Spenders! I had a great month (thanks to Sip And Sew Old Town)! via GIPHY Let’s get to the numbers! Readership: 693 (+91 I did not miss any posts!) Blog Income: $65 (same) Fitness Income (Zumba and Insanity Instructor): $237.67 (I am owed some monies, we’ll see if […]


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2017 Goals 6

Hello Sophisticated Spenders! I wanted to take the time to jot down a few goals for 2017 (I still can’t believe it’s 2017). Blogging: -I will post twice a week on Tuesdays and Thursdays.  My old MWF schedule was a bit too much. -I owe you some recaps!  I need […]


2016 Year In Review

Hello Sophisticated Spenders! So I think this is the year I’ve written the least amount of posts however, I started a record number of side hustles. If you would have told me in the beginning of the year that I’d have a sewing business, I’d think you were crazy. But […]

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Blog And Income Stats: October, November and December 2016 3

Hello Sophisticated Spenders! I owe you some updates!!! I will just get right to it! Blog and Income Stats: October 2016 Readership: 924 (+78) improvement Blog Income: $125 (affiliate income) Fitness Income (Zumba and Insanity Instructor): $392.65 eBay: $68.25 (finally sold the same pair of boots I’ve been trying to […]