Practicing Mindfulness on Black Friday

Every year I plan not to ‘celebrate’ Black Friday and every year I inevitably buy something – many somethings – despite my inherent desire for minimalism and my anti-capitalistic tendencies. I have always been a deal finder, a bargain hunter, a thrifty woman–not because it is convenient but because I know what it is like…

Lingerie Detective is on Birthday Hiatus!

Yo! My birthday is sliding down the calendar in ONE WEEK! For those not in the know, I turn the big 30 this year and plan to be sloshing said birthday down with some rare bubbly and a good meal and hopefully a fun trip somewhere. That being said, Lingerie Detective is on HIATUS right…

Murphy’s Laws of Online Shopping

Place an order. Payment is withdrawn from Paypal, yet you do not receive an order confirmation. It has been two weeks and you still have not received a shipping confirmation. Company ships part of your order of final sale items before telling you they are cancelling the rest of your order due to items being…

Money Talk: April Lingerie Haul

My monthly lingerie hauls are a transparency project: they disclose what I bought or was given each month, how much I spent, and why I purchased the items I chose.  If you missed my March Lingerie Haul, check it out! Here is what I bought/was given in April.   SheThinx HipHugger Undies: $35.51 CAD SheThinx…

Money Talk: March Lingerie Haul & Hosting Renewal Fees

My monthly lingerie hauls are a transparency project: they disclose what I bought or was given each month, how much I spent, and why I purchased the items I chose.  If you missed my February Lingerie Haul, check it out! Here is what I bought/was given in March. Bluebella Asteria Set (black) – $81.84 CAD…

Money Talk: My February Lingerie Haul

There is a call out for more transparency from bloggers. I recently read a most excellent article called Let’s talk about money, honey: lingerie retail therapy by The Holy Brail wherein she says: “It’s hard to see fellow bloggers – and other fashion/lifestyle bloggers – posting their newest acquisition, their shopping hauls, while holding myself…