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I'm Valery. Texas born and raised, currently living in Denver with my husband and two pups. I'm a recovering shopaholic, currently having a no-buy year and learning more about who I am (while saving a bunch of money).

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I have the flu.

Full disclosure, I am writing this post after spending five days in bed, courtesy of the flu. I just needed to write something, but my brain isn’t in the best shape right now. So…here’s a list of things I want…

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Why I’m Committing to A (Very) Low Buy 2020

“I’m done with shopping in excess and done with filling any emotional void that I have with stuff.” – Christina, aka Style Apotheca Y’all, I have to admit something…I have an unhealthy relationship with shopping. I’ve known this for a…

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Serenity Now!

If you’ve been reading blogs for the last few years, you KNOW coming up with a word of the year is the thing to do! I’ve done it for the last five or so years, and I’ll admit sometimes it’s…

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Reflecting on 2019

AKA where have I been since the end of 2018. Goal making is great, and now is the season to look ahead BUT how often do we take the time to actually reflect? We spend so much time go-go-going that…

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