Category: The Pennies

Enjoy Fast Savings with Groupon Coupons

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Hey there Royals! Sorry about my absence last week. As all of you know I have two fur babies that are my pride and joy. My little one, Daisy, randomly fell ill with something her neurologist (yea there are dog neurologists) is calling little white dog shakers syndrome. It has been a really stressful week and as I’m sure you all can imagine VERY expensive. While I am always on the look out for ways to save, this unexpected expense really caught me off guard and I am scouting even harder for ways to save a few pennies. Thankfully, Groupon Coupons has entered my life and I can save at some of my favorite stores. (more…)

What You Need to Know About Consignment

We live in a world dominated by social media and celebrities. You can’t pass through a grocery store checkout line without seeing celebrities draped in the newest designer clothes and handbags. In reality majority of us can’t afford to rock designer from head to toe, but this doesn’t stop us from lusting over luxury goods. Thankfully for us royals in reality, some genius created consignment shops, which allow us to get our hands on luxury items for deeply discounted prices. (more…)

The Envelope Budgeting System

Alright royals, it’s time to dive into a discussion about money. I while ago I told you all I wanted to focus on encourage you to live fabulously without spending all your hard earned coins. So far you’ve gotten ideas for inexpensive datesaffordable beauty product suggestions, and a myriad of budget-friendly outfit ideas, but we haven’t explicitly discussed money. Well as of today, that’s changing! There are so many different ways to budget money and in my opinion there is no right way. I think it’s best to learn about a few, maybe even try them, and see what works best for you and your family. Today is going to be all about the envelope budgeting system. Maybe you’ve heard of it, maybe you haven’t, but I’m going to cover the what, why, and how of this popular method of budgeting money. (more…)

10 Inexpensive Spring Date Ideas

The weather is trying really hard to break and ever so often we get these gorgeous 60+ degree days. Unfortunately, the days have yet to be consistently warm, so we really have to take advantage of them when we get them. After coming up with 10 inexpensive winter date ideas, I thought it would be fun to come up with some spring date ideas so that when the warm days do come around we aren’t searching for things to do. (more…)

Looking Good 4 Less: Monte Carlo by NYX

Those that know me outside of Royalty in Reality would probably tell you that I’m not a huge makeup buff. In fact, I seldom wear any makeup on a daily basis. While I’d like to think this is because my face is flawless, it’s really because I value sleep more than adding makeup to my morning routine. I’m also confident and comfortable enough to rock a bare face. However, since I started Royalty in Reality, I’ve been trying to step my game up when it comes to getting glamorous. I can definitely appreciate how makeup enhances my beauty and recognize the large role it generally plays in women’s lives. Because of this, I want to start really exploring the world of makeup. (more…)