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A Note About the Year of Luxury

The Year of Luxury won't begin until October 31st, but it hasn't stopped me and the hubs from getting a jump on it. After DJing at a Dragon Con for David Mack, illustrator of the Kabuki comic, his love for his comic book collection has been revived.

So yeah, he dropped some coin on mylar bags, pricing guide and some particularly good deals on comics he wanted. I, as you know, bought my lovely couch and the beige and brown LV looking luggage from Fashion Royalty. I wantd to do a little set of photos for you but then I decided to throw a Halloween party in doll land. And the hubs said I may get my bday camera in a week or so instead of the end of November so I might as well hold out and give you some good pics.

BY THE WAY, if you have purchased FDQ's book on doll photography, lemme know how you liked it.

Anyway, I love the luggage. The vanity case even has a little mirror. I can't wait to play with it.

But I digress. The real point of this post was to talk about the Year of Luxury. So the other day I told my sister in law, the financial guru of the family, that my husband and I never write out a budget. When we do that we realize we have no money. Less than none. But when we just live life, pay the bills and give ourselves little luxuries like doll mags and Starbucks and we have more than enough to live an easy life.

So far the Year of Luxury is no different. We're saving more than ever (for maternity leave), buying our collectables, and money is being hurled at us left and right. The hubs is landing gigs like crazy, my aunt came into some money and has become muy generoso. Even when I thought we had no long sleeve shirts and undershirts for our daughter for winter, voila, I open a drawer and realize I had stashed a bunch of hand-me-downs away months ago.

If you decide to name your year with me this year, be sure to give it a powerful title!


  1. Okay, so, let me just say, I love your attitude toward budgeting-- or non-budgeting. We are the same way. You and I (and our sweeties) just don't really seem to conform to the "real world" so why should we try to make our $$ conform? Being happy is the point! :) And it's when you stop stressing that the sun starts shining! Still working on naming my upcoming year, but I'm doing it for sure-- I just love the idea, but wanna get it right. (And not get pregnant, lol!) I'm off to email you!


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