Happy New Year! A new year has crept up fast but hey here we are in 2014! Now I would be telling the biggest white lie ever if I were to write about how much money I've spent on various fashions or proclaiming, “This is how you shop smartly,” blah blah blah. No, I for one have not had the means as of late to rack up on whatever the latest styles are and come home with fancy shopping bags or order online and await packages to be delivered. It just isn't my reality right now, but that doesn't mean I can't enjoy a few joys of treating myself to something special, much like these 5 fashion and beauty ideas that accompany this article! Now, if you are in a position to do what I envy most right about now (shopping!) then of course by all means shop, splurge, spend! But all is fair in beauty, love for fashion and a war-drobe that includes inexpensive finds. Without further ado here are 5 ideas to consider to give your wallet a rest when it comes to skin regimens, clothing, hair and more!