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My Thanksgiving Plans and Spending

November 26, 2014

Hi all! It’s the eve of Thanksgiving and I’m getting really excited about all the delicious food I’m going to consume and the fun I’m going to have whooping butt playing games with my family. (FYI – I’m just a little bit competitive!) 🙂 Anyhow, my Thanksgiving is going to be pretty low-key overall. We’re … Continued

Weekend Recap: I met a Blogger!

October 8, 2014

I’m well aware of the fact that it is now Wednesday and it’s been several days since my fabulous weekend, but I’m still on a high from it! Last Thursday evening I worked diligently to make sure that all of my blogging deadlines had been made, laundry and dishes were done at my house, and … Continued

Paleo Challenge

August 29, 2014

When the summer first started, my capris were so loose that I had to pull them up constantly (but they don’t have belt-loops so what’s a girl to do?). Which I was excited about, but I didn’t want to rush out and buy new ones because I’m still on a strict budget to try to dig … Continued

Book Review: The Lemonade Stand

July 15, 2014

  I was so honored when Shannon Ryan, from The Heavy Purse, first asked me to be a part of her special event celebrating her newest book, The Lemonade Stand! In case you’re not aware, Shannon is a certified financial planner and has been helping people and businesses with their finances for over 20 years. … Continued

My Want List

July 14, 2014

There are several different tactics and ways to help avoid buying unnecessary things, aka “wants” or even “impulse purchases”. Since I’m trying to get out of debt and simultaneously unclutter my life, I really have to avoid these things like the plague. I’ve tried a few different strategies, like the one’s that EM from Journey … Continued

When is it Time to Look for New Employment?

July 2, 2014

It’s not a huge secret around here that I’m not really enjoying my full-time job. After all, I disclosed in my 5 year plan that I want to quit my job to pursue my passions and move to a different location. My original plan was to wait to quit my job and accomplish the move … Continued

My Typical Day

June 25, 2014

Today, I have a guest post about Charitable Giving over at Student Debt Survivor. Check it out! I’ve read a few different blogs where the blogger lays out their typical day so readers can understand what all goes into being a full-time employee and a blogger. Before I started my blog, I’d thought about starting … Continued

Facts About Me

June 9, 2014

Well, the time has come. I’ve been talking via email and Twitter with a lot of you, my fellow PF bloggers, lately about whether or not to reveal more about myself. I’ve finally decided it’s time! 10 (Unknown) Facts About Me: I’m left-handed! It runs in my family. I have a left-handed uncle and several left-handed … Continued

Water Leak!

May 21, 2014

My bad luck continues! Monday night when I went into the laundry room in my basement there was water all over the floor and I could see that it had run down the wall and was on one of the exposed “pipes” up by the ceiling, but there wasn’t water running out of anything or even dripping … Continued

I "Need" a New Car

May 12, 2014

Wow! It has been a whirlwind of problems with my car lately. In case you missed here is a recap: Prior to starting my journey to becoming debt-free in January, I almost never had to spend money on fixing/repairing my car or even really maintaining it. Sure, I put gas in regularly and I changed … Continued

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