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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

My Birthday: How I Treated Myself on a Budget

April 15, 2014

Happy Birthday to me! Happy birthday to me! Sunday was my birthday and all I wanted to do was have a weekend off from work of all kinds. While I didn’t fully succeed in that, farm work never really stops, I did treat myself by taking the weekend off from my part-time job. I also didn’t make or … Continued

What Do You Want to be When You Grow Up?

March 24, 2014

What you want to be when you grow up is a question commonly asked during your early childhood years, but as you get older people stop asking it. In high school they instead ask where you’re going to college. Then in college they ask what you’re majoring in. Nearing college graduation, they ask what jobs you found,  interviewed … Continued

Finding Your WHY

March 12, 2014

I’ve told you all about me and how I got into debt. I’ve also shared my 2014 goals, relating to my debt, clutter, and life in general. But one thing I’ve haven’t yet talked about is the big picture of why I want to get out of debt. I haven’t shared this partially due to fear, but also because … Continued

To-Do Lists: Helpful or Detrimental?

March 11, 2014

There are lots of varying opinions among clutter bloggers and PF bloggers alike on the subject of the infamous To-Do list. Some, like Cindy at 365 Less Things, feel that To-Do lists are helpful for organization and efficiency. She even suggests having lists for lots of different purposes. I like LOVE her rationale, as it pretty much … Continued

I'm Really Lucky

March 10, 2014

Even though I haven’t told my parents, other family, or friends about this blog (or my debt situation), I still want to give a shout out to my parents today. Without them, I think I’d be in even more trouble than I’m in. My parents have done a lot for me over the years. Of course, they … Continued

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