Savings Plans

I’ve been a little flippant (?) with my money lately. A little “oh, what’s $20 here, what’s $20 there?” and it’s starting to show. Since almost ALL my bills came out on my last paycheck, and I bought airfare for a trip to see family/a soccer game, I had to transfer some money out of […]

Well LONG TIME NO TALK again

Hi! The new job has been going on for about three weeks, and I enjoy it pretty well so far! The money isn’t going to change much day-to-day for me, but there are some costs that are going to either be eliminated or diminished substantially: health insurance – was about $200/month – now it’s included […]

The Low-Quality Trap

When I go grocery shopping, I’m like ‘budget Budget BUDGET’ at all cost (ha!) and don’t really pay attention to quality. “TEN DOLLARS for a fancy pasta sauce!” I decry. And then I’ll pay 1.5 times that for a plate of fancy pasta at a restaurant and it feels like “I DESERVE THIS.” So, since […]

Gardening Update and Annoying My Family

Really Brief little update, I took the day off for Fam Times and have been working on the garden and it’s going okay. Here are my tips for enduring when spring pretends to be summer and you have a lot of shit to do. First, when gardening, try not to look like a total serial […]