I cannot believe that it’s time to plan for the third quarter of 2017. For reasons that might deserve their own post, we like to plan out our finances on a quarterly basis. After much debating (maybe more than I expected) we have a set plan for our money for the next quarter. I talked… Continue reading Q3 2017 Debt Repayment Plan
Back in the depths of the recession, monthly spending/saving/money reports were super common on personal finance blogs. And as a generally nosy (inquisitive?) person, I loved it. I find it fascinating to read about how other people live and, in this context, make decisions about their money. This isn’t necessarily a personal finance, debt-free journey… Continue reading Monthly Money Summary: May 2017
It was HOT here yesterday. I mean, hot, in the general sense of the word, not some skewed New England version. It was over 90 degrees. Blech. I promise that is purely coincidental and that I had my Friday Favorite planned before then…but I was particularly grateful for these items yesterday while the temperatures skyrocketed.… Continue reading Friday favorite: Curly hair care routine
First, the good: We are starting this month with an abundance of food. Truly. We (finally) have a small stockpile of canned goods, pasta, potatoes and and oats. The not-so-good: We have several one-off or yearly expenses this month, some of which were unforeseen. In order to limit the damage, we’ve decreased our grocery budget… Continue reading $200 Grocery Budget: May 2017
February was a bad month for our food budget…by which I mean we spent our entire budget in the first half of the month. Oy. This is one of those odd moments where I’m really not sure how the budget went so awry. Yes, we did some stocking up, and yes we purchase some beer,… Continue reading Recent Eats
Confession time: I always make shopping lists, but almost never adhere perfectly to them. Sometimes the produce will look sketchy or there will be a store-specific sale that wasn’t advertised anywhere and is too good to pass up. So with that confession in mind, here is what I am planning on purchasing this week. I’ll… Continue reading Grocery List: Week of November 20th
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