Hello dear ones! It’s been a very hectic start to 2016 for me, but I’m not surprised! I always have great intentions of sitting down and writing blog posts, but I am easily distracted with other projects, but no more! Today, you get a doozy of a post! GOALS FOR 2016! Since I’m getting this … More At long last…Goals for 2016!
(IMAGE SOURCE) Whether we like it or not, it’s tax time. You might be like me – the person who has everything prepped and ready as soon as the year ends, or you’re scrambling on April 14th to cram them in before midnight. More than likely, you fall somewhere in between. 🙂 Or you might … More Getting a tax refund? What’s YOUR plan?
YES! It’s March! Thank goodness! This is the month where my mood and life always seems to pick up, so I’m thrilled it is finally here! So let’s talk about some numbers! If you’ve been following this blog for any amount of time now, you’ll recognize this handy-dandy budget spreadsheet that I love to use … More February 2016 Budget Wrap-Up!
(Photo Credit: The Public Domain Digital Collection of the New York Public Library) I call myself a professional aunt. As someone who loves the children that belong to other people, I’m more than ok with spoiling my nephew on any and all occasions. Gifts? Of course! Ice cream dates? Often! Things he needs? Whenever I … More In debt and owning a 529 plan
Happy February, ya’ll! I can’t get over the fact that we’re already a month (and a few days) into the New Year! I swear that time just keeps on moving faster and faster and faster! If you’ve been following this blog for any amount of time now, you’ll recognize this handy dandy budget spreadsheet that … More January 2016 Budget Wrap-Up!
Here’s hoping your first week of 2016 has been treating you well! I thought it might be time for me to post the last totals of 2015! Here are the breakdowns for November and December, as well as a picture showing numbers from the whole year! It’s actually kind of cool to see all the … More November AND December 2015 BUDGET WRAP-UP — and some year-end analysis!
Here we are at the top of the year! That means it’s time to recap my 2015! I set some very lofty goals, I met exactly HALF of my goals – so 5 of 10! Read on for the details! Add $500 to my ‘slush fund’ savings account. – This was definitely a no. I’m … More The 2015 Goal Wrap-up!
Then you should head over to The Penny Hoarder’s LIVE Black Friday Blog! The Penny Hoarder has been running a live blog about all things Black Friday since November 25th! They’ve got 20 money-saving experts digging for deals and information around the clock! You can head over to the portal to ask any questions you … More Have any #BlackFriday questions?
HAPPY THANKSGIVING! I hope that you’re stuffed full of tasty goodness by the time you read this! During this time in the holiday season, we’re all inundated with email ads, flyers, and TV commercials pushing Black Friday sales. If you’re at all like me, you’re over it. Here’s why I’m planning to #StayInTheBlackFriday: I’m one … More Why I Plan to #StayInTheBlackFriday
Good morrow, reader! I don’t know why I chose to bring out my Shakespearean English on a random Thursday morning, but let’s ride the wave! Let’s talk about surgery, or better yet, the bills brought about by the sinus surgery I had over the summer – July, in fact! When you have any type … More Surgery Bill Wrap-Up!