Well, it’s been way overdue, but I’ve finally decided to redo my budget. The PearBudget spreadsheet that I have been using was no longer serving my budgeting needs. Since I quit my job a little ways back, it’s time to make a new one to reflect what I’m making now. There’s a million reasons to … More A Budget Update!
What?! Friday? Ok, whatever, I’m on this. Have you been out celebrating St. Patrick’s Day? I wish I could be, but alas, there’s work to be done! Time to enjoy some FIVE THINGS FRIDAY! FIVE THINGS I ATE: As you’ll see below, I got my first shipment from Thrive Market! I got these really tasty … More FIVE THINGS FRIDAY – March 18, 2016!
Whew, March! I’m so glad to see you! For some reason, I’m always in the dullest moods and in the most unproductive state during the months of January and February. It’s literally like once the calendar page turns to March, I’m a new woman. Same with daylight savings time, that clock springs forward and I’m … More FIVE THINGS FRIDAY – March 4, 2016!
Yes, that’s right – JANUARY 1st, 2016! Happy New Year to you & yours today! I’m working today (holiday pay!), but I’m excited to get back in the groove with some Five Things Friday! FIVE THINGS I ATE: Holiday treats! I seriously ate so many things that were holiday related this week – cookies, toffee, … More FIVE THINGS FRIDAY – January 1st, 2016!
It is no secret that the financial crunch of the last decade has hit seniors, particularly retirees, quite hard. We won’t belabour the details such as fixed pensions, inflation, and the like, as they have been discussed ad nauseum in myriad other forums. Rather, we will endeavour to find a few creative means by which … More Creative Ways for Seniors to Economise
…and now I’m aware that rhymes…hmph. I know I’m opening a huge can of worms with this one, but I’ll completely stand behind my theory. First, let me say that I agree with AUTOMATING YOUR SAVINGS. It’s something I make sure to do myself – retirement and emergency savings are automatically pulled out of my … More I HATE to Automate!
Good evening all! Super excited to be back for a FIVE THINGS FRIDAY! Read on for some highlights of my week! FIVE THINGS I ATE: Sweet Potato Black Bean Burgers – Super easy and made extra for lunches! E-Hydrate – Great before my workouts! Pumpkin Spice Flavored Pizzelle Cookies – I’m always down for anything … More FIVE THINGS FRIDAY – October 9th, 2015!
One of the problems with being in debt is that when you’re trying to live frugally you’re all the more tempted to make the silly purchases you don’t need. One of the best ways to avoid these frivolous purchases and make ends meet is by setting yourself an annual budget and making sure to stick … More Setting up an Annual Personal Budget and How to keep to it
WHAT!?! It’s the end of June!?!?! How is this happening?! Can I just get a week for the clock to stop!?! 2015 is flying by! Here’s some FIVE THINGS FRIDAY for all of you! FIVE THINGS I ATE: Paleo Fried Zucchini Squash Recipe with Cool Dill Dip | Paleo Newbie — This was awesome! One … More FIVE THINGS FRIDAY – June 26th, 2015!
Well, here we are! It’s Friday! That means another week is almost in the books! WOW! Things are going swimmingly here! Life is busy with work, for sure! There are lots of other fun things on my horizon too, so I’m keeping myself pretty happy! Now, some 5 things! FIVE THINGS I ATE: SKILLET CHICKEN … More FIVE THINGS FRIDAY – May 8th, 2015!