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!
Hello People! It’s been a journey here in the Broke Twenty-Something land this month! I’m thankful to have been busy with some things, but I’m ready to catch back up with you all! The month of July (and now into August) has been made possible by giant vats of coffee. I may need an intervention. … More Coffee & Chit-Chat!
Here in my neck of the Midwest, it’s super common for recent college graduates to buy homes. Almost immediately upon taking a full-time job, I’ve seen numerous of my friends, colleagues and Facebook acquaintances buying homes around my city. Single people or couples, it doesn’t seem to stop anyone from buying around here. However, in … More My Ten Reasons to Rent Instead of Buy
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CSA season is seriously one of my favorite times of the year! Seriously, cue the music: “It’s the most wonderful time….” My love of CSA season is real. For me, CSA season runs from May to mid-November and I love it! The simple definition of CSA is Community Supported Agriculture. LocalHarvest defines the process like … More It’s CSA Time!
Oh man! April was a doozy of a month, that’s for sure! My nine day vacation, shows wrapping up, shows and gigs starting back up…you name it, it all happened! Life-wise, it was a really great month. Budget-wise, the numbers look atrocious. However, you’ll be pleased to know that I only used SAVED money for … More April 2016 Budget Wrap-Up!
(Photo from The New York Public Library Digital Collections) Happy Tuesday morning! I’m off to work for the week, but it’s been a busy rush of gigs since I got back from vacation. Therefore, I thought it was time for a bit of a coffee date, a life update, if you will. If we were … More It’s a Coffee Date Day!
Well, here it is nearing the end of the month and I’ve finally got March’s numbers all ready for you to see! 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 – PearBudget! This spreadsheet really makes it easy to see where I’m … More March 2016 Budget Wrap-Up!
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!
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!