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!
Over a month behind in life, but here is my vacation breakdown post! Each year I’ve gone on vacation since starting this blog, I’ve been able to pay for my weeklong vacation in cash! It’s been a goal every year and one that I’ve consistently hit each year – including last year! This year was … More NYC 2016 – A cash vacation success!
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!
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!
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!
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!
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!
Guys! It’s summer now! I can totally feel it! The humidity is high and the sun is shining! That means it’s time for one of my favorite summer pastimes…ROAD TRIPS! Check this out! I’m really excited to be creating some content for dealspotr.com now and hopefully into the future! You can now read up on some of … More My 3 Frugal & Fun Hacks for Your Summer Road Trip!
If you’ve been following me for a bit, you might know that I just took my weeklong vacation/birthday trip to NYC! I had an amazing time and I even met one of my 2015 Money Goals while I was there – paying for the entire trip in cash! No credit cards allowed! I kept my … More My Trip to NYC Without Breaking the Bank!