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!
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
NOTE: This post is sponsored by LivRelief. I’ve always been one of those lucky people that always seems to get bumps & bruises and sprains. You name it, I’ve probably done it! Lately, my biggest aches & pains are stemming from my left calf, ankle, and foot. I’m on my feet A LOT during the … More Try LivRelief to Ease Aches & Pains!
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!
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!
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!
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!
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!
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!