I’m determined August is going to be awesome. Goals: Update resume & portfolio Spend no more than $54.03 on clothes. Pay $500 to debt. Snowflake any extra money to savings. Spend only $55 on gifts. Give the blog a little face-lift. Possibly buy an airplane ticket to visit BFF in Atlanta(?) Figure out a way
Weekly Report: Just Barely Survived!
Money: Starting Balance: -$66.42 -$13.58 groceries -$13.12 gas +$87 from roommate +7 ad income Ending Balance: +$0.88 Wow, that was a a close one! But I am pleased to report that I have $0.88 left! Yipeee. I still need to pull together the July goals/budget wrap up (since today is technically still July), but so
Remember my $200 Clothing Challenge?
Yeah, me neither. The day after Memorial day I challenged myself with a $200 budget for Kinross clothes, accessories, shoes, etc. until Labor Day. I forgot all about that challenge until searching through some of my past posts. June: $114. 18 I don’t remember what I bought, except for two work pants at Gap that
What's in your freezer?
I was on the phone with J the other night and he mentioned that he made a list of all the things in his freezer to help him plan his meals for the rest of the month. Now, he’s a frugal chap (duh, of course he would be!), but this ultra-organization sounded like something I’d
I’m Signing a Six-Month Lease
I was on the fence about signing a six or twelve week lease for my apartment. I chose six months. Here’s why: My job is fairly secure, but I have been itching for something new. Plus, it’s not my dream job and I am hopeful that the economy will begin to improve and that I
Weekend Report: July 24-26
Money: Starting Balance : $7.50 Expenses: -$26.70 gas -$7.93 gift -$12.30 gas -$5.69 dinner -$21.30 gas Balance: -$66.42 Dear roommate: Please pay me the $87 you owe me ASAP. Thanks. — Running: Friday: REST! :) Saturday: 0 miles Sunday: 0 miles So, running didn’t go so hot this weekend. I was out of town and
I work in advertising and thought I’d share a video to give you a sneak peak into the types of clients I work with… sort of. ;) [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=R2a8TRSgzZY]
Weekly Spending Report: July 20-23
Money Log: Starting Balance: $166.09 Expenses: -$158.59 -$33 Cable bill -$89 Electric bill -$36.59 Groceries Income: +$0 Ending Balance: $7.50 I know. This looks really bad. However, I am still awaiting $87 from my roommate for apartment reimbursements. I am going home this weekend, so about $60 will be used towards gas. Sigh. Let’s hope
How to Save Time & Money on Your Hair
The Situation: 1. I have very dry hair and don’t need to wash it every day. 2. My hair is naturally curly, wavy, and frizzy. 3. I spend an average of $17 for hair loss shampoo & condition and $20 on leave-in products. Perhaps a little pricey, but worth it to make my hair behave.