• Spending Report Nov 9-12

    Alright blogging buds. It’s time for me to get my head out of the clouds fantasizing and back to reality! My company is going on an overnight retreat today so I will be out of town for my spending report tomorrow. The expenses for today are going to be drafted into/out of my account. My

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  • Today's Rambles

    Lately I’ve been thinking a lot about 2010. I think about my goals, my budget, my job, my apartment, my relationships. I want to accomplish so much this next year! You’ll see when I finally update my 2010 goals. It’s great to make plans and dream, but sometimes it’s not the healthiest for me to

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  • Tuesday Daydreams

    One day I’m going to start a “Dream Fund” where I can save for things I’ve always wanted to do. Here’s a tiny list of things I’d love use this fund for: Visit Disney World Own at least one designer dress, shoe or purse Donate $1,000 anonymously Travel to Israel Take ballroom dance lessons Walk

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  • Have a love-ly weekend.

    This weekend I am visiting J! I can hardly contain my excitement. Sure we saw each other in Atlanta and when I went to that wedding, but it really hasn’t been since August that we’ve had just a low-key weekend by ourselves. It’s also the last time I’ll be able to visit him before he

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  • Spending Report Nov 3-5

    Beginning Balance: $1,445.26 Tuesday: -$31.32 gasoline Wednesday: -$25 thing for my computer -$24.57 Target – $15 gift the rest was food/household stuff Thursday: -$700 debt! -$32 car insurance -$50 charity -$85 verizon internet/cell phone -$30 gym Ending Balance: $467.37 About $1,000 has been moved around in the past few days. Whew! I’m not going to

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  • Debt Update!

    Today my $700 check went to my debt! Yay! To date I’ve paid $10,300 and only have $3,500 left to go! I’m not sure whether you all remember, but this debt goes to my parents. They took out a loan for my college, and I’m paying them back for most of it. Read our story

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  • What is it about money that is so taboo?

    The other day I went out to lunch with a friend. (I promise this was before I vowed not to eat out.) She mentioned that she’d like to go somewhere cheap since things were kind of tight. “Of course, cheap sounds great to me!” I said, always thankful for a frugal food suggestion. As we

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  • October's Net Worth: Up $1,055!

    My net worth increased more than I expected in October! I had a $380 car repair and contributed $100 more towards charity than I normally do. Summary: -I increased Christmas Fund by $180 -I saved $90 in my Emergency Fund -I paid off $380 in car repairs and added $85 back to the Car Repair

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