How much I spent on a low-spend month, including buying a chair and booking a trip.
As an antidote to my last consumerist post, today I’m back to basics with thoughts and feelings. And what’s more basic than the thoughts that pop into your head? Specifically, how you think about money. Because personal finance is never just about doing math or following the right steps or developing enough willpower. I don’t know […]
As the years have gone by on the blog, I don’t talk much about my own money anymore. There’s no real ‘news’ to tell. I don’t have a dramatic debt makeover story. I’m not on quest to be financially independent in two years. And there’s not even a mortgage to steadily pay down each month. […]
I’m headed on a work trip soon, and don’t know when I’ll be able to post again, so I’m sharing this quick post in case you don’t hear from me for a while. Here are links I’ve been loving lately, what I’m watching, what’s inspiring me, and my favorite shopping picks right now. 1. Everything […]
I don’t have a lot of stuff. On the day I moved in with my husband, I had booked the U-Haul truck for the entire day. It took us less than an hour to move. Then my husband and I were left just sitting there on the stoop, twiddling our thumbs. While I don’t have […]
The next ep of Game of Thrones is airing in T-minus three hours so I can’t afford to beat around the bush: Our Q1 numbers really sucked. April is a popular time for bloggers to reflect on their quarterly spending, and I love reading about other people’s frugal wins. Especially ones that are along the […]
I clicked around on Streeteasy this past weekend. Just for fun. Well, you know how that goes. Of course I fell in love with an apartment for sale. Even though I’m technically not in the market to buy a place. But hear me out. The master bedroom had a walk-in closet–the stuff of my HGTV […]