I can’t believe it’s Sunday again. I hope all of you are able to find time to relax and connect with the people you most care about today. I’m happy to report that this week was an economical week filled with some small adventures and opportunities for me to step out of my comfort zone. Monday:… Read More This Week in Cheap
I recently enrolled in the Science of Happiness edX course to learn more about the history of happiness, why we feel happiness, and if we’re able to generate happiness. I’m only on week two and I can already feel the positive impact on my life. I think the simple act of choosing happiness is can… Read More Three Good Things
Holy heatwave Batman! I’m not sure about where you are, but in Southern California it was hot, humid, and miserable all week. I tried my best to take a zen approach to the awful weather, but when it was still 90 degrees at 3:00 in the morning, my “be one with the heat” mentality went straight… Read More This Week in Cheap
I’ve had a hard time thinking of a way to introduce this post. It’s been sitting in my queue for a couple of days and I’ve read over it many times. I want to take some time to talk about some of my goals. I narrowed it down to five, but I feel so anxious limiting… Read More Goals
When my boyfriend and I moved in with each other a year and a half ago, we crammed both of our lives in our 720SF house. Needless to say, we both had (and still have) a lot of things. Over the past several weeks I have been making an effort to downsize and declutter all of… Read More Operation: Read All the Books!
When I first read about Cait from Blonde on a Budget’s Shopping Ban, I was immediately intrigued and inspired Could I really step away from my shopoholicism and really try to actively save my money like her? For the past month and a half, I’ve been trying to do just that. I cleaned out my… Read More The September Spending and Savings Plan
August is the first month that I started actively trying to save money. There were some inevitable start-up costs such as buying this website domain and getting a Costco membership, but I’m optimistic both will be worth the cash. This month, I also sold $35.00 worth of stuff I never use (a rusty bike and a… Read More August Spending Round-Up