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Having a plan without having a plan

The planning has commenced. There are 188 days until we head off into the sunset. This trip is going to be an adventure to me. I’m a planner by nature, that’s what I do for a living so to me, doing something like throwing everything and heading overseas with little to no plan scares the crap out of me. 697 more words


Challenge Accepted…

In my previous post, I challenged myself to see how possible it really is to provide the family with a healthy balanced diet whilst on an extremely tight budget… Here are the results of my shopping trip… 674 more words

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Building a work wardrobe

When I began my first full-time job, I faced a fashion dilemma.  This was the first time I’d worked in a place that didn’t have a uniform, and I would be free to choose my own clothes for work every morning.   665 more words


Top 10 Free Apps That Pay You Money For Scanning Grocery Receipts

I have compiled a top 10 list of the best smartphone apps that will pay you money for simply scanning your grocery receipts onto your smartphone. 1,132 more words


tammier33 reblogged this on Tammie Riley and commented:

In response to my last post about college budgeting, I've decided to reblog the following post about mobile apps that will help you save money. Big thanks to my new blogging buddy, Katy, for sharing this. Please follow her "Frugal Living Tips" blog. Enjoy!

When you love coffee, but you’re on a budget

I have been an avid Starbucks goer for years. When I have to downsize a bit, I start to get creative about the drinks that I order, though. 442 more words


Filofax Compact Zipped Pennybridge in Raspberry

While I’m patiently (not really) waiting on swatches for my new Van der Spek planner that I’m planning, let me show you what I am using as a wallet right now. 359 more words


how paypal mobile pay saved my life (free/cheap food hack)

I’ve had a serious love affair with PayPal since summer.

It all happened when my classmate, from the beginner sewing class I was taking at CCSF’s Chinatown Campus over the summer, told me about it. 1,047 more words