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Who Pays for What?


With so many expenses going into a wedding, it can be hard to keep track on which costs are supposed to be paid for by which parties. 199 more words


The cost of winging it for one day

I’m trying to get my sh*t together–I really am!  A few weeks ago, when I was transferring even more money out of the savings account to cover living expenses, I realized that things had to change.   530 more words

Alleged Super Mom


What a blur life has been lately.

I don’t think I realized how difficult keeping this pace of life would be. At first we were motivated by sheer will-power, adrenaline, and raw cash. 256 more words

Discretionary Expense of the Month

When I linked to my budgeting spreadsheet in an earlier post, I mentioned that I had several color-coded categories. The large majority of these are expenses I can’t or shouldn’t avoid – some are adjustable and some aren’t, but there was only one category of spending that I could completely eliminate if I wanted or needed to, and that’s this one: 406 more words

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