Finance

  • Friday I bought a shower gift for my cousin. And I filled up on gas for our trip to Indiana, Monday. Saturday Brea had friends over and I ordered out instead of cooking for everyone. It was 90 degrees. I was hot, headachy and cooking

  • It’s no fun having to be vulnerable and admit you screwed up. But, I want to model self-compassion in the midst of messing up. Wednesday was not good. We took my daughter out for soup to celebrate her last day of school and that was

  • Monday I was doing some vacation planning. I bought as many tickets online as I could, so I don’t have to stand in line. Most things are free there, but some you can still get online for a $1.50 processing fee. And my daughter and I were

  • It was time to remember why we are doing a spending fast. And we did some more vacation planning.  Do you remember why you wanted to do this? Is your motivation still up there? We didn’t spend anything on Friday. Saturday my daughter

  • I bought a few things for dinner. And Jeff and I went on a date. We went fishing – well he fished while I enjoyed nature, then got frozen custard and took a nature walk. What are your favorite frugal dates? Here are some options for cheap

  • More was spent than I would have liked. My daughter needed a swim suit, hat and a couple pair of capris for our trip. And sandals for graduation. I ended up buying an extra shirt for her and a shirt for me as well. Instead of talking myself out

  • This weekend we were at the other side of the state visiting family. We were fed and housed by lovely family members, so the only thing we bought was gas. And I brought the mother’s day presents I had gotten in April. Any tricky spots for