August Adventures (monthly goals)

I only had three things I wanted to accomplish in August: 1. $110 mortgage prepayment – success! 2. $190 grocery budget – success! I spent about $162 making this my lowest food-month of the past 12 months. Time to keep this trend going! 3. Separate renovation and student loan.  Have student loan debt at $5,000Continue reading “August Adventures (monthly goals)”

Making travel plans (Or; how to spend money instead of save)

So I have this crazy plan for travel going in my head but before I get to that lets check out my goals and progress for 2011 (Read more here) 1. To complete at least 4 more courses for my degree. -> On track! 3 passed, registered for 3 more in September 2. To haveContinue reading “Making travel plans (Or; how to spend money instead of save)”

NBN Fitness challenge Final Results!

This fitness challenge ran from July 23 until August 20. Well, the challenge is done so let’s see what we’ve accomplished. My goals during this challenge were: Increase strength & stamina as measured by moving along in the C25K program and lose 6 pounds, or 1.whatever pounds per week. – run the c25k 3x weeklyContinue reading “NBN Fitness challenge Final Results!”

Yakezie Blog Swap #10 – The Best Go Green Method to Save Money by Shane from Beating Broke

The following is a guest post from Beating Broke, a frugaler at heart, as part of the Yakezie blog swap #10. This swaps’ topic du jour is “The Best Go Green Method to Save Money”. You can see my first-ever guest post as part of the blog swap over at Beating Broke today! If I’mContinue reading “Yakezie Blog Swap #10 – The Best Go Green Method to Save Money by Shane from Beating Broke”

Spending Week 20 (Aug 8 – 14)

Monday: No Spend Day! Tuesday: No Spend Day! + $794.42 Income Wednesday: – $46.43 Groceries (+$20 in Airmiles gift cards) – $101.36 Internet/Phone Thursday: – $6.93 BM – $77.61 BM Friday: – $126.96 Mortgage – $110.00 Extra mortgage pym – $17.29 Home Depot RENO Saturday: – $12 movies BM Sunday: No Spend Day! Totals: Income:Continue reading “Spending Week 20 (Aug 8 – 14)”

Week 3 – NBN Fitness challenge update

This fitness challenge runs from July 23 until August 20. Week 3 is over! I haven’t seen any updates from anyone else yet but here’s mine; First, my personal goals during this challenge: Increase strength & stamina as measured by moving along in the C25K program and lose 6 pounds, or 1.whatever pounds per week.Continue reading “Week 3 – NBN Fitness challenge update”

Spread da Love – Link-Love! #13 (<- I'm not entirely sure why I number these posts, but I do, so you know)

Please head on over to A Lotta Lettuce who wrote the most sane-awesome-post ever about babies and fear and all that fun stuff. (Don’t forget to congratulate!) In related news check out; The Pea in the Pod Waved! on The Saved Quarter Blonde on a Budget paid off $5,000 of debt in 2 months, wahoo!Continue reading “Spread da Love – Link-Love! #13 (<- I'm not entirely sure why I number these posts, but I do, so you know)”

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