Spending Fast…and Now that I’m Spending AGAIN

Since my Spending Fast, I’ve had some expenses for school that I have needed to take care of (i.e. immunizations, shoes and upgrading my software on my personal computer); nevertheless, I have been exercising more and enjoying the great weather outside. I couldn’t help but wander through REI and look at all the cool, efficient…

Spending Fast FINISHED: Conclusions and Lessons Learned

So in retrospect of my Spending Fast, here are some conclusions that I have come to Wants: Reality: Eating out/happy hours 1x/week – more of bummer as I was pretty frugal when I did go out = normally spending $10 Hard – I make this sound like I’m a socialite but I’m not. As long…

Spending Fast: Day 21 – Get Creative

So  honestly….I’m just wanting to revamp some of my clothes although I realistically, I don’t NEED new clothes and the next year of my life is going to be Nursing school. So with going through my closest, I decided to: Go through and get rid of clothes that I don’t wear anymore and are just…

Spending Fast: Day 13 – How to Move Beyond Convenience

I’m almost halfway through the month of this Spending Fast, and I’ve noticed my biggest struggle is really fighting against convenience. For instance, you need to run errands on the weekend and you will be gone all day. Grabbing a banana or power bar is easy however power bars are not always cheap and sometimes…

Spending Fast: Day 3

So today is already starting a little bit hard = I wasn’t able to make lunch last night with the in-laws in town, and trying to be a good host; so I don’t have a lunch 😦 Also tonight, we are invited over to the hubbie’s uncle’s house and I was told that there will…

My Spending Fast

So I’m giving myself the 30 challenge before quitting my job to go on a “Spending Fast.” I live a pretty frugal life already so honestly this is going to be a little hard honestly….. I’m telling myself to spend money on only what I NEED instead of, “Well, it’s under $5…ya only live once…….”…

Making Money on Bing

Get rewarded while surfing the internet!   I use Bing as a search engine to look up show-times, research travel sites or other misc. things and earn point while doing it. I signed up for Bing rewards through my Live account and starting surfing. You get automatic points for “signing-up,” referring friends, and every day…

No Sales Tax Days by state

I know a lot of people, especially with school around the corner, are already starting shop and look for deals for back to school or just look for deals in general with summer almost being half way done. I found this the other day and hope that it helps some people with their shopping (whatever…