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Everybody’s Workin’ for the Weekend

Weekend’s are pretty much glorified by everyone, and for good reason too. No work and plenty of leisure time. What could be better? For me, this weekend will be spent doing a whole lot of nothing–and I’m not sad about it. Not one bit. I have a few projects that I’d like to get done, but I will mostly be relaxing! Weekend To Do (I told you I loved to make lists–Read more about it here) Clean out my car. My dad recently told me “Why go shopping for new  ...

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It’s a Rich Man’s World

So you have a job (YAY!) and love getting those paychecks…who doesn’t? But you still want extra money to spend guilt-free or save. (Keep in mind, this is for us folks who don’t have a stock portfolio or anything financially fancy) What to do, what to do? You could : a.  Sing about it like ABBA: Money, money, money Always sunny in the rich man’s world All the things I could do If I had a little money, It’s a rich man’s world OR b. FIX IT, DEAL WITH IT and  ...

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Just Call Me the Consignment Queen

How long can you be considered a “poor college graduate?”  My guess is that my time is limited. Is it time to put on my big girl panties and suck it up? Probably.  How about instead of Poor College Graduate — Frugal Young Professional? I’m liking it. Since I’m saving for my “big girl apartment” and various other things,  I have a {very aggressive} savings plan. {Very aggressive} meaning I’m saving about 90% of my paychecks to get to my goal by  ...

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e, i, e, i….Uh O!

About a month ago, I agreed to house-sit for my boyfriend and his family while they went on vacation. Little did I know what I was getting myself into. Seriously. Welcome to the Ryan farm where there are 3 horses, too many chickens to keep up with, a pig that acts like a dog (complete with barking and tail wagging–I’m not kidding), two bunnies who hate hot weather (hello it’s the South), five dogs, and a cat. Now you can see where I started to regret this. I had to feed  ...

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