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Archive for January, 2013

As I am occupied with my writing project and zig-zagging through all of the final touches on an article for a collaborative financial eBook, Lexi is keeping a keen eye on things and busily supervising terrorizing me. …hard at work, my editor-in-chief See you all soon-ish! =^..^=

Have you ever lost a friend over money? What happens when friends are less than supportive of your financial viewpoints and certain financial discrepancies cause tension in your relationships? Vividly I recall that worst. feeling. ever: of being squashed beneath $15,000 worth of debt and all of those crippling feelings that encompass trying to conquer [...]

Being trammeled with a zillion distractions also means I haven’t had a chance to establish my financial and savings goals for 2013. How silly of me. Face palm. So to that end, here we are, officially. It’s time to institute some financial goals for the coming months. Hurrah! I am still a stay-at-home mommy without [...]

This week, I cringe to admit, M. received another parking ticket. I swear to god, between both of our cars, the parking tickets we have received since moving into the city together a year and a half ago has morphed into an absolutely ridiculous amount. Hello, what the hell is wrong with us? And it [...]

How I try to conquer buying lust and prevent that urge to shop before it empties my wallet. Domo: Stop spending…STOP SPENDING, I SAY. When it comes to making purchases, I analyze everything to death before I buy. Here are some simple ways that help me to stay in that savings groove. I envision how [...]

Time, it just…evaporates. This week, I have decided to keep a log of how I spend my time. Since having a baby, I cannot recall feeling restless or bored because the days just dwindle away so quickly now. But where do all of those hours really go? Then it dawned on me: in order to [...]

Yesterday Lexi and I ventured to the library together for the first time. As soon as we stepped into the sunniness of the lobby, I felt right at home. Libraries are like the perfect sanctuary—where it is okay to tip-toe about and wander a bit lost before stumbling into different worlds. It is okay to [...]

I am on a quest for that perfect bag. For the past few years I have been hauling around an ultra cheap purse that quite literally is on its last threads. Little bits are starting to flake off the strap and the seams are becoming undone. The bottom is spongy and torn and getting ready [...]

Holy smokes. I logged into this site last night and immediately I was battered by one hundred and eighteen 129 spam comments—all from yesterday. (Oops, more came through this morning.) Was there a change or update somewhere that I have been oblivious to, that is attracting all of these unsolicited messages? This is my first [...]

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My Broke-Ass Budget

    Striving to reach one financial goal at a time.

    Paid-off Distress Debt:

    Current Net Worth:
    $31, 653

    My current financial challenge, as a stay-at-home mom, is to raise $1,000, somehow.


    $0 $112.50 $372.50 (February 2013)

    Total =
    $372.50 out of $1,000