2-3 Week Break

Since, this is relatively new, and I can make up 2 to 3 weeks of posts easily I will be taking a break to concentrate on my graduate degree final project and presentation. I’ll be back soon, and hopefully with good news.

Frugal Weekend Distractions

Frugal Weekend Distractions
Friday. I wake up. Check the stuff to do and try to plan something fun for J.L. and I to do. Below I list what went through my head. Weekend Distractions for April 11 – 13   New and Worth It on Netflix streaming Short Poppies: Season 1 – Promising comedy with Rhys Darby. Made ...

Home Finances: Planning Tips to Move Cheaply

I’m not claiming these posts will show you the cheapest method of all the time, but this will end up leaving you satisfied with your wallet. Moving into a new place is like a full semester of a school class. You have to prepare and get small tasks done before completing the final project. The ...

Food and Finances: Step Away from the Plain Bland Lunch

Food and Finances: Step Away from the Plain Bland Lunch
This is the final lunch installment. Last week I dove into my strategy for eating healthy and before that the reasoning of eating cheaply for lunch. This week I look into some of my guilty pleasures from past years. I break these out from time to time to satisfy the glutton in me, but mostly ...

Last Week in J.L. Bean’s Purse: March 23 – 29

Last Week in J.L. Bean’s Purse: March 23 – 29
Every Tuesday, we post what J.L. Bean spent the previous week. Her weekly accountability. She also runs through what she shouldn’t have spent money on last week. Anything else you want to see? Let us know!   Quick Review of J.L. Bean’s Purse Let the PT and associated costs continue. Luckily, Riky has a FSA ...

Last Week in Riky’s Pocket: March 30 – April 5 1

Last Week in Riky’s Pocket: March 30 - April 5
Every Monday we post what I spent the previous week. Consider it accountability. I also review what I shouldn’t have spent money on and my reasoning. I’m a sucker sometimes, but I’m hoping that public shaming can fix some of that. Won’t you be my shamer?   Quick Review of Riky’s Pocket March has come ...

Damage Report: Riky’s March Finances 2014 1

Damage Report: Riky's March Finances 2014
Every month I’m going to review what I spent and hopefully get a better idea of what the heck I was doing with my money. This post is always my first impressions and definitely not a good analysis of the what happened over the month. Trying to get a grip on my finances is the ...

Delivery… Eat & Joy

Delivery... Eat & Joy
Every week, we get takeout via an online delivery service for around $50 to try multiple things. Why? Because going out to eat is much more expensive than cooking your own meals, but when you don’t want to cook this gives you options. Also, when you go out, you are more likely to waste time ...

Frugal Weekend Distractions

Frugal Weekend Distractions
Friday. I wake up. Check the stuff to do and try to plan something fun for J.L. and I to do. Below I list what went through my head. Frugal Weekend Distractions for April 4 – 6 New and Worth It on Netflix streaming Bob’s Burgers (Season 3) – Yes, as always. You should watch ...

Home Finances: Keys to Cheap Renting Success 7

Home Finances: Keys to Cheap Renting Success
When considering what to write about for the first week on finances at home, I wanted to write on renting as I’m familiar with it. Most people in a similar financial situation are forced to do the same as well. However, as I typed up the draft I noticed something: I have a lot to ...