Simply Save Week In Review: 8/29-9/4

Simply Save Week In Review

Last week a tough week financially, but this week I’m feeling good! And here is the Simply Save Week In Review… I earned a free drink with My Starbucks Rewards. I’ve wanted to read The Martian and the Kindle version went down… Continue Reading

What I Learned The Summer I Lost My Dream Job

Lessons Learned

Is it weird to have lost my dream job and spent the entire summer unemployed…and then say it was the best summer ever? Well that’s what happened. I love learning and I learned a lot this summer… I learned about myself… Continue Reading

The Great Rental Car Debate: Prepay For Gas?

Prepay For Gas

You just got off the plane and took a shuttle to the rental car facility. The cashier is moving slowly, it’s noisy and crowded, and you’re eager to get your car and get on with your trip. And then you’re… Continue Reading

Free Playlist: Very Best of Ciara

Best of Ciara

If you like Ciara, you can get a free playlist, The Very Best of Ciara, on Google Play! It has 14 tracks, including hits like Goodies and 1, 2 Step. Get it here! I’m not sure how long it will be… Continue Reading

August: What I’ve Read

What I Read This Month

Fifty Shades Darker by E L James Yes, I got hooked and read the second one. Like my friends told me, things got better. The parts of the first book that disturbed me got better in the second book. What’s really… Continue Reading

Saving Money With Cloth Diapers

Saving Money With Cloth Diapers

Soooo many of my friends are having babies right now! One in February, one a few weeks ago, and 3 more between now and October! I don’t know much about kids and babies but I’ve overheard lots of interesting things… One… Continue Reading

Simply Save Week In Review: 8/22-8/28

Simply Save Week In Review

Hi all! By the time you read this post I will likely be en route to Pennsylvania to visit family for the weekend! I’m so excited for this mini vacation! I have a big hunch I’ll be working soon so it… Continue Reading

Fear Is Universal

Fear Quote

I really enjoyed reading On Becoming Fearless…in Love, Work, and Life by Arianna Huffington. It came to me at a good point in my life and a lot of quotes stuck with me and inspired blog posts such as this one… Continue Reading

10 Ways To Save Money While Traveling

Save Money While Traveling

I don’t have any family here in Minnesota so I travel a few times a year to visit family in other states. The price of travel goes beyond the price of plane tickets…there’s a lot more to consider and the costs… Continue Reading

Minimalism & Letting Go

Minimalism Quote

This summer has been an interesting one. I can feel a big change in myself since losing my job. I’ve had an interest in minimalism for a long time now, but I’ve really delved into it in the months since… Continue Reading