2010 Goals: A Revision

What a busy couple of weeks I've had! And things are staying busy for the foreseeable future. This week is T's birthday and I have several after school obligations, then next week I'm off to Ohio for the A.P. reading! I'm very excited, not only because it's an excellent ... Read more...

Mini Challenge Fail + May Goal Update

Well, my $10 mini-challenge for this week was once again a fail. I guess I just like to spread my spending out, and if I don't feel like it's an absolutenecessity to limit my spending, I just won't do it. Oh well. In other news, I've done some re-crunching of my monthly ... Read more...

Mini Challenge Do-Over

Given how expensive May will be for me, I'm trying to keep my miscellaneous spending to a minimum. Thanks to the always helpful and lovely Revanche (loved your comment about my troll comment, BTW!), I've decided to set a spending limit for the week, rather than trying to spend ... Read more...

Updates: The Day Off Edition

I took the day off from school today because I've had a very long couple of weeks, and I'm putting in a full day tomorrow to tutor the tenth grade English students before their state test, which is two weeks away. English is my other certification, but I've never taught it before ... Read more...

Mini Challenge

With the exception of the shipping costs for my Mother's Day gift (which should be minimal) I'm going to try not to spend any money between now and Friday. I have an almost-full tank of gas and food in the fridge, but I'm really bad at the whole "no spend day" thing. It always ... Read more...

I Have Only One Goal for May

Break even.I have so many expenses this month, plus I have to pay off a few from the end of April when my credit card bill comes in on Friday, that I just want to end the month with the same amount of money I started with. It's a pretty simple goal, but this might end up being ... Read more...