Monthly Archives: April 2012

Weekly Update

I spent a lovely weekend in Wisconsin and got back late last night. Quality time with Matt > blogging 🙂 Despite traveling last week, I tried to stay on track with my spending. It seems I’m almost always short on … Continue reading

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I would walk 500 miles

Exactly one month ago I was enjoying a delicious brunch and celebrating my completion of my first 1/2 marathon. Where has the time gone?!With hip and knee pain bugging me, I have only ran once since the race. If I … Continue reading

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Money Update Monday

I’m still working on cleaver alliteration for a Monday post of this sort but the post shouldn’t have to wait until a cleaver title is found, right? As I’ve started focusing more on finances lately, I’ve been reading more personal … Continue reading

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Mvelopes Review

I just found out that when I reply to comments via e-mail, they are not being received by the commenter. Shoot. I’m sorry to all who have commented on my blog. I swear I wasn’t ignoring you. For those of … Continue reading

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Hips Don’t Lie

I didn’t have hip pain before the half marathon. Ever since mile 10 of that race my hips have been achey, as if I were a 90 year old woman! Sometimes even just while walking down the street the pain … Continue reading

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It’s always something

It’s hard for me to find a balance between living life to the fullest and being financially smart. When my college basketball team is playing in a championship game at Madison Square Garden, of course I want to go. How … Continue reading

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Three Things Thursday

1. I had coffee with the lovely Kelli from Howdy from New York City last night. Yes, she is just as gorgeous and friendly in person and it’s so nice to meet a new friend in this city! She is … Continue reading

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Post-race exercise

There hasn’t been much talk about exercise the past few weeks because there hasn’t been much in these parts. I’ve tried a few short, easy runs since the race and they haven’t been pretty. At first it was knee pain … Continue reading

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This week’s groceries for under $30

A lot of my spending money goes towards food. I love food, meals are social events, and a cupcake can cure a stressful day. But being on a spending diet really limits what/how much food I eat. Cooking at home … Continue reading

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Goodbye Express

I love Express. For reals. I’ve shopped there religiously since my senior year in high school and I even worked there for over a year in college. Most of my wardrobe is Express, between their yoga pants, work clothes, and … Continue reading

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