Nomadland: Surviving America in the Twenty-First Century by Jessica Bruder I don't know where to begin. I borrowed this book from the library with ok'ish expectations. How sucky could this book be if it got made into a movie? I thought to myself. I finished this book in a matter of days. It sucked me … Continue reading Book Review: Nomadland by Jessica Bruder
"Endless desire is one of the pitfalls of human nature, and one of the first things you need to cure if you want to get ahead more quickly." Your Money or Your Lifeby Vicki Robin Who this book is for: Anyone struggling to build a budget, stay afloat with your finances, get out of debt, … Continue reading Book Reviews: Your Money or Your Life by Vicki Robin
Millennials are likely to blame for cutting the cable cords back around 2008. Ahhh good old 2008! 2008 was the height of the Great Recession and around that same time Roku started to gain popularity. Anyone else find the timing a bit comical? Boomers killed our economy (maybe not all Boomers) with the deregulation of … Continue reading What’s the Point of Cutting Cable?
Mr. BMM dropped an idea a couple weeks ago about his truck. See his truck was the last vehicle we owned that had a loan. Two months ago he paid off his motorcycle. However, seeing that the truck loan was close to $26,000 made the loan seem like a giant mountain rather than a little … Continue reading How We Ditched the Last Vehicle Loan
The Beautiful Minimal Millennial is back from vacation! Last year I decided to take one month off from writing to give myself a little break, a breather, and to catch up on writing. I’m thankful that I decided to repeat my vacation again this year. Hemi Looking at the Treat in my Hand Family Update: … Continue reading Back from Vacation
I’ve been a runner for over 15 years. It’s something I picked up in my mid-20s. I dabbled in the beginning years. Over the last couple of years, it’s MY THING. I love to run. I run on vacation. I run a couple times a week. I love competing against myself. I am always asking … Continue reading Why Do we Tie Salary to Worth?
I found a new podcast and its binge worthy. This past weekend I listened to the “Downsizing Your Digital Life with Corbett Barr” episode. I was folding laundry and listening. This episode really got me thinking. Do I need all of those Instagram posts to live eternally on the internet? Why does it feel normal … Continue reading Slowly Deleting My Digital Life
Yesterday I eavesdropped on my coworkers talking about a virtual Tupperware party going on. Honestly I thought Tupperware was from my childhood and it wasn’t a thing anymore. It was all of that burnt orange, yellow, and green from maybe a 1970s Tupperware party that I grew up using. Anyone else remember these? My Mammy … Continue reading Tupperware Parties are Coming Back! – My Frugal Ways Avoided the Party
Decisions. Decisions. Decisions. Anyone else tired of constantly making decisions? Tired of constantly being bombarded with advertising? Ever go to the store with a list of 5 things and come out with 50? Ever since I started to live a more minimalist life I realized that all of the advertising, flashing signs, and marketing stuff … Continue reading Why Online Grocery Shopping Works for Me
It’s been a while since I wrote a financial update after switching from saving to paying off debt. Pour yourself a cup of tea and let’s catch up. What Happened with My Tax Bill? The first weekend in February I did our taxes and found out that I personally owed $2,462 by April 15. I … Continue reading No Spend April 2021 Update