Month: August 2017

One Perpetual Frugal Fail – I Hate My Clothes & What I’m Going To Do About It

One Perpetual Frugal Fail – I Hate My Clothes & What I’m Going To Do About It

I Hate My Clothes I hate my clothes. My wardrobe is full of 70% blehs. There is plenty of stuff to wear but at the same time there is absolutely nothing to wear. Since I spoke so much of my awesome frugal wins last time, […]

7 Frugal Wins (But No Fails Yet Since I’m Awesome) – August 2017

7 Frugal Wins (But No Fails Yet Since I’m Awesome) – August 2017

A’hoy gentle readers! We’re doing our first ever frugal wins post today (idea robbed from Frugal Asian Finance). This is disguised as a general life update as well. I would have squished this into my family income reports but our August income report is going […]

The Dying Middle Class – “Two American Families” (PBS Frontline) – Film For The Weekend

The Dying Middle Class – “Two American Families” (PBS Frontline) – Film For The Weekend

The YouTube Auto-Play Pit… Hiya guys! Come watch a movie with me! I started climbing down the YouTube auto-play pit when Duke of Dollar recommended a Warren Buffet documentary. I believe it was around midnight, I had insomnia, and way too many tabs open…this is […]

At What Age Does Being Broke Stop Being Cute?

At What Age Does Being Broke Stop Being Cute?

When I left college, I was so depressed. I was depressed that I was working two jobs (teaching multi-media and bar hosting) and I was still barely getting anywhere thanks to San Francisco’s astronomical cost of living. I told Mr. Executive one night: “My 22nd birthday […]

Taking The Zero Day Challenge – A Month in Review (+ Foodporn)

Taking The Zero Day Challenge – A Month in Review (+ Foodporn)

What is the Zero Day Challenge? Zero Day Challenge (ZDC) is essentially what happens when no-spend day challenges and a money diary were to have a baby and that baby happens to be frugal. The downside with a general no-spend challenge is that people who take […]

3 Profound Things I Wish I Knew Before Adulthood

3 Profound Things I Wish I Knew Before Adulthood

The world is this big scary mega congregation of random events, unpredictable messes, and catastrophic meaningless nothings. I fear earthquakes, bed bugs, car accidents, identity theft, and under-cooked chicken. All in all, I am a chicken. I have to stop summarizing the things I’m afraid […]

The $1,000,000 Game: How Any Millennial Can Become a Millionaire

The $1,000,000 Game: How Any Millennial Can Become a Millionaire

Who wants to become a millionaire? After Gameboy Color came out I remember running over to my best friend’s house to drool over hers. We took turns playing her Pokémon Blue and winning big money at Team Rocket’s casino. It took the two of us an […]

The Influential People of My Life (Past & Present)

The Influential People of My Life (Past & Present)

Cast of Characters I’ve written a cast of real-life characters of mine in the hopes of building rapport. This list constitutes those who have left a unique fingerprint on my existence, both past, and present. I didn’t start this blog as a diary but a […]