Turning savings into spendings can be cheating yourself. #fail
the latest “how much”
The latest "how much" figure is still scary but I have an update on the answer, from the March and April editions of Money magazine.
wasting a quarter
Do we really waste a quarter of the food we buy?
don’t forget bills
Interlude - where I roll my eyes and cost myself money
clothes – OMFG the wardrobe
Even a quick glance at my wardrobe tells me I've bought too many clothes, and specifically I've bought too many that I either no longer wear or never wore.
How’s the pineapple growing? (1)
In any project, you need a baseline. You need to be able to clearly look back and see how much the pineapple has grown (hopefully) or the enthusiasm might dwindle a bit.
interlude - why I love gift cards #bonus
book review: art of frugal hedonism
There's value in almost all of the advice in this book, as it does make you evaluate your daily choices to ensure they're mindful ones, providing meaning for your life.
remember to start
Because sometimes you need a reminder to just start already.
books – because why start somewhere easy
I started my Year of Challenges with what was, for me, going to be the hardest: not buying any books or magazines for a year.