Living on $13,000 or Less: It Takes Money to Get Money

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How our family lived on $13,000 during graduate school-without food stamps, medicare, or subsidized housing.

This is part 15 of the Living on $13,000 or Less series. Click through if you missed earlier posts.

 

It takes money to get money

That’s a phrase I do not often agree with. I believe in happening to life, not reacting to it. It’s far more fun to create awesome solutions than just grumble on the couch. But…there is something to be said for money helping you get more money. Having a financial buffer allows you to avoid crisis (more…)

Living on $13,000 or Less: Time is Money

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How our family lived on $13,000 during graduate school-without food stamps, medicare, or subsidized housing.

This is part 14 of the Living on $13,000 or Less series. Click through if you missed earlier posts.

 

Wahoo! I just found a deal, 80% off the new leopard print eyelash extension/curler all in one combo pack! I’ve always wanted this versatile tool! Who knew they made that right!? Don’t mind me hon, I’m just going back out for the 15th time today. I’ll be back soon! Oh, and would you get the kids a snack? Sunny’s gnawing on her arm again…

Let’s get real

I don’t think even extreme couponers act that way, and yet reading frugal blogs can feel like you should shop—all. the. time. (more…)

Tardis Games Winners

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Happy Tardis games! And may the odds be ever in your favor. Now before we begin, I have a very special message brought to you all the way from…

Kidding, just kidding. Here’s the winners from the Tardis giveaway. (more…)

End of the Month Tacos

End of the month tacos, the perfect meal when you have more month than money left.
Hey you know what? It’s almost the end of tax month! Huzzah! We may or may not have had to actually pay this year. :(  It was definitely time to step up my frugal game. Going back through my notes on grad school for the Living on $13,000 or Less series was a good reminder that I needed, bringing up forgotten habits and recipes. If any of you got bitten by the tax bug I’ve got the meal for you. (more…)

Enjoying the Loveland Living Planet Aquarium: Review

Tips for visiting the new Loveland Living Planet Aquarium, plus learn how to get two visits for the price of one!  This is in Draper Utah.

The New Aquarium in Draper Utah is up and running, here’s some tips on how to make your visit better.

“Fishy, Fishy!” He exclaimed over and over as he attempted to scale the rock wall, trying to reach that small window of aquatic life. Almost creating his own punk ballet with the motion of his body. Bobbing from side to side-tippy toe to tippy toe and straining his biceps for all he was worth, so close and yet so far. Sir bounce-a-lots excitement bubbled over and attracted the attention of every adult around. (more…)