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works: business consultant
net worth: ~$155,000 as of Dec 2011
eats: sashimi, tartiflette, pho
drinks: earl grey cream tea
gadgets: macbook pro 17", ipod touch (pda)
beauty: fb's list of toiletries/makeup
wants: roland rd700-gx piano
reads: ayn rand, tom stanley, sophie kinsella
watches: bones, mentalist, castle, top chef
wears: wrap dresses & necklaces
loves: minimalism, $$ management, traveling
hates: wearing shorts & being late for anything
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Posted on March 5, 2012 | 46 CommentsTweet Over the past 3 weeks, I’ve been somewhat nervous. Not nervous like I’m about to apply for a big job. Not nervous like I’m going to make a speech in front of 2,000 people. More nervous like I’ve been […]
Posted on March 2, 2012 | 5 CommentsTweet I made up a recipe the other day. I was in the store, saw brussel sprouts, remembered how great they are for your health, and had an inkling that portobello mushrooms would taste really great in the dish (plus, make up for the fact […]
Posted on February 29, 2012 | 14 CommentsTweet I did this tactic for a bit when I first started trying to cut back on my insanely out of control budget categories. I annoyed myself. Every time I put something I KNEW wasn’t a necessity in my grocery basket, I asked myself it […]
Posted on February 27, 2012 | 9 CommentsTweet You can’t only look at your actions and what you choose to buy from a dollars and cents cost perspective. Sometimes, it’s cheaper to just buy new and dispose of it when you’re done: Ziploc baggies Printing any sort of email or paper without […]
Posted on February 24, 2012 | 25 CommentsTweet Credit Simba was a pretty good name though. Names with Bad Associations Are there some names out there that make you go “UGH”? I’m not talking about baby names, I am talking about if for example you worked with a co-worker named Victoria (sorry […]
Posted on February 22, 2012 | 10 CommentsTweet Revanche said it best folks. I wish I could find the post from when she got her job (years ago) and people were telling her to “spend” and “splurge” to treat herself for working so hard. Her reply to all this egging on and […]
Posted on February 20, 2012 | 27 CommentsTweet When I was growing up, our money situation was strange. My dad worked part-time and my mom didn’t work, but we were squarely middle-class. See, my father won the lottery when I was very young, before the age of 3, and then he semi-retired […]
Posted on February 17, 2012 | 7 CommentsTweet My uncle sent me a hilarious story that makes you laugh AND teaches you a good lesson. THE DEAD COW LECTURE First-year students at the OSU Vet School were attending their first anatomy class with a real dead cow. They all gathered around the […]
Posted on February 15, 2012 | 12 CommentsTweet When I checked my President’s Choice (PC) Points balance, I realized I have the equivalent of $50 CAD to spend on anything I want in a President’s Choice Store. This includes groceries, toiletries, clothing (yes, clothing from Joe Fresh), gift cards and anything else […]
Posted on February 13, 2012 | 1 CommentTweet Ever wonder what range of salary you should be asking for? You can always ballpark an idea of it, but isn’t it better if you can get an actual set of numbers to work with? Enter my process for figuring this out! BASIC STEPS […]