Guilt Archive

  • Collecting: Hobby or Money Pit?

    Tweet I used to collect unicorns as a kid. No, not REAL unicorns, but anything with a unicorn on it. I didn’t want a normal real-live animal to collect likenesses of. No no. I wanted a UNICORN. Especially if it was purple. I had a […]

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  • Gifting and Society: The Guilt and the Cost

    Tweet I was watching an episode of Sex and the City the other day called “A Woman’s Right to Shoes“, when Carrie goes to her friend Kira’s child’s birthday party, has to take off her gorgeous silver Manolo Blahniks and place them by the door […]

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  • The Almost Purchase of the Facile Camp Shirt(s) a.k.a How I Curbed My Shopping Temptation!

    Tweet Just the other day I was reminded how far I’d come as a former shopaholic. I was (naturally) lusting after something I couldn’t have: a piece of clothing. Specifically, THIS piece of clothing from Anthropologie: The Facile Camp Shirt And it even comes in […]

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  • Don’t waste your time stressing about making more money

    Tweet “Time is money“…. right? But when you take it too far, you end up hearing conversations like: “I hate it when people are late even 5 minutes, because they’re wasting 5 minutes of my life, in which I could have been making X amount […]

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  • You’ve got the money, spend it!

    Tweet Do you hear that a lot from enablers around you? (Er… my tweets on Twitter are not to be included in this discussion) Roland @ Queer Cents wrote a nice piece on being Pressured to Spend, and here’s an excerpt: For my vacation this […]

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