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June 2011

Rent a Room In a Mansion? Okay!

June 20, 2011

I just read this KILLER article about renting rooms out of mansions! If you’re subscribed to Smart Money you may have seen it, but in a nutshell it talks about people with freakin’ AWESOME homes who are struggling to keep them up due to the economy, and so they’re looking for new ways to offset the costs. The easiest & most obvious of them being […]

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5 For Friday: What Car You Drivin’ Yo?

June 17, 2011

Let’s talk about cars today. What kinds you’re driving, what kinds of money you’re spending – all that good stuff. It’s been a while since I’ve shared the love for my Caddy (the last post wasn’t so hot) so this one’s for all you car lovers out there. Round 7 of Five For Friday starts now, bitch! ;) What car are you sportin’? (If you […]

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The 10 Most Common Shopping Personalities

June 16, 2011

I got this press release in my inbox yesterday, and thought it would be fun to see where we all land in it :) It comes from a company called SteelHouse who researched the most common consumer shopping personalities in order to give online marketers insight into what kinds of shoppers help increase their sales (tricky tricky!). Here’s what their CEO had to say about […]

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The 6 Month Anniversary of My Termination!

June 15, 2011

I’ve been a full-time blogger for exactly 6 months now!! Wooo!!!  What a ride, man :)  Ups and downs and all kinds of experiences slowing down time for once in my life – I love it!  I’ve felt more alive in these past six months than I have in the past 6 years.  Or even 10!  Since college! Haha… (Though that was a different *kind* […]

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$300 Poorer, But My Feet Sure Are Happier!

June 14, 2011

I did something this weekend I haven’t done in a very long time: I splurged. Twice ;) I had no intentions of actually doing so (isn’t that always the case?), but I gotta admit I felt pretty damn alive in both cases! One of the things I’ve been trying to work lately is going with the flow and accepting new adventures whether it costs a […]

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“Giveaways Are Sexy” now Launched! Giving away $425!

June 13, 2011

My new giveaway site is out the door! Woo!!! I’ve been playing with it for a few months now, and finally decided to just unleash it to the world and start having some (real-life) fun with it :)  There’s no point in hiding your ideas forever, right? We gotta get those bad boys up and in action! So please welcome to the family, ladies and […]

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5 For Friday: Bank of Mom & Dad Style

June 10, 2011

Oh yeah, good ol’ Bank of Mom and Dad! Freakin’ love that place ;)  A commenter last week reminded me that I’ve been wanting to blog about this again, and what she shared about HER parents really sounded pretty cool.  I think I’ll even do the same one day! Here’s what Mrs.”O” said: “As long as you keep your credit good (paying them back as […]

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Side Hustle Series: I’m a Lifeguard

June 9, 2011

(Guest Post by Rachel) I love having a side hustle. It’s where I get my beer money, coffee money, I-absolutely-need-to-buy- that-shirt money. It’s not glamorous, but I’m OK with that. I’m a lifeguard. It’s not just for high schoolers with sun screen on their noses. I’ve been a lifeguard since I worked at a summer camp back in the day. When I went to college, […]

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