It’s My Birthday and I Can Not Budget if I Don’t Want To (?)

by J. Money on Thursday, December 26, 2013

dog cupcakes on birthday

AKA the day where I walk around shops with birthday money to burn, but always come home empty because the *idea* of being able to splurge on anything I want makes me happier than the stuff itself ;)

As in: It’s the best feeling in the world.

Because it’s someone else’s money.

And those someone elses want you to have fun with it!

With your family and beautiful wife!

And baby toddler.

And soon-to-be little man #2.

So it’s time to get out there and party!

Before my mind [stuck at 15] catches up to my body [feels like 50].

And not work an ounce today.

Except to read blogs on business and life and coins.

Or to tell everyone it’s my birthday and I can not budget if I don’t want to.

Because it IS my birthday! Did you know that?

And that I share it with Martin from Studenomics?

On Boxing Day?

So we get to do whatever we want??!

Like, this: AGHHHH!!!! 0usa=fua0sduf=sa9uf  asdf=as90ufsa WEEEE!!!! asdfoa0osaudf0usaf!!

[which means: jumping out of my chair and smashing a cupcake against the wall!]

{Also, I’ve had too much caffeine already this morning}

(And I’m so glad you guys read my blog!!)

B) You are still reading this, right?

#10: I Love you!

→ But I don’t want to marry you.

XXXIV: It’s my birthday, bye ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! !

Happy dog photo by ozmafan

{ 45 comments… read them below or add one }

1 A terrible husband... December 26, 2013 at 6:26 am

Awesome! Happy Birthday!


2 Ben @ The Wealth Gospel December 26, 2013 at 7:26 am

lol definitely enjoyed the ADD post today. Have a happy birthday!


3 J. Money December 27, 2013 at 11:37 am

Perhaps I shall do more later :)


4 Lance @ Money Life and More December 26, 2013 at 7:44 am

Happy Birthday!


5 John S @ Frugal Rules December 26, 2013 at 8:01 am

Happy Birthday J! Love the caffeine induced posts. ;)


6 Brian December 26, 2013 at 8:25 am

Happy Birthday! Enjoy your squirrel! Darn I meant day!


7 J. Money December 27, 2013 at 11:37 am

Haha… good one ;)


8 Brian @ Debt Discipline December 26, 2013 at 8:28 am

Happy Birthday J!


9 Nate St. Pierre December 26, 2013 at 8:45 am

Happy birthday, partner :)


10 J. Money December 27, 2013 at 11:38 am

Hey look! You did remember! :)


11 Liz December 26, 2013 at 9:07 am

Happy Birthday!


12 Kevin December 26, 2013 at 9:11 am

Happy birthday J Money! I hope you enjoy your day and your birthday money too ;)


13 Dee @ Color Me Frugal December 26, 2013 at 9:33 am

Happy Birthday J Money! Have a great one!


14 Travis @debtchronicles December 26, 2013 at 9:55 am

Happy B-day, J sizzle! Hope you spend exactly ZERO today. LOL.


15 J. Money December 27, 2013 at 11:38 am

Done and done!


16 Rebecca @ Stapler Confessions December 26, 2013 at 10:36 am

Happy birthday!!


17 Walunt December 26, 2013 at 11:11 am

In honor of your bithday, I will prepay property taxes, the January mortgage payment and make a $1400 principal payment on the car loan. Just for you!! Happy birthday!


18 J. Money December 27, 2013 at 11:38 am

I’ll take it, thanks! Do you have all my account info? ;)


19 Angella December 26, 2013 at 11:56 am

Happy birthday!! Sounds like you’ll need a nap after all that excitement haha.


20 J. Money December 27, 2013 at 11:39 am

No sleeping when you’re that excited! Come on now! ;)


21 Grace December 26, 2013 at 11:59 am

Happy Birthday J. Money!!!


22 Grace December 26, 2013 at 12:00 pm

Happy Birthday!!!!!


23 Mel @ brokeGIRLrich December 26, 2013 at 12:46 pm

Happy Birthday, J. Money! I hope you have plenty of cupcakes to wall smash with (I bet Little Money would love to get in on that action with you). Hope it’s a great year!


24 J. Money December 27, 2013 at 11:39 am

Thanks Mel, you too!


25 Ryan @ Impersonal Fiannce December 26, 2013 at 1:01 pm

Happy Birthday! Enjoy not spending that money!


26 jolie December 26, 2013 at 1:02 pm

Happy Happy Birthday to you! Enjoy the wealth that birthday money, unspent, brings.


27 jenlarson79 December 26, 2013 at 2:21 pm

Happy, happy birthday! Enjoy your day and “spend” it however you want :P


28 Ash(in US) December 26, 2013 at 5:08 pm

Happy Birthday! Enjoy some (more) sugar for me! :)


29 J. Money December 27, 2013 at 11:40 am

I actually took you up on that offer, and then quickly crashed ;)


30 Mad Fientist December 26, 2013 at 5:37 pm

Happy birthday, dude!


31 Jacob December 26, 2013 at 6:51 pm

Mine’s in 5 days. Happy bday, homie. Keep it thuggin’ in 2014. Word!


32 J. Money December 27, 2013 at 11:41 am

You too, sir. The whole world has a party for you on your bday :)


33 Stephanie December 26, 2013 at 8:49 pm

Happy day to the only person on earth who consumes more caffeine than me! Hope it’s the best one ever! And damn straight you can/can not do what you want!
And Jacob cause your name rocks, happy day in advance take the lead from our Most Sexy J $$$& and do whatever you please


34 J. Money December 27, 2013 at 11:41 am

*tips hat*


35 Jacob December 27, 2013 at 1:04 pm

Why thank you, Stephanie!

~….starts slow clap….~


36 Mike December 26, 2013 at 9:11 pm

Happy Happy Birthday! Saving money, i.e. delayed gratification, I love it


37 Pauline December 26, 2013 at 11:36 pm

HBD! Hope Junior got as much of a sugar rush as you did :)


38 J. Money December 27, 2013 at 11:45 am

He sure did. And was able to take naps so he could have more of it later too, unlike dad ;)


39 J. Money December 27, 2013 at 11:46 am

Thanks for all the well wishes everyone! The day was a success, and I had a blast spending exactly $0.00!! Today may be a different issue, but we sure had fun on my BDay ;)

Have a great New Years, everyone.


40 Tonya@Budget and the Beach December 27, 2013 at 2:41 pm

Happy Belated Birthday!


41 maria@moneyprinciple December 28, 2013 at 4:33 am

Happy Birthday, Jay. May the years ahead rock and your life be brimming over with joy, happiness and success.


42 J. Money December 28, 2013 at 8:00 am

Thanks guys! Much appreciated :)


43 Christine @ ThePursuitofGreen December 30, 2013 at 2:47 am

lol…wow…missed out on this post a few days ago. Happy b-lated…hope you did everything you wanted to and smashed a cupcake against a wall. Though honestly…I would just eat the cupcake…


44 J. Money December 30, 2013 at 10:20 am

Unfortunately no cupcakes were harmed during the making of this post ;) Or, on my bday for that matter.


45 Kirby @ TheSimpleMoneyBlog December 31, 2013 at 4:51 pm

Happy birthday, J Money! Hope you had a great day!


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