Chicago Getaway

Listen, I am all for travel.  It is important to getaway when the time and money permits. While I am a budget friendly individual, I appreciate the need to spend money frivolously on a weekend when the occasion calls for it.  Recently, I was fortunate enough to take a wonderful thirty hour getaway to great the…

Treat Yo Self

Lush: Treat Yo Self

I became a firm believer in the concept of ‘treating yourself’.  Yes, that is from Parks and Recreation (an excellent funny show if I say so myself). And while I am a budgeter and I like to stick to that, I know the importance of buying yourself things on occasion. One of things I treat myself with is…

Make the Dough

In a moment of complete candor, none of my savings tips are going to produce an immediate savings.  In fact, most of them will predominately show you a larger savings in several months to a year. My first tip is to stop buying bread.  Quite frankly, this hurts for me to type.  I am a…