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450 days: Achieveable actions

Things that I can do during the month of January: 1.  Go dancing twice during the month.  It’s good exercise and makes me happy. 2.  Apply to 3 summer jobs.  Knowing I have income lined up will help me not … Continue reading

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Frugal Portland Gift Exchange!

So, I’ve been reading the blog Frugal Portland for about a year now. I’m not even exactly sure how I found it, expect I know if Googled something like “Portland things to do” and it popped up. I have enjoyed … Continue reading

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Nerd Fitness and Body Weight Exercises

Last week I dropped my gym membership.  I just hadn’t gone since February, and since I came back from Europe “having enough time” was not a valid excuse.  I’ve been looking for some ways to cut my spending so that … Continue reading

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I’m doing a sew along…

I’m hoping to ride my “sewing mojo/spare time/no money to go out” wave and I joined a coat sew-along on Gerties New Blog For Better Sewing. I have yet to ever finish a coat (and I think only have 2 … Continue reading

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The ways in which we trick ourselves…

AKA my new self-stimulus plan! Here’s the deal:  I love fabric.  I’m addicted to it.  But my storage unit is getting full and my pocketbook is running low.  So I can’t be buying fabric and sewing things willy-nilly these days.  … Continue reading

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Day 5 (582 days til…): Achievable actions

None of these can really be put into action until I am back from my PDX vacation on Sept 11, but a plan before hand could maybe help me to dive in. 1.  Start attending this:  http://www.sacnewman.org/index.cfm?load=page&page=155    First one … Continue reading

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Day 4: 583 days til I turn 30

Community. I think that many of my efforts to change things in my life are do to the fact that I long to belong to a Community, and do not feel like I do currently.  I long to be a … Continue reading

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