Zero Spending Month

Also called a “spending freeze,” a zero spending month entails exactly what its title says: you go a whole month without spending ANY money. Well, I thought to myself, this sounds like a fun challenge!  No, but seriously. Not only do I love challenging myself to living frugally, but there would be no better time …

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Being alone

Note: By “being alone,” I’m not talking directly about being single, but more so about being with and by yourself. For the longest time, I was perfectly fine with being alone, just spending time by myself and enjoying doing my alone-hobbies, as I call them. But at that point in my life, I had never …

Travel plans

For those of you who weren't aware, my roommate Julie and I are doing a cross-country road trip, from Nova Scotia to Alberta, on November 2nd 2015. And given the fact that I have so much free time lately, I've decided to do a lot of planning and preparation for this trip. So far, I've done research …