Less Than Challenge

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The First Fail

It’s been more than a week since my last challenge, which was supposed to be completed in less than a week. And yet, this isn’t a results post…

So here’s what I’ve learned: I am much more judicious with my money than my time.  Continue reading


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CHALLENGE #4: Gatsby Love

Re-read The Great Gatsby and see the new movie in less than a week.

Like the rest of the world (at least the world as I see it), I have total Gatsby fever in anticipation of this week’s movie release. Months ago, I vowed to re-read the novel so it would be fresh in my mind at the theater, but alas I have not yet made it past the first chapter. And so – you guessed it – it’s time for a new challenge!  Continue reading

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Live Below the Line RESULTS

To sum up my Live Below the Line experience in a single sentence: it wasn’t really hard to live on less than $1.50 a day, but it was basically impossible to enjoy it.

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Perhaps you saw the picture of the 65-cent peas I posted on Instagram on Thursday night. Trust me, they tasted every bit as bad as they look. And normally I love peas!

That’s the thing about this challenge…  Continue reading