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Spending detox

Spending Detox March 11-16

Spending Detox March 11-16

See this post for and introduction to our March spending detox and the accompanying ground rules. Sunday, March 11 We went hiking in the Rockies with a friend today! We’d been intending to snowshoe, but it hasn’t snowed in a while, so the path was […]

Spending Detox March 5-10

Spending Detox March 5-10

See this post for and introduction to our March spending detox and the accompanying ground rules. Monday, March 5 An Amazon order I made at the end of February arrived – an exercise ball recommended by my physiotherapist to help with posture. Unfortunately the Amazon […]

Spending Detox March 1 – 4

Spending Detox March 1 – 4

See this post for and introduction to our March spending detox and the accompanying ground rules. Thursday, March 1 It’s grocery day and I didn’t have the means to pack a spectacular lunch because there isn’t much food left in the kitchen. I tossed a […]

Mo Money March Spending Detox

Mo Money March Spending Detox

Chris and I are doing a month long spending detox for March, inspired by Cait Flanders’ book, “The Year of Less: How I Stopped Shopping, Gave Away My Belongings, and Discovered Life Is Worth More Than Anything You Can Buy in a Store.” After digging herself […]

4 ways to reduce the temptation to spend by changing the ads you see

4 ways to reduce the temptation to spend by changing the ads you see

  Ever find yourself pining for something or making an impulse purchase based on a promo e-mail or well placed ad on social media? We’ve all been there. With the amount of time we spend on our screens, it’s becoming increasingly difficult to insulate ourselves […]