Spending Lists

Martha Stewart’s Daily Beauty Regimen

There is slathering, and then there is SLATHERING. The internet / the universe / humanity received a beautiful gift yesterday via the New York Times, and it came in the form of Martha Stewart sharing a painstaking list of every single product she puts on her face and body.

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Saying No Is Half the Battle

I would have no money at the end of the month to pay my bills if I said yes to everything I’m invited to do. Saying no half of the time and deciding what is or isn’t worth doing helps keep my spending in check. Here, I provide three examples.

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How Are You Spending Thanksgiving, And What Will You Spend?

We rounded up a bunch of our pals from around the Internet and asked them how they’re spending their Thanksgivings.

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My Last Hundred Bucks: Football, Heat Stroke, and Crying in Public

How’d you spend your last $100, Spenser?

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Money I Spent and Lost During the Government Shutdown

As a federal contractor, I have been unable to work since the government shutdown began on Oct. 1. Here is a log of my expenditures since then.

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What Kate Bingaman-Burt Buys

Today I came across artist Kate Bingaman-Burt’s site, which chronicles some of the thing she buys, as well as a period of time when she was drawing all of her credit card statements.

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Hair Still Expensive

$0. I went to this hair school to get my hair dyed for free because that is a thing they do. I was excited! But then they said I couldn’t because my hair was too grey to work for this particular free coloring of hair opportunity. This made me feel bad about myself.

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The Beer And Hotdogs Weren’t Free, But It Felt Like It

There is a baseball team in Madison, Wisconsin called the Mallards, a collegiate summer league team that plays in a ballpark affectionately known as the “Duck Pond.”

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Financial Archaeology

What Josh Frughlinger spent during the 1996-1997 academic school year.

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My Last Hundred Bucks: Books, Beer, Bobby Pin Vessel

Where’d your last hundo go, Liz Rush? 

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My Last Hundred Bucks: “Grown up” Purchases

What happened to your last hundo, Chanel Dubofsky?

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Monday Check-In

And how was your weekend?

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