Broke On Purpose: You’ll Make It Work!

  I remember when I was a new college graduate and I’d just landed my first job at Charles River Laboratories in Maryland. I was so excited about the new opportunity, but I was also scared out of my mind. I was reluctant to take the job because I would only be making $14.25 per hour. This equated to about $2280 a month before taxes and only $1610 after taxes. After sitting down and doing the math, I realized that after paying my rent, utilities, and other bills I would only be left with $100 each month. As a 21-year-old,…

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Quick Tips to Help Refresh Your Bedroom for Spring.

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #LongLastingScent #CollectiveBias For many people, the bedroom is just a place to sleep, read a book, or maybe get away to watch a TV show in privacy. As I’ve gotten older I’ve realized that the Bedroom has become more than just a room I use to sleep. It’s become my own private getaway where I can go and relax and release the thoughts and stress for the day. Since I consider my bedroom to be such a sacred place I don’t even allow…

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20 Apps to use on the Alcatel Fierce 2 While using Walmarts Best Plans!

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and Walmart Family Mobile. All opinions are mine alone. #MyDataMyWay #CollectiveBias My Husband likes to say that I live on my phone. It’s true I do. I use my phone for so much more than talking. My phone is sort of like my personal assistant/business partner. Since I’m always on the go I rely on my phone to help me get things done, quick, fast and in a hurry.  This is why it’s so important that we have a great data plan so that no matter where I am I can…

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Chili Chicken Sandwich and Easy Bacon Wrapped Onion Rings

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #SpringIntoFlavor #CollectiveBias My Husband and I love restaurant quality food, but what we don’t like is the restaurant quality bill that comes along with it. Since we’re living the “Broke on Purpose” life I’ve been trying to find great tasting foods made with all natural ingredients that are versatile in that you don’t have to eat them just one way.  This is why the Alexia brand products are a staple in our house.  With Alexia, you get tons of variety. I love sweet…

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Confessions: I Become a Mad Scientist When I’m Hungry.

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #WhenImHungry #CollectiveBias I love doing science. I love being able to discover new things, and answer unanswered questions. I think what I love most about science it the possibility of making new discoveries that can benefit the entire world. What I don’t love is being Hungry! There are some days when I’m doing experiments that don’t allow for me to sit down and have a proper lunch. Usually on these days I’m trying to survive off of coffee and maybe the yogurt I…

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