Seeing Washington, DC – Free!

Washington, DC - Free, free travel, travel to Washington, cheap travel, budget travel
Brian and I are headed to Washington DC this fall for a work/fun trip.  There is lots to do, but that doesn’t mean we need to spend a lot of money.  Here’s some free events that visitors to Washington DC can check out.   Photo Credit: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Cherry_Blossoms_and_Washington_Monument.jpg, Original Author: Wendy Harman The National Theatre’s free performance...

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Posted in: Entertainment and Leisure, Travel

Fiverr should be called Fourer

Fiverr, extra income, odd job, extra money
I’ve recently started doing some work on Fiverr.com, a small services marketplace that offers people the chance to do odd jobs starting at $5. I first heard about it on My University Money, and after ruminating over it for a few months, decided to give it a try. As a buyer, you pay $5 for a small service. You can browse existing advertisements or you can post your own request and wait for interested...

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Posted in: Career and Work, Money

Updates: August 12 – 18

CF and I just returned from the (hot) Okanagan, so the update is a little late this week. Our netbook decided to crap out and stop booting up yesterday, so I had to wait until we returned home! We had a decadent weekend with lots of good food and fine wine. One of the advantages of living a simpler life is that these times when we do treat ourselves, it seems even that much more extravagant. Now it’s...

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Posted in: Weekly Updates

August garden update

It’s finally gotten warm and sunny here in Vancouver, BC. That means good times are coming for my garden, right? Well let’s see…! First, the balcony plants!   The Beans – … Seriously? After the toxic mushroom incident, I changed out much of the soil in the bean planter. As a result, the beans have gotten taller and more bean-like. A few flowers bloomed. And then…...

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