Articles on 2012

How to travel and see the world for very little money

We all have a deep-seated desire in each of us to travel, even if your idea of travel means going to the beach and sipping […]

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Fabulously Broke in the City: Sold the Blog, now where is she?

If you are reading this post, this means you used to read my old blog – Fabulously Broke in the City or The Everyday Minimalist. […]

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2012 Year in Review: What I bought and read

My favourite book this year was “Priceless”, I discovered the awesomeness that is Korean beauty products at Sasa in Asia, and found the most amazing vintage, handmade atelier Monet waterlilies silk dress to wear for a special occasion. I also picked up one of the best tech purchases in my lifetime, a Fujitsu ScanSnap portable scanner. Genius.

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December 2012: What I Bought

Savers, avert your eyes!!!!!! I spent a LOT this month even by my standards, but 50% of it was spent on were classic items I […]

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2012 Final Year End Budget Roundup = Net Worth +44,928.58 or 29% increase from 2011

Via All of the following was tracked on a daily basis for the entire year of 2012 with my budgeting and expense tracking tool. When […]

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December 2012 Budget Roundup = -($3206.63) or a decrease of -1.58%

LOOKING BACK This aptly named “Time to Prioritize” shirt pretty much says everything about my life post-college so far: INCOME = $492.11 Not a pathetic […]

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My Favourite Beauty Items of 2012

I think it’s safe to say I don’t need to try any more products. I have everything for makeup and skin now.My skin has never […]

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November 2012: What I Bought

I call this the month of Winterizing. I bought stuff for the long, cold Canadian winters ahead, which kind of look like this…. CANADIAN POLICE […]

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November 2012 Budget Roundup = +$1336.56 or +0.66%

LOOKING BACK HEALTH SNAFU Apparently low blood pressure was the only cause of my health problems this month (nausea, dizziness, fatigue), and otherwise I am […]

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October 2012: What I bought

THERAPIK: MY NEW BEST FRIEND ON TRIPS The best $12 I’ve ever spent. I bought this device a while back but didn’t have the opportunity […]

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Hong Kong and Macau 2012 Total Cost and How We Saved Money

As promised in an awesome infographic that I spent a lot of time on. (Gawrsh those things take a long time!!) Update: It is actually […]

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