Weekly Update 30

our new living room from the back door – view of the stairs to our bedroom, kitchen, hallway, and office

We’re moving this weekend.  And I have lab meeting on Monday.  What else can I say?



Posts I Liked


Average Joe from The Free Financial Advisor explains that getting out of debt (alone) isn’t a goal.


Michelle from See Debt Run recalls a professor who claimed that her homemade, organic spaghetti sauce was cheaper than Spaghetti-Os, so Michelle runs the numbers on one of her own crock-pot beef stews and finds that it was only $0.60/serving.


Money Life and More analyzed the full cost of renting from Redbox and stated that to him it’s still worth it.


L Bee from L Bee and the Money Tree shared at Budgets Are Sexy the full costs of the two years she spent in a sorority in college.


Kathleen from Frugal Portland received a long-desired DSLR as a gift!  I’m so jealous!





Money Smart Guides included Financial Disclosure Before and After Engagement in his round table.


Jason from Work Save Live listed How to Make and Irregular Income as Regular as Possible in his weekend reading.





Our Hang-Dry Laundry Strategy was featured in the Yakezie Carnival.


How to Cut Your Food Spending – Scaling Back on Eating Out was featured in the Festival of Frugality #350.



Top Comment


Jeremy from Modest Money took my post on irregular income even further and made the observation that it would “[help] prevent lifestyle inflation during times when you suddenly have extra in your bank account.”



Most Frequent Commenters


  1. Emily too
  2. Daisy @ When Life Gives You Lemons
  3. Holly @ Club Thrifty
  4. Jason @ Work Save Live
  5. Jeff @ Sustainable Life Blog
  6. Kathleen @ Frugal Portland
  7. Jeremy @ Modest Money
  8. Savvy Scott



Top Blogs Referring to EPF


  1. See Debt Run
  2. Punch Debt in the Face
  3. Making Sense of Cents
  4. Budgets Are Sexy
  5. The Family Finances

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5 Responses to "Weekly Update 30"

  1. Modest Money says:

    I hope your move went well Emily (and Kyle). The process is never fun, but it’s always nice to have a new place to make your own. Thank you for featuring my comment.
    Modest Money recently posted..4 Steps To Securing Your Credit After An Identity Theft

  2. AverageJoe says:

    How did I miss this? Thanks for including my little post. I like keeping the goal on having something, rather than the absence of something.
    AverageJoe recently posted..You Have No Idea What I Paid For This Room

  3. Thanks for the mentions of SDR, Emily!!! Good luck with your move, the new pad looks great from the pic above.
    jefferson @seedebtrun recently posted..Doing the August Hustle

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