Posts Tagged ‘money’

January is a VERY long month!

I’m so poor! Boo hoo! Good thing my Personal Trainer is paid for and I have food in the house! 🙂 Won’t starve, and will exercise my butt off 🙂 That’s the rest of January plan! Bliksem but pay day seems a VERY long way away 😀 Talking of Personal Training, I have one word…

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Weekend shenanigans!

What a lovely weekend! I did a bunch of things I LOVE doing and am starting to slowly feel like my old self again now that I am finally DEBT FREE!!! Woo hoo! So, what did I do … Well, to start with, I shopped til I dropped!!! hahaha!!! Now, now, it was all planned,…

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Looking on the lighter side…

You know what I find really tough? Being happy when other people are not! Right now, I should be really happy, I will be debt free at the end of the month, after a year of extremely strict financial management and a truck load of sacrifices and even more hard work, I’m finally there! My…

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Time just bloody flies… full stop!

Tell me something… why does the saying go, “time flies when you’re having fun”? That suggests that good times will whizz by in a flash, and that conversely, you will wallow in your misery when times are crap because time doesn’t fly when you’re not having fun?!?! Whatever!!! Let’s face it, for everyone out there…

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Just ranting and raving!

Just had two frustrating days, Murphy’s playing with me again! But before I start ranting a raving, a classic pic from the murder mystery weekend above, this is a shot of me and a fellow party gal shortly before we tackled each other to the ground! All scripted of course, but flip it was a…

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Lost and found “friends”!…

Okay, we all have them, these friends that keep re-appearing in our lives when we actually don’t want them to, like that piece of loo paper that won’t dislodge itself from your stiletto, no matter how much you hop and shake! So here’s my two cents worth… I have an old friend, who I’ve basically…

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What is booming during the economic downturn?…

With all the doom and gloom and talk of economic downturns and depressions, it can sometimes be difficult to see the silver lining around that dark cloud. An enlightening conversation with a couple in my boutique today, along with a few other interesting titbits over the last couple of days has led me to some…

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Happiness via text message …

Two days ago I was waxing lyrical about money and paying my Tax Consultant so much to get an estimated return of R309! Well, this morning I have woken up to one of the best SMS’s ever, a payment advise from SARS, according to my internet banking, which I leaped up to log in to…

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It’s all about the money honey…

So, it’s the 24th of the month – yes people, it’s end-of-the-month-salticrax-snacks time 😀 Which leaves me pondering a few things: 1. Why does it cost me R1,575 to get my tax return done to only get a R309 return??? This does not make good business sense at all! Time to learn how to do…

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