+ This month has just been getting away from me. Anybody else feel this way? I mean, I literally blink and another month is gone and there is so much I want to do and there is always so little time. Argh. I don’t like feeling this way.
+ I am in a little bit of a blogging rut right now (can you tell?). It’s not that I don’t want to blog, but that except for some recurring posts, I don’t know what to write about.
+ Well, tbh, I have lots of things on my mind right now that I could write about, but I am either not ready to talk about them or haven’t had time to actually put anything down on (digital) paper.
+ Do you sell clothing at consignment stores sometimes? I sat at a Crossroads Trading Co. for 1,5 hours last weekend to get rid off some clothing, and then this guy went through my bag and didn’t accept a single item. This is not the first time it happened and the ‘excuses’ are so ridiculous (“not in style”, “not in good enough condition”, “we’re not taking stuff from Target, Old Navy, etc.”), especially if I see some of basically the same clothing on their shelves/hangers (and yes, from brands like Target and Old Navy, which only 2-3 of my items where from, BTW). I really only take the stuff to a consignment store that is in near perfect condition (everything else goes straight to Goodwill), but I had really, really bad luck at this consignment store and I think I won’t go back there. What do you do with your dispensable clothing items? Is Ebay still a thing people do? I haven’t had much luck with Poshmark.
+ We’re currently obsessed with Jack’s Urban Eats right now. It’s a Northern California local chain restaurant, self-describing as “jack’s [/jax/ noun] 1. An urban cafeteria, serving award winning, farm fresh, affordable meals in a hip and laidback atmosphere”. Their food is absolutely delicious and tell me where else you can get a huge (build-your-own) salad for $8.50 ($11.50-$12 with meat) these days? (Pictured above.) They also have fantastic sandwiches.
+ This week I’ve been thinking a lot about our budget. I like crunching numbers and I enjoy the budgeting process, but it can also be frustrating if you’re trying to set priorities and numbers don’t add up the way you’d like. Good thing is that this month I get a third paycheck. Is anybody else on a bi-weekly pay schedule like me? I used to get paid bi-monthly before I switched employers and I thought I wouldn’t like the bi-weekly pay schedule, but I must say, I am actually happy about it now. It’s easy to trick your brain into thinking it’s extra money (which, of course, it really is not. I wish).
+ I’ve switched out my coffee mug at work and I swear coffee tastes better out of a new mug. I don’t care what you think.