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Tonya

Blog Info

Name:
Budget and the Beach
Category:
General Finance
Tags:
Frugality
Start Year:
2012

Blogger Bio

Location:
Los Angeles, California, United States
Age:
40s
Race:
White
Gender:
Female
Life stage:
SINK (Single Income, No Kids)
Profession:
Videographer
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Latest Blog Posts

This post is written by a friend of mine who wishes to stay anonymous. But since we are talking about Airbnb rentals, if you click on my affiliate link, you’ll get $40 in travel credit when you sign up, and I’ll get $20 in travel credit once you complete a trip! Help your pal Tonya do […] The post I Clean Airbnb Rentals as a Side Hustle, and Don’t Job Shame Me! ...
Posted: Nov 07 2018 @ 3:01 PM
First of all, holy crap, this video took me FOREVER to put together. I sat down this morning (Sunday) and my butt has barely left the chair. I had so much old footage to dig up and especially old photos. So if you are bored by the content, you might be entertained by my ever-changing […] The post Best & Worst Things About the Cities I’ve Lived (VIDEO) appeared first on ...
Posted: Nov 04 2018 @ 11:32 PM
Happy Halloween my financially ghoulish friends! How scary is the stock market right now? I know, I know, don’t look at it and panic. I’m not, and I’m sitting tight, but I still don’t like the way it “looks,” especially being under-employed at the moment. I stress “at the moment.” Spooky Financials NOT happy to […] The post October Rewind: Getting Financially Scrappy…Again appeared first on Budget and the Beach. ...
Posted: Oct 30 2018 @ 9:39 PM
Many of you know that I applied for a personal finance-related job recently, as many of you helped try to get the attention of this company with a video I created in June! I will forever be grateful to be part of such an incredibly supportive community. But…I didn’t get the job, and it stung. […] The post Rejection (VIDEO) appeared first on Budget and the Beach. ...
Posted: Oct 28 2018 @ 6:35 PM
I just got done with a nice little 16-mile bike ride around Boise and the Greenbelt. It was a beautiful fall weekend actually, peaking around 70 degrees each day with sunny, blue skies. I’m actually combining a post and a video this week, since it’s a pretty short video with only a few life tidbits […] The post Getting Organized appeared first on Budget and the Beach. ...
Posted: Oct 21 2018 @ 8:37 PM
Since I’ve moved to Boise, every time someone asks me where I moved from, I sheepishly answer, “LA,” then say, “I’m sorry.” I say it kind of jokingly, because there are a TON of Californians who have moved to the Gem State for one reason or another, but for many, the low cost of living. This, […] The post Quit Apologizing! appeared first on Budget and the Beach. ...
Posted: Oct 17 2018 @ 8:38 PM
I touched on this in previous posts, but before I left LA to move to Boise, I was taking a beach volleyball class and pulled my right calf muscle. I didn’t make much of it in my posts, but it truly did devastate me, because those last few days in LA were really hard, and […] The post Sometimes You Have to Have a Breakdown to Have a Breakthrough (VIDEO) appeared ...
Posted: Oct 14 2018 @ 7:37 PM
Hey I’m in Boise…like you didn’t know that already. 🙂 I tried to get to this post earlier, but my Mom was in town last week and I’ve been so behind on a lot of life stuff. Happy October! It’s one of my favorite months and for the first time in years, I’m getting to experience […] The post September Rewind: Moving is Expensive! appeared first on Budget and the Beach. ...
Posted: Oct 09 2018 @ 10:53 PM
Hi everyone! I have a new episode of my newly named series (thank you to Andrew who commented last week with a great idea for a name), Tonya Talks. I like it because it’s not geographically locking me in, so if I ever move back to LA or elsewhere, I don’t have to worry about […] The post Adventures With my Mom (VIDEO) appeared first on Budget and the Beach. ...
Posted: Oct 07 2018 @ 5:37 PM
I know I promised a blog post on Monday, but with my Mom in town, I just didn’t get to it. And I think I might do videos on Monday and posts on Wednesday. In any case, watch this video to see some more news I wanted to share, plus some fun things I did […] The post Dropping More News (VIDEO) appeared first on Budget and the Beach. ...
Posted: Sep 30 2018 @ 11:10 PM

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