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All-Round Better Me
budgeting, health & fitness, goal setting, self improvement
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Victoria, British Columbia, Canada
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I’m late again, but here’s the May update on my financial goals: Goal #1 – Emergency Fund Human Emergency Fund: $0 Pet Emergency Fund: $4290 (no change) We didn’t increase or decrease either of the emergency funds in April, but the pooch has had some issues already this month, so my guess is that the … Continue reading May 2018 – Financial Update ...
Posted: May 10 2018 @ 10:00 AM
One of my goals for this year is to get rid of 1000 items from our house. The last time I did an update on this goal, back in February, I had parted with 54 items. Since then I haven’t really been putting any effort in to removing things from our house… in fact, we … Continue reading 1000 items in 2018… May Update ...
Posted: May 08 2018 @ 10:00 AM
It has been over a month since baby arrived, and I’m slowly getting a handle on things… Attempting to get some sort of order and schedule to my days.  So, even though it’s nearing 3 weeks late, I’ll post my financial goals update for April. Goal #1 – Emergency Fund Human Emergency Fund: $0 Pet … Continue reading April 2018 – Financial Update ...
Posted: Apr 19 2018 @ 10:00 AM
Today is my due date.  The date that was “scheduled” for baby’s arrival.  We all know that babies are rarely born on their due date, and my little bundle of joy was no exception… Although, I thought I read somewhere a statistic that first babies have a tendency to be late… And I was 2 … Continue reading Baby has Arrived ...
Posted: Mar 27 2018 @ 3:00 PM
Time is just flying by.  I can’t believe that it is March already, and that I am 3 weeks away from my due date… I am so not ready for a baby!! Anyway… it is once again time to do a quick check-in on the finances to see if I’m on track to meet my financial … Continue reading March 2018 – Financial Update ...
Posted: Mar 06 2018 @ 3:00 PM
One of my financial goals for 2018 is to save for our planned California road trip in the fall.  When I posted the goal, I set myself a deadline of March to have a detailed estimate budget sorted out.  And, since March starts this week, I figured I should get this sorted out. So… What’s … Continue reading Road Trip Budget ...
Posted: Feb 28 2018 @ 3:30 AM
I am finally back at home after what seems like an extremely long 3 weeks away for work, and so I was taking a look at what I had posted while I was away… Did you read my last post'  The one where I was supposed to do a monthly review my personal goals for … Continue reading January Personal Goals Review – Part 2 ...
Posted: Feb 20 2018 @ 10:00 AM
Here we are, over a month in to 2018 already!  How are you doing with your new year’s resolutions or goals'  I am going to try and post a monthly review for accountability on my personal goals.  It may not be the most exciting read, but it’ll help me keep up with my goals, and … Continue reading January Personal Goals Review ...
Posted: Feb 13 2018 @ 10:00 AM
I’m a bit late getting this out… But I’m away for work right now, so it’s a little harder to get all my numbers sorted out… And I’m missing some because I have them saved on my home computer… Which is obviously at home… Anyway… We are already over a month in to 2018, so … Continue reading February 2018 – Financial Update ...
Posted: Feb 06 2018 @ 10:00 AM
A little diversion from normal topics today, I am going to share with you my successful experimental soup recipe that I made on the weekend.  (I say diversion from normal topics, but honestly, I don’t think I have a real consistent theme for my posts anyway, so I guess everything goes… And I actually have … Continue reading Broccoli Soup ...
Posted: Jan 23 2018 @ 9:00 PM


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