Living on $4: Eating Out

Now that I am on week 10 of this challenge, I have learn several valuable lessons about “social eating” (which includes eating with friends, cooking for friends, and eating out). Don’t spend all your food money every week. By weaning myself off junk food (chips, pretzels, red licorice, etc), I have managed to cut a…

Living on $4: Food

When you are living on nothing but $4 dollars a day, eating a decent diet can almost seem impossible. Well, guess what? It’s not. To wit, there are only 4 food “items” that I cannot purchase on that kind of a budget: pre-made meals, alcohol (not that I purchased any before), pre-made drinks, and most kinds…

Living on…

Hello Everyone, When you are in the process of teaching yourself everything, you cannot neglect to educate yourself on everything. Yes, I am referring to educating yourself about manners, decorum, and eating right as well as strengthening that muscle betwixt your ears. Today’s post is a prelude to a challenge I’ve set for myself this…

How to Survive a College Class

I am here today (coming out of the first week back in college) ready with a few helpful pointers to keep your sanity throughout this next semester (yes, all of these points come from personal experience). 1). Always show up for class at least 5 minutes before it is supposed to start.  This helps two-fold:…