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Lost My Mojo?

Lost My Mojo?

I knew I would change after Tim died. I’ve blogged about it. I’ve thought about it at length and talked about it a little with friends. Despite all of those conversations, I can’t tell you exactly how I’ve changed in great detail. As we head into fall, I’ve begun to realize that these changes have affected my horse world. One of the ways I got through the worst of my grief was throwing myself into projects to distract myself from the…

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Like a Squirrel With a Nut – Financial Apps to Help the Non-Financially Inclined

Like a Squirrel With a Nut – Financial Apps to Help the Non-Financially Inclined

I’ve talked about budgeting and money on this blog on several occasions, mostly exclaiming how I’m bad at it. While I’m good at saying, “Hey Lauren… maybe you don’t need three bridles…” I lack the overall budgeting discipline that many of my friends seem to be born with. Before 2014, I’m pretty sure my checking account only existed so I could check out how much shit I could afford to buy. My credit cards existed in a constant state of…

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Here Piggy Piggy

Here Piggy Piggy

Disclaimer – this post has nothing to do with pigs… or toes.  It’s probably a pretty stupid title now that I think about it.  What this post does have to do with is budgeting, which is something I fail at. This is how it tends to go down. OH MY GOD SELF!  I spend way too much money.  I can’t live this way.  I should probably have a freak out about it, and start doing all my shopping at the dollar…

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Lesson in Horse Finances

Lesson in Horse Finances

That’s actually a bad title for this post, because I’m not going to teach you anything.  I have a lot of skills, but managing money is not one of them. Which is why I’ve started the terrifying educational experiment of keeping track of all of Simon’s expenses for 2013. All of them. Even fly spray. In the past when people heard I had a horse, they automatically assumed I was rich.  Well who am I kidding – that still happens.  Full disclaimer –…

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