I hope everyone had a great 4th of July whether you celebrate Independence Day or not. We’ve had tons going on here. Jim and I finally made it back from San Diego after our car broke down on the way home. You’ll be hearing more about that soon! We did get to visit the San Diego County Fair and had some really good, but unhealthy food. Nothing like the bacon donut, but it wasn’t organic veggies for sure.
I competed in a triathlon on Thursday. I guess you could say I finished more than competed. This year it was divided into two divisions, an easier one for recreational athletes and a longer competitive division. For some reason, I chose the longer one. I guess it was to challenge myself a bit more. It still wasn’t that long in the whole scheme of triathlons, but it certainly was long enough for me. I actually did get 5th place in the women’s division, but there were only 5 entrants, so I’m not sure that’s much to be proud of. Anyway, I’m glad I did it.
We are leaving town again Tuesday morning for our much awaited trip to the Pacific Northwest. I’ll have a guest post on Monday and some other things while I’m gone, but you might not hear from me that much otherwise. I’m on vacation!
If you haven’t entered the giveaway for $480 in cash, what are you waiting for?
I did a guest post at Frugal Rules about Ways to Save Money if You are Uninsured or Underinsured
Laurie at The Frugal Farmer celebrated her six month blogoversary.
DC at Young Adult Money celebrated one year of blogging this week. We started at about the same time, so this reminds me that mine is coming up!
Lifestyle Carnival at Fat Guy Skinny Wallet
These fine bloggers were kind enough to mention my posts even though I’ve been AWOL quite a bit lately. Thanks so much. I’ll send you my left over Powerade. Please let me know if I missed anyone.
Mom and Dad Money, I Heart Budgets, twice! Fix Em Up Rent Em Out. Life and My Finances, The Dog Ate My Wallet, and Reach Financial Independence.
20 /20 Posts of the Week
Why I’m Not a Part-Time Financial Advisor (Yet) at I Heart Budgets- Well, you are in a way. You just don’t get paid for it!
My Failed Attempts At Making Money Online at Make Money Your Way- It’s nice to know that someone else doesn’t hit a home run every time either.
Make Extra Money-Offline Side Hustles at Making Sense of Cents. If you fail online, you can always try one of these!
Do You Pay Off Debt Now or Later? at Monster Piggy Bank. I vote now.
Is Being a Jerk Blogger Really Worth it? at Modest Money. I might want to be known for lots of things, but a jerk is not one of them.
What are you doing for the rest of the summer?