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    Book Review: Meet the Frugalwoods

    Meet the Frugalwoods: Achieving Financial Independence Through Simple Living by Elizabeth Willard Thames Rating: ★★★★☆ I am really glad that I read this book. Seriously, I think it has reinforced the way I think about money – as a tool for comfort, but not happiness itself. Of course, it’s easy for me to say as a member of the upper-middle…

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    What I’ve Been Reading

    Hi! I’ve been MIA. I apologize. I’ve been a bit of a trainwreck lately. I am a living testament that people really should take their meds… Also, I did this thing called applying to college, and that in and of itself was borderline traumatic, but I’m here and alive (mostly).  Anyways, as always I’ve been reading. I’ll start with what…

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    Book Review: The Heart Is A Lonely Hunter

    The Heart Is A Lonely Hunter by Carson McCullers Rating: ★★☆☆☆ Can some please explain to me why everyone and their mom loves this book? I just don’t get it. Like, really, I just don’t get it.  This book felt unspecial and frankly boring. Honestly, I’m glad I read it, so I can say that I read it. But overall,…

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    Book Review: The Year of Less

    The Year of Less by Cait Flanders Rating: ★★★★☆ This book convinced me to stop buying sh*t. That in and of itself is an accomplishment. Really. If you don’t believe me, you should see my amazon account … Yikes. Anyways, I really enjoyed this book. One, I *love* memoirs that are narrated by the author. It just feel that authors…

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    Book Review: The Pomodoro Technique by Francesco Cirillo

    The Pomodoro Technique by Francesco Cirillo Rating: ★★★☆☆ Francesco Cirillo reminds me of a really strict teacher. He has a very particular, inflexible way of doing things and expects everyone to follow. In essence, my way or the highway. I never really liked teachers like that, so I wasn’t crazy about this book. But, I do like the Pomodoro Technique as…