Weekly Roundup: Expensive Landscaping Edition
My wife and I really enjoy having a well kept yard. We enjoy a yard where the grass is mowed, the beds are neatly arranged, the flowers are pruned and orderly, and the beds are freshly mulched each spring. This is a priority for us, and we have built money into our budget to pay for these expenses every year. The biggest expense in maintaining a well kept yard though, is time!
I often do not feel like working in our yard in the evenings when I come home, and I find myself running through blog post ideas as I am mowing our grass. I am great at multi-tasking, but there has to be a balance. A person can only do so many things in one day.
In the end, it comes down to priorities. My wife and I have decided that we are ok to let our yard slip a bit to focus on more income generating tasks (like blogging, and our side businesses). We also enjoy these things, and the freedom/money these extra activities affords us more than compensates for never winning another “yard of the month” sign again…
Here is what went on at Money for College Project as well as with my Yakezie friends. Enjoy!
Money for College Project
My First Father’s Day
How to Negotiate Financial Aid
Edward Antrobus – Blue Collar Money
Funancials – How I Started Investing
On Target Coach – Small Business Week
Debt Roundup – Weekly PF Digest
KNS Financial – Have a Budget Account
Fat Free Finance – Stop Comparing Rent to Mortgage
Mom and Dad Money – Bad for Budget Good for Soul
Stacking Benjamins – Big Drugstore Discounts
Tie The Money Knot – Why Buy Life Insurance