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Earning Money on YouTube: Days 146 and 147

Returning from being a tour guide, I spent the last two days catching up on a bunch of work that had been pushed aside while I was having fun traveling to all the national parks. While there isn’t anything too … Continue reading

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The Wave and Home: Days 144 and 145

The last couple of days of the trip sure arrived quickly. One of the main reasons that I was invited to go on this trip as a guide was because my dad and his wife wanted to go and see … Continue reading

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Bryce Canyon and Zion: Day 142 and 143

I really love the national parks in the west (unfortunately, I haven’t done much traveling to national parks in the east) and the beauty that they possess. Although I have visited them a number of times, they really do offer … Continue reading

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Sister Not Happy I’m A Vacation Guide: Day 136 – 139

After finding out the cost of the 90,000 mile car check-up, I decided to try to get a few more no-spend-days under my belt for the minimum wage challenge. While I did do a hike with a friend, I mostly … Continue reading

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90,000 Mile Car Service Shock: Day 135

I knew that there would be hiccups from time to time in the minimum wage challenge. It would be wonderful if spending was something that could always be prepared for and anticipated, but the reality is that unexpected costs will … Continue reading

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Causing a Blood Test Commotion: Day 134

It was a pretty uneventful day in regard to spending since most of the day was spent catching up on the things I had put off while on the three day trip. When it comes to the minimum wage challenge, … Continue reading

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Finding Those Special Spots at Fern Canyon: Days 131 – 133

After the recent house sitting gig and the amount of money I saved during that time, I decided that a short trip was in order even while on the minimum wage challenge. I opted to head to Redwood National Park … Continue reading

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I’m An Idiot Home Exercise Room Edition: Days 122 – 130

As predicted, eight of the last nine days have been no-spend-days as I continue to house sit and work on my writing. This has been great news for the minimum wage challenge. As mentioned before, I had everything that I … Continue reading

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Well Stocked Fridge: Day 1

I would be lying if I said I didn’t wake up with a bit of a hangover (I figured I should let 2012 go out big even if I was celebrating alone while house sitting). I have been pleasantly surprised … Continue reading

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Frequently Asked Questions: Minimum Wage Challenge

I have the distinct feeling that I’m going to get a few comments over and over again for this minimum wage challenge, so it probably makes sense for me to create a Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) area. This will allow … Continue reading

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Preparation: Minimum Wage Challenge

Apparently I am already cheating on the minimum wage challenge even though I haven’t even started it. At least, this is the argument my sister has decided to make. I recently sent out a “Christmas wish list” to friends and … Continue reading

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