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I Got My Summer Refund Check!

  It’s my favorite time of the semester you know the one where free money is involved?! My semester started a week ago and my refund posted shortly after. If you’ve been reading my blog or watching my YouTube channel, then you know I am a champion for scholarships and free money. This past year my employer decided to pay for doctoral degrees in full which greatly assisted in my debt free journey. Figure 1: This is a thumbnail of my latest YouTube video “I Got My Summer Refund Check” where I am sitting in my office with my hand under my chin with a smile while looking at the camera. Although my schooling is paid for, I still have several scholarships that provide some overage. My goal is to not only obtain my doctorate degree for free but to make money while doing it! This summer I received two scholarships for $500 each for a total of $1000! One scholarship was given to me by the university without me having to apply while the other is for my work with a local community college.  With

Adult Daily Living Skills: At Home Pedicure (Grooming)

(This a photo of my feet in a pedicure bowl with bubbles used as a thumbnail for my YouTube video on At Home Pedicure (Grooming).


 

Now that I am on a debt free journey, there are several things that I have cut out one of them being my prized monthly pedicure and manicures. There was a time when I did not miss a beat with heading to my personal nail tech. Rain, sleet, or snow I was there! But then COVID happened and we couldn’t go anywhere. Since then I have started to do my own at home and it hasn’t been as a bad as I’d thought. To enhance my at home experience I bought a foot spa from Walmart for $19, pedicure tools, and some fancy scrubs. Overall, I spent about $34 at which I budgeted for of course! Before I decided to upgrade my tools, I had been using a plain old bucket to soak my feet in. Don’t judge me!

This past weekend I decided to record a video using my new products and I think I got a little carried away with the pedicure soak that I bought judging by the growing bubbles that reached up to my knees! Overall, I would say that my $19 foot spa was a great buy and made me feel like I was at the salon. I would highly recommend! I also purchased a four-step pedicure system called “Pedi in a Box” that included mango bath salts, a scrub, a masque, and lotion. Guys, this topped any fancy pedicure experience that I have ever had and it was only $7! Want to see how my new pedicure routine went? Check out the video below and don’t forget to subscribe!

 

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