Project Pocketwatch

No Haircuts Means Bishop Hit Pet Detective Stage
Having very short hair for a very long time, it's understandable that I would forget how thick my hair is when it grows out. Since part of my year-long spending fast is "no haircuts," I have been forced to deal with the many horrible stages of growing my hair out...
5 Tips for Starting a Spending Fast
Now that I am two-and-a-half months in to Project Pocketwatch, my year of needs-based spending, I am getting emails from friends asking what they need to know before starting a Spending Fast of their own. They've seen my success and they want in on it...
Project Pocketwatch Update: The Death of Sisyphus
Since starting my spending fast on March 1st, I have hit a few bumps.  Not MAJOR bumps, mind you, just a few things that I didn't factor in to my preparation before the fast began. I've finagled my way around them; borrowing what I need from friends, offering to do odd jobs in exchange for things, o…
19 Basics and the Best Bang for Your Buck
Have you ever been standing in the aisle at your favorite store comparing prices and thinking "I'm sure I could get this cheaper at that other place." When it comes to basics, it pays to know where to get the best bang for your buck.
I personally visited four stores in Southwest Michigan, W…
Project Pocketwatch Eve
The time has come, my friends. Project Pocketwatch starts tomorrow.  I have gotten a LOT of responses regarding the video I posted last week (above), so I thought I would address a few questions:
1. What does it mean you're not spending any money...
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