One subway ride to and cab ride back from LES: about $20.
A fun Tuesday celebrating two of my good friends’ birthdays: priceless.
My go-to breakfast lately: under $2. (packet of regular oatmeal, ground flax, sliced banana, cinnamon, almond butter)
Having a healthier and cheaper breakfast than when I Seamless it: priceless.
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One girly date with Monica at Casellula: about $30.
Chatting about the fact that we have the same secret plan for our future: priceless.
A Sunday trip to the Pocono Raceway: a (much-needed) 36-hour escape from the city.
Going to my very first Nascar race with one of my favorite people: priceless.
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Five fake flowers from a tourist-filled convenient store on 34th street: $6.
Braving Midtown Manhattan on a Friday during rush hour to complete our Kentucky Derby Hats: priceless.
Enough Mexican food from Baja Fresh to feed a small army: over $100.
Ending the amazing weekend by celebrating Cinco De Mayo with friends:
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Finally being roommates with my best friend: took about 2 years.
Having a best friend who I can be silly and weird with but will also challenge me when I need it most: priceless.
Making the last minute decision to go to a Friday night comedy show: $24 cover.
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Some new décor and dishware for the apartment: free as Christmas gifts for Erica and I.
Some new décor and dishware for the first time in ???: priceless.
A massive breakfast and coffee from the corner deli: $10.
Catching up with my best friend after a week of not seeing each other: priceless.
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A perfect FreelyBe holiday party: one ski lodge-themed venue and a group of our favorite people.
The embarrassment of later finding out I was socializing with a head covered in fake snow: priceless.
One commute to Pennsylvania: a train ticket, good music, and some boredom selfies.
The flexibility of being able to work remotely
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One city garden a la my roommate Erica: about $100.
Having some greenery in our home amongst a sea of concrete: priceless.
One packet of Justin’s (new) Vanilla Almond Butter: 99 cents.
The insane deliciousness of Justin’s Vanilla Almond Butter: priceless.
(seriously…where can a girl find a full jar of this?!)
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My first meal at The Meatball Shop: $9.
My first meal at The Meatball Shop: priceless.
One song on iTunes: 99 cents.
Being given a “leftover” $25 iTunes gift card: priceless.
A blouse and shorts from Necessary Clothing: about $50.
Already knowing exactly what I’ll be wearing this weekend: priceless.
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Two eggs gone to waste: about 60 cents.
A photo to prove just how ridiculously clumsy I am: priceless.
Water taxi to Ikea in Brooklyn: free on the weekends.
The gorgeous views from the East River: priceless.
A visit to a west-side pier as the sun sets: a few blocks of walking.
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Coffee and snacks to fuel me through work this week: about $30.
Being able to work alongside my best friend for 3 out of 5 days this week: priceless.
Frozen yogurt from Strawberry Fields: $4.64.
Being able to eat froyo outside because it was 60 degrees in February: priceless.
Finishing the Freely Be necklaces
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