True Story: I sent myself flowers

Back when I could lose 5 pounds simply by skipping the bread basket, I watched Clueless and thought it was so cool that Cher sent herself flowers to make whats-his-name jealous. One time I received flowers from a friend, and even ... Read More...

I Need a Cheaper Cell Phone Plan

In our quest to save for our down payment, we've been eliminating excess spending, and hunkering down on our budget. We've brought down our cable bill, internet bill, put ourselves on an allowance, and have really been sticking to our budget--finally. But ... Read More...

How We Saved $30k in 7 Months

Well, we did it. We met our goal to save $30k in 2014 five months early. INSANE. //   How does this happen? Because even now, I am having a hard time wrapping my head around it. Here is how our savings has grown over ... Read More...

4 Signs You’re Living the DINK Lifestyle

Something happened this year that made our lives a million times easier: we made more money. That whole line people feed you about how money can’t buy happiness? They’re lying. What is a DINK? This year, Eric and I have truly taken advantage ... Read More...

5 Things a Wife Should Just Let Go

When Eric and I were first married, we would have a lot of little arguments over house chores and responsibilities. And at the time, I would bring up everything, because I kept thinking “oh my gosh, am I going to have ... Read More...