Apr 21 2014

Saving $30k and Taxes

At the beginning of the year, Eric and I committed to saving $30k this year to help fund a house down payment and new car. We almost four months of the year gone, I figured we’d take a look and see how we’re doing. Despite getting off to a slow start in January because Eric …

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Apr 16 2014

Random Thoughts on Homework, Oscar Pistorius, the Real Housewives and…

Why is it that whenever it’s time to sit down and do my homework for grad school, all of a sudden there are like a million other things I need to do first? Case in point: I’m writing this blog post instead of doing my homework. SO here’s why I believe that Oscar Pistorius is …

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Apr 14 2014

Why I’m Looking Forward to Turning 30

I turn 30 this month. And whenever I tell people, I get a sympathetic look, like they’re trying to tell me that it will all be okay, because apparently life goes downhill after 30? I guess I missed the memo, because I’m actually looking forward to it. Yes, seriously. I had a blast in my …

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Apr 09 2014

Giveaway: JORD Wood Watches

JORD watches is graciously giving away a wood watch to a lucky Newlyweds on a Budget reader! JORD watches are a line of wood watches that are hand crafted from 100% natural wood. The developers of these watches are committed to using natural materials. The watches are hand crafted from wood from around the world …

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Apr 02 2014

Baby Blog Boot Camp: How to Be a Better Blogger

A few weeks ago, I attended Baby Bloggy Boot Camp with my friend (who is actually pregnant). While the event did have a mom-vibe to it, overall there were some awesome tips and tricks about how to become a better blogger in general. Here are some notes from the event you may find helpful on …

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Mar 31 2014

How 15 Minutes Could Save You 15% or more on Marriage Counseling…

It’s fair to say that throughout the first three years of marriage, money was the number one thing Eric and I argued about. Between bills, debt, savings…there just never seemed to be enough to go around, and it was a pretty big cause of stress. Not surprisingly, money is often listed as the number one …

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