How to save more money

One thing I've realized when it comes to saving money is that you have to put it into your budget. You can't just say "well, I'll see what we have left over at the end of the money and then ... Read More...

Worst Valentine’s Day Ever

This Valentine's Day, I will be alone. ALONE. My first V-day as a married girl, and I will be ALOONNNE. It's really not all that bad, I just like to be dramatic. Eric has to work a full 24-hour shift from ... Read More...

When you’re embarassed to be poor

I’m going to say it—I’m embarrassed of where we live. We live in a guesthouse…a loft…a shack  in someone’s backyard. And it would be one thing if the owners kept the main house (main house? What are we, slaves?) neat and ... Read More...

February Budget

What’s that you say? The first of the month was a few days ago and I haven’t done my budget yet? Pshaw! Well, it seems that every month I start with doom and gloom about how we mismanaged our budget, overspent ... Read More...

The Injustice of Losing Weight

This a monthly series on my desire to get back to my pre-wedding weight. You can read Part I here. This is my first check-in after my claim that I would lose the twenty—yes, TWENTY—pounds I gained since getting married (okay ... Read More...