Vacation is chicken soup for the soul

Eric and I had planned to go to Catalina last weekend (a small working-class version of Martha's Vineyard type of island off the California Coast), for a 2-day, one-night trip and as luck would have it, four of our friends ... Read More...

Why I like celebrities

Here's something I haven't mentioned on this lil tiny blog of mine. Perhaps because I'm scared of being judged and you will all run away muttering to yourselves "but I thought she was sooo smart and to find out she's ... Read More...

How to make money blogging

Let's be honest. None of us average folk really start a blog thinking we're going to become millionaires off of it...but it's always nice to earn some extra cash doing what you already do anyway. I always wondered how people got ... Read More...

Things My Husband Does

Decided to switch things up around here... Today's submission comes from Susan over at Domesticating as we Speak Susan writes: "Ok, so I know all of your pictures so far have been things that drive us nuts about our husband. While ... Read More...

Paying off debt

Approximately 2.6 seconds ago, I finished calculating our total debt and it was not pretty. For the first whole year of our marriage, I was focused on paying off credit card debt. I was angry with Eric for bringing it into ... Read More...

The Bacon Fat War

This post is about bacon fat. And how it started a war. Between me and my husband. You've been warned. Eric has this disgusting habit of putting bacon fat into coffee mugs. But I should preface this statement by saying that ... Read More...

Things My Boyfriend Does

This week's submission from Marisa at Count on me 4 Life Marisa writes: "Andy changes clothes several times a day. He wore the clothes in the pile by the wall from 1 p.m. to 7 p.m. when we went ... Read More...

The Paleo Diet

It may just be a fad, but I think I've finally found a diet that works for me. Oh, I know what you're all thinking...are you trying to copy Cely and E because they're doing Paleo? No! Promise! It was all a ... Read More...

The Monthly Budget

The Good Instead of making monthly payments to my mom for car insurance, we decided to pay it in full! One less monthly bill! (as an aside—how many of you are still on your parents’ car insurance? Eric and I both ... Read More...

Things My Husband Does

Submission by Jackie at Southern in Florida Jackie writes: "This is the daily pile of clothes he leaves next to the bed.  He disrobes before getting into the bed and just leaves the clothes there for me to pick ... Read More...