Monthly Archive: July 2011

Jul 29 2011

Things I’ve learned from being married


Change your idea of romance. Romantic (expensive) dates and flowers are nice, but what really gets to me is coming home to a clean house. Having the dishes washed, the floor vaccummed, the toilet with no skid marks (tmi?). Screw the chocolate, it makes me fat. Wash my car, honey, yeahhhhh…. Label your food. I …

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Jul 27 2011

A Budget in Review

Budget pic

SO I was going to do like a 6-month review on our budget, and then I realized it’s July, but 7-month review just doesn’t have the same ring to it, so I’m going to call it a 6-month review even though it’s really 7 months–is that okay with you guys? Anyway, this year, I started …

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Jul 24 2011

When a free night turns into not so free…

So I won two tickets to go see a jazz concert at the Newport Beach Hyatt on Friday night. Free tickets? Count me in! You could probably give me free tickets to watch nuns pray and I’d still go because it’s free. When you’re on a budget, you just don’t turn down free. So Eric …

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Jul 21 2011

Sexy Giveaway Winner!


Congrats to NYSoonerGirl who won my Sexy Giveaway Contest! proof If you didn’t win, don’t be sad, I promise another giveaway coming up next month!

Jul 18 2011

Still alive

Ever have those moments where you feel like life is good but there’s nothing new to report? I’ve been feeling like that. My life is moving along swimmingly. (sidenote: I wonder why the word swimmingly means “effortless” because if you’ve ever been a competitive swimmer, you know it’s not effortless at all but a killer …

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Jul 15 2011

More ways to make money online

This is a Sponsored post written by me on behalf of uSell for SocialSpark. All opinions are 100% mine. I had a bunch of old cell phones that I sold at a garage sale for about $10. It was just too much trouble to do Ebay or Craigslist. Honestly, I should have known better. And …

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