Why I don’t live in the 1950’s

Eric (half-joking): "Why aren't you doing this? You know, if this were the 1950's, you'd be doing this for me." Me: "If this were the 1950's, I wouldn't be working and you would be supporting me, instead of the other way ... Read More...

Don’t judge me…

...because I clip coupons. The other day, some co-workers of mine were having a conversation about a former employee who would always take coupons to restaurants. The tone of the conversation was one of mockery almost. And in my mind, ... Read More...

Vacation Budgeting 101

I completely expected to get reamed for stating I was going on vacation, when the week prior I had just mentioned that we're barely sticking to our budget. The truth being--I refuse to dive into our savings account, because I ... Read More...

Spending Envy

It's been more than a month since Eric quit his job to go to school full-time for the firefighter academy and we've been living off my income. A year ago, when this situation first become a possibility, I stood ... Read More...

Walgreens and my family’s wellness

Thanks to Walgreens for sponsoring my writing. Help Walgreens help others! Visit their Facebook page here to learn about their charitable partners and decide which cause Walgreens will donate to with a quick vote. Medicine is expensive. And one ... Read More...

For love or money

I've kept a secret from you. Almost two weeks ago, Eric had a fire chief's interview for a firefighter position. A fire chief's interview is essentially the last interview before you're offered the job. To get to this point, he has ... Read More...

SO about that health thing…

SO at the beginning of the year, I was all like "eek, I've gained 20 pounds since being married, I need to lose weight pronto!" and I was all determined and stuff like that. And then reality hit. I love food. ... Read More...