Monthly Archive: March 2012

Mar 22 2012

On Netflix, Justin Bieber and links

Really Netflix

So I signed up for a one-month free trial on Netflix because I don’t like to turn down anything free. They asked me to rate movies I’ve seen and all that jazz and they’re super awesome intelligent computers are supposed to give me recommendations based on what they think I would like. And this is …

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Mar 20 2012

Spring Cleaning for Two

Spring is in the air. Easter, daylight savings time, outdoor picnics…spring cleaning? Now that Eric and I have upgraded from our love shack and moved into our little home, we have taken much more pride in keeping it clean. We both take turns cleaning certain parts of the house. Last week, I did all the …

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Mar 18 2012

10-Pound Challenge: Week 8

Last Monday marked Week 8 of the Lose 10 Pounds in 12 Weeks Challenge aka the 10 Pound Challenge. This week, I give updates. In my true form of brutal honesty–is there any other kind–I’ve decided to admit that I have not lost a single ounce since my update on Week 4. I had planned …

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Mar 16 2012

On training for a half-marathon


I’m just a beginner when it comes to running, but I’m still training for a half marathon. My training for the half-marathon May 6 is in full force. I ran 5 miles last Saturday, which is the longest I’ve run since before I got married. I’m running 3 miles on Mondays, 4 miles on Wednesdays, …

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Mar 14 2012

Fighting about money

couple mad

In our almost two years of marriage, the biggest fights Eric and I had were about money. There’s just so much to fight about: we don’t have enough money, how we spend money, how we save money, what we plan to do with our money, who makes more money, who makes less money, who spends …

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Mar 12 2012

How to make money as a mystery shopper


I’ve spoken about how to become a mystery shopper, but now that I’ve been doing it for about five months, I wanted to share some of the perks. In the past five months, I have: eaten meals at restaurants we can’t afford had my dog’s annual vet exam covered gotten an oil change on the …

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