Monthly Archive: April 2012

Apr 30 2012

How I make extra money: April 2012

Every month, I keep track of how I make extra money. My goal for 2012 is to make $2,500 in side hustle income so we can finally go on a honeymoon and also attend our friend’s wedding in Cancun in October. All side hustle money is saved in a separate account, that will go toward …

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Apr 26 2012

This weekend, I will…


Run 8 miles I’ve definitely been losing my running mojo. Perhaps I overworked myself with trying to train for a half marathon and doing two back-to-back months of unlimited barre classes (I’ve done 46 classes in the past two months). I have small aches and pains that I’m hoping will go away. image via Become …

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Apr 24 2012

How much money is enough?

happy couple with money

Almost two months of living at the new place, and almost every day at some point, I still turn to Eric and say “I love our new home.” Even though we’re spending more on living expenses, our happiness has skyrocketed since moving out of the love shack. And let’s face it–that living style was not …

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Apr 18 2012

On living on one income and half marathon training


On living on one income Well, it looks like it’s going to be 5 weeks with Eric out of work. We hope his first day back will be May 2. My initial reactions are to FREAK out. But there are a few things keeping me from freaking out: We were able to save $1200 from …

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Apr 16 2012

How we decorate on a budget

Dining Table Parsons Chairs

After our little home post, I know what you were all wondering–how could this supposedly ‘poor’ couple move into a two-bedroom townhome and furnish it when all they owned beforehand was a couch and a bed? The entire amount we’ve spent so far, out of our own pocket, is $700. We were also extremely fortunate …

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Apr 12 2012

Our New Home!

Living room zebra rug

I’ve been meaning to get around to post pics of our new place for a while. But well, you know how it is ; ) Considering how often I complained about living in the shack, I would just like to say that our new place feels like a MANSION. I am so, so happy here, …

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