True Story: I sent myself flowers

Back when I could lose 5 pounds simply by skipping the bread basket, I watched Clueless and thought it was so cool that Cher sent herself flowers to make whats-his-name jealous. One time I received flowers from a friend, and even ... Read More...

I Need a Cheaper Cell Phone Plan

In our quest to save for our down payment, we've been eliminating excess spending, and hunkering down on our budget. We've brought down our cable bill, internet bill, put ourselves on an allowance, and have really been sticking to our budget--finally. But ... Read More...

How We Saved $30k in 7 Months

Well, we did it. We met our goal to save $30k in 2014 five months early. INSANE. //   How does this happen? Because even now, I am having a hard time wrapping my head around it. Here is how our savings has grown over ... Read More...

Our Weekend at Hollister Ranch

We were invited by a friend of Eric’s to Hollister Ranch for the Fourth of July weekend. Hollister Ranch is an iconic strip of 14,4000 acres along the Pacific Coast, north of Santa Barbara, famous for its surfing and lack of ... Read More...