Category Archive: The Mr. and Mrs.

Mar 31 2014

How 15 Minutes Could Save You 15% or more on Marriage Counseling…

It’s fair to say that throughout the first three years of marriage, money was the number one thing Eric and I argued about. Between bills, debt, savings…there just never seemed to be enough to go around, and it was a pretty big cause of stress. Not surprisingly, money is often listed as the number one …

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Mar 24 2014

How do you make friends as an adult?

By pure coincidence, Eric and I had dinner on Friday with a friend (and her fiance) whom I’ve known for eight years, and then on Saturday night we had dinner with another friend of mine (and her husband)  whom I’ve known for seven years. I’ve known these friends for way longer than I’ve known Eric–and …

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Feb 26 2014

So, when are you going to have kids?

I am no stranger to this question, and judging by social media, neither are a lot of my married friends. However, unlike a lot of people my age, I don’t really get offended or annoyed by being asked the question at all. In fact, I get pretty excited and start blabbing away to anyone who …

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Feb 24 2014

That time we got out-partied by old people…

It was my mom’s 50th birthday this past weekend and we rented a big ole party bus to take us wine tasting in Temecula, about 90 minutes from where we live. Our extended family is pretty much divided between the adults aka old people who are our parents, and then “the kids” aka all the …

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Feb 10 2014

Do I need life insurance?

Life Insurance. It seems everyone is getting some these days. A friend of ours started selling life insurance and is now trying to convince us to purchase it. His “recommended” insurance coverage for us would have run us $600 a month, to which I said: He made the mistake of insisting that we need a …

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Jan 27 2014

Ohhhh, so THIS is why you need an emergency fund….

It’s like Karma just doesn’t want me to have my cake and eat it too. On Friday, I was really pissed for about 30 minutes. Eric says I get pissed all the time, but really, I only get really pissed when something really pisses me off. Ok? And this particular incident on Friday was one …

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