Today and tomorrow are my two least favorite days of the year: the Super Bowl and the day after when everyone talks about it. I spend every Super Bowl Sunday reading in a separate room of the house from where A watches the game. This year is a little different since I have the blog… Continue reading January Updates
I have now been a home owner for just over three years. So I want to share some of the things I have learned. If you buy an older house, your home will be in a constant state of disrepair. Our house has built in 1963. It has clearly had some renovations, but they have definitely… Continue reading Being a Home Owner, Pt 2
Most people who have known me for a while know that the house I grew up in burned down when I was a senior in high school. I don’t think about it as much anymore but it’s hard not to think about it at this time of year because tomorrow, the 13th, marks the 9th… Continue reading Being a Home Owner, Pt 1
It’s the last weekend of 2018 so I’m looking back at my year because I think these things are interesting. The biggest financial thing we did this year was pay off some old debt of my husband’s. We started chipping away in March and made the final payment in September. In six months, we paid… Continue reading 2018 Year in Review
I had three goals for November: 1. Buy Christmas presents, 2. Pay off an additional $1000 in debt, and 3. don't go over budget. I only really accomplished the first goal. I bought the big ticket items but I still have a few more little things to get. I'm looking forward to giving my dad… Continue reading November Budget Update
An interview with Emanuel discussing college, student loan debt, travel plans and lifthen goals!
Picture from Pinterest. Photo credit: The Rambling Redhead If I made an inspiration board it would have three things on it: a car (probably a Lexus), a picture of Australia, and a kitchen like the one in the picture above. A and I want to remodel our downstairs at some point, including a kitchen remodel.… Continue reading Savings Goals