Those of you have been reading the blog the past 10 months know that I REALLY want a Lexus. It's my dream car. So how did I end up with a motorcycle instead? First you need a little history. When I was really young, my dad had a motorcycle that he would take me for… Continue reading Why I bought a bike (and not a lexus)
First trip of 2019 is in the bag! We went to Arizona this past week on vacation to see my friend's wedding. She looked beautiful and we had a good time. As it would turn out, A's family doesn't live in surprise at all. They live in Scottsdale. So we ended up visiting Scottsdale, Gilbert,… Continue reading Final Arizona Trip Cost
It's been a couple weeks since I posted last. Since then, I finally passed my last work test and I am now commissioned!! 4.5 years at my job have all been leading up to this. It's a promotion and a great raise and I'm super excited it's finally done!! Now I get to relax some… Continue reading The Credit Card Float
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
I am a pretty transparent person. It's boring to me to make small talk with people. I want to know what your goals and dreams are. Where you want to travel. If money were no object, what would you do? I sometimes find it difficult to talk about the weather or gas prices because I… Continue reading My Decision Not to have Kids
A situation came up recently where I was stressed out about money. It doesn't happen as often as it used to but it still comes up occasionally. Next year, my mom will be turning the big 5-0. For her birthday, she's decided she wants to go to Disney World. We plan to go in February… Continue reading Monetary Stress