Tag: love


Birthdays, Pugs, and Minimalism: January/February Update All Posts / Life / More

If you’re new here, I post an update every couple of months that details how we’re doing on our debt payoff and other goals.  I also include some highlights of the months and what I’ve been reading and watching…because life is about more than just reaching goals.  As a Type A person (with debt), I easily get caught up in trying to be productive all the time.  It’s important to relax once in a while 🙂

January and February have been an eventful couple of months.  I paid off another student loan (yay!), our cat was diagnosed with kidney disease and had to be put down 🙁 , and I turned 28.

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The 10 Best Career Lifestyle Blogs for Millennial Women All Posts / Making Money / Millennials

There are many negative stereotypes about millennials.  We’re often classified as lazy, entitled, and immature.  I don’t agree with these stereotypes.  Of course, there are a few millennials out there who fit these stereotypes, but there are more who don’t.

Many millennials are working their asses off, paying off debt, starting their own businesses, and building wealth.  Here are 10 inspiring career and lifestyle blogs for millennial women.  These incredible ladies are killing it!

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Month in Review: June 2016 All Posts / Life / More

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Overall, June was an AMAZING month!  It’s been hectic and crazy, but it has also been SO worth it.  Two wonderful things happened: this blog earned triple digits in income for the first time, and the hubby and I adopted a sweet little pug puppy named Herbie.  Here’s a breakdown of our successes, failures, and highlights for the month of June!

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Ridiculous Wedding Etiquette Rules that Need to Change All Posts / General Tips / Wedding

When I was planning my wedding, I was amazed by how many strict, deeply-ingrained wedding etiquette rules still exist today.  Despite the fact that couples have become less traditional than they were in the past (many live together before marriage and have no need for more kitchenware), these silly rules still exist.  Here are 4 ridiculous wedding etiquette rules that need to be changed.

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June 2016 Goals All Posts / Life / More

Overall, May was a much better month than April.  I made more progress on my financial (and other) goals in May, and I felt a lot better physically and mentally.  I’m looking forward to what June will bring, and here are my June 2016 goals!

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22 Random Facts About Me All Posts / Frugal Living / Saving Money

I saw a post of “random facts about me” on another blog and thought it looked like fun, so here goes!  Tell me something random about you in the comments!

1. I’ve been eating a whole-food diet for almost a year now.  It’s easier than I thought it would be, but I do have a few guilty pleasures.  Domino’s pepperoni pizza (no cheese, extra extra pepperoni) is my Achilles heel.

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How to Save Thousands of Dollars on Your Wedding Venue All Posts / Frugal Tips / Wedding

Did you know that the average wedding in the U.S. costs a whopping $30,000?   By far the most expensive part of the wedding is the venue.  Even more “affordable” locations may charge thousands of dollars for venue rentals. If you want to drastically reduce the cost of your wedding (which you probably do if you’re reading this blog!), check out these tips for how to save thousands of dollars on your venue(s).

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