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How My Hubby and I Got Together (+ Random Teen Pics of Us)

How My Hubby and I Got Together (+ Random Teen Pics of Us)

When I was a teenager I had a vision of the man that I wanted to marry. He had to be tall, he had to be smart, he had to be decently good-looking, kind, and he had to come from a good family. (No one […]

Crap Teenage Jobs Are A Neccessity – Take It From A Person Who Couldn’t Have One

Crap Teenage Jobs Are A Neccessity – Take It From A Person Who Couldn’t Have One

In school, my father was always the slowest one in the pack. He was also the slowest one of his siblings. Unlike him, most of his siblings grew up to become college professors and learned men. He showed no curiosity in education and he was […]

Hubby Didn’t Get a Promotion (…did the world end?)

Hubby Didn’t Get a Promotion (…did the world end?)

Planes torpedoed down from the once untarnished crystal blue skies.   This now unholy planet shattered open and began oozing out the same crimson blood I held in my veins.   Suddenly, as if ‘A Clockwork Orange’ was teasing this bleak reality, you also hear […]

2 Different Ways in Approaching a Fulfilling Life (Asian Style)

2 Different Ways in Approaching a Fulfilling Life (Asian Style)

Heyo! After a week in sunny, humid Orlando weather…I’m back to living and loving the cold, dark Pacific Northwest weather. It’s good to be home!!! I’ll finish my FinCon trip write up later and some other partially completed posts but I just can’t hold this […]

Money Milestone! 🔮 August 2018 Full Financial Update

Money Milestone! 🔮 August 2018 Full Financial Update

Woop, a little late again, but I have news kids! We did hit a new money milestone. It’s kind of exciting so I am giving a full financial update. (I switched to giving net worth updates only when we hit certain milestones so I can find […]

Being Frugal is Easier When You’re Young & Healthy

Being Frugal is Easier When You’re Young & Healthy

“Never put off until tomorrow what you can do today.” Mark Twain was not addressing young people finances when he said that but he might as well be, it’s true. It’s easier to save money when you’re young even though it may not seem like […]

11 Surprising Downsides of Being a Successful Vlogger on YouTube

11 Surprising Downsides of Being a Successful Vlogger on YouTube

Imagine traveling around the worlds, for free, eating the best food out there for a living…that is what being a successful vlogger is all about right?! Mikey Chen, Mark Wiens, Andrew Zimmerman and countless others – ’em lucky ducks. Even if Zimmerman has to eat some […]

What’s In The Fridge? Our Discount Grocery Haul 🍏

What’s In The Fridge? Our Discount Grocery Haul 🍏

I wrote a pretty basic post on our approach to keeping our grocery bills super low almost 6 months ago. It’s how we approach shopping and it doesn’t necessarily follow all the standard recommendations. We don’t plan our meals ahead of time and we only […]