Category: Frugal Living

Gratitude Journal? – Day 21,996 to Day 21,992

Gratitude Journal? – Day 21,996 to Day 21,992

Some really nice comments on my previous post made a strong point in that although 22,000 days might not sound like much, every single day is still a blessing. As Tread Lightly, Retire Early says: “It’s a privilege denied to the few.” Ms. Frugal Asian […]

Seattle CityPASS Review – Is It Worth It? (Pic Heavy)

Seattle CityPASS Review – Is It Worth It? (Pic Heavy)

If You Like Vacation Slides… My old high school buddies (Cynthia and Daniel) came to visit us in Seattle. Since Cynthia and my birthday landed right next to each other, we decided to make a grander plan to celebrate the entire week. All I wanted […]

The Glamorous Sunday Diary + June 2018 Financial Update

The Glamorous Sunday Diary + June 2018 Financial Update

We crossed over the double commas again but this time we’re not including our residence, which I guess makes it more official. I still think real estate should be included in the net worth though. Not that it makes this month any less special. Small […]

Our Semi Reasonable, Semi-Annual Clothing Expense Check-In

Our Semi Reasonable, Semi-Annual Clothing Expense Check-In

Our Clothing Budget “The recommended clothing budget allotment should be 5% of your annual salary according to industry consensus.” “Wait, which industry?” Hahaha, my smart (ass) husband chirped right back at me while I was doing research on budgeting for clothes. As a guy, his closet […]

How To Afford $800 Shoes When You’re $100k in Debt

How To Afford $800 Shoes When You’re $100k in Debt

This post was written in aggravation at 3 AM by yours truly. There are barrels of good people out there under a mountain of usurious debt north of six figures. You could argue until the cattle turn into jerky whose fault it is at the […]

Our Rental Car Weekend & More Foodporn – Sunday Diaries #6

Our Rental Car Weekend & More Foodporn – Sunday Diaries #6

Here’s our June entry (#6) for our Sunday Funday diary entry. We’re not social, party animals but the weather we’ve been getting is geared for the sociables. Seattle is one of those places that has admirable summer weather. Sometimes it gets up to 90 and everyone on our […]

The Cheapest Asian Dish EVER – Made From Free Leftover Pho Garnishes

The Cheapest Asian Dish EVER – Made From Free Leftover Pho Garnishes

El Cheapo’s Recipe Like..really cheap. Besides salt, sugar, homegrown scallions, and garlic – this yummy thing was free. (Quick set up) Howdy on this Frugal Friday! It seems like my father has officially declared retirement. He is continuing to live with us for now and he is […]

23 Inexpensive Diet Tricks To Shed Those Vanity Pounds 🍌

23 Inexpensive Diet Tricks To Shed Those Vanity Pounds 🍌

“Vanity Pounds” Holy cow, how have I never heard of this term before? Hahaha! That’s exactly these last stubborn few pounds are, they refuse to go yet so close! I know I’m within the healthy weight range but I would be more presentable if I stop wearing […]