Typhoon Kit 101

Every area of the globe has a potential natural disaster risk. Some have multiple threats. Island living means you’ve got the risk of typhoons, tsunamis, and even earthquakes. Welcome to Okinawa. When you first get to the island, you go through a basic crash course […]

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Affording Big Baby Items

As any expectant parent knows, baby items like furniture, breast pumps, and strollers aren’t all cheap items. You have to budget for them. David and I are so fortunate that we are on the same page about money and finances were heavily emphasized in our […]

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What Do You Keep In Your Purse?

Purses come in all shapes, sizes, colors, and styles. They’re a fashion statement about what we as a person like. I personally like to have a bigger purse. I have the bad luck of needing something and not having it because I switch to a […]

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Don’t Forget Date Night

David and I have been considered a long distance relationship for the majority of the time we have been together. When he was stationed in the country, I would fly to see him. Since he’s in Japan, we see each other every few months. One thing […]

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Patience is a Virtue

Over the last month, I have gotten a huge dose of patience from none other than the beloved military. It was a hard spoonful to swallow, but it was a good reminder that I can only have so much control over what happens in my […]

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Budget Like A Pro For Free

Budgeting is a huge step in the adult world. You are choosing to take control of your money and your life without finding yourself flat broke. I have budgeted since a first moved to Corpus Christi in August of 2013 for college and even while […]

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