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How to Go to New York On a Budget

  April 14

This article was contributed by Fiona Moriarty of Hipmunk, the most comprehensive travel search website allowing you to find the best deals on anything from flights and hotels to train rides and Homeaway rentals. Traveling is one of the quintessential experiences of young adulthood, and a lack of funds is no reason to give up … Continued

Fun Things to Do In Boston As a Family

  March 31

Last week, our beautiful twin babies turned 1, and so we decided to take them on a weekend trip to Boston to celebrate. If you’re looking for fun things to do in Boston as a family, we have some great suggestions. Our trip was super quick, but we really had a good time. We are … Continued

Become a Paid Freelance Blogger Coaching Program

  July 29

Have you ever wanted to be a writer online? Like, a real, legitimate people-pay-you for your words type of writer? Well, I’ve been freelancing over 5 years, and I want to share some wisdom with you one-on-one. Why Now? I’ve shared wisdom for free over the past few years of course, and I’ll continue to do … Continued

New Orleans Pictures & Tips for a Great Staycation

  May 12

Since many of you will be traveling to FinCon in New Orleans this year, I thought it would be fun to re-publish this post of yore that has some French Quarter pictures in it! As many of you know, I am on maternity leave right now, but I’m popping in from time to say hi … Continued

The Most Thoughtful Staff: Hotel Contessa Review

  March 14

In January, the hubs and I took a little trip to San Antonio, Texas. We were celebrating our 4 year anniversary and also having a “baby-moon,” aka our last vacation together before the twins arrive. I picked San Antonio because it was only about 8 hours from Baton Rouge, which meant preggo me didn’t have … Continued

You CAN Go On a Nice Trip If You Do Your Research

  March 7

If you’re planning your next trip, you may be dreaming of swanky locations by the sea or sipping wine by candlelight, but let’s face it, that sounds a little expensive! However, with a little bit of research, careful planning, and a budget, you can go on a nice trip, and it might not be as … Continued

I Loved Having a Vacation Budget

  January 9

Hey blog peeps!! I have so many fun updates to share with you over the next few days. It’s been a whirlwind past few weeks with the holidays and getting the hubs home from Grenada and then traveling to San Antonio for a week long vacation. Oh, and hey – I’m a full time blogger … Continued

Heading Out on My Babymoon!

  January 1

Happy New Years, everyone!! I am in San Antonio, Texas for my babymoon. The wonderful Michelle will be managing my blog for the next few days, so if you see her popping around here or on my social media accounts, that’s why. 😀 I mentioned that I had saved up and planned for this vacation … Continued

Why You Should Go to Goa for the New Year

  December 30

The following is a guest post. I enjoy reading about new places to visit around the world, so if you want to chat about a trip you’ve been on, please e-mail me at Cat BudgetBlonde com. The New Year is right around the corner and needless to say, you are probably busy making … Continued

The Government Shutdown and The Extreme Importantance of Emergency Funds

  October 2

If you’ve been reading my blog for a few years, you might know that I was a United States park ranger before I moved to Grenada. I was an interpretive ranger, which meant that I worked at numerous sites around Richmond, Virginia creating history programs and giving battlefield tours. It was really awesome. I struggled … Continued
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