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7 Frugal Tips for Parents Who Travel For Work

  November 16

This past weekend I traveled to Austin for a bachelorette party and two meetings. The weekend before I traveled to Pittsburg to speak at MomCon (which was really fun!) The Hubs has been traveling too. In between my Pittsburg and Austin trips, he traveled to Brooklyn for a residency interview and then immediately flew to … Continued

6 Ways to Have An Incredible Beach Vacation

  June 15

It’s early in the morning as I write this, and for once I am refreshed, rejuvenated even. Since having children last year, I’ve been deeply embedded in what only can be described as extreme stress. Raising kids, as anyone who is a parent knows, is difficult albeit quite rewarding. Trying to find real, meaningful family … Continued

How to Afford a Long Distance Relationship

  August 12

Back in the olden days (like 3ish years ago), hubs and I had to have a major long distance relationship. I went to grad school three hours away from him. We spent the first few months of our marriage apart. Then, he went to Grenada and we spent even more months apart. It was crazy. … Continued

5 Tips for Scoring Big at Thrift Stores

  July 9

Please welcome my friend Alice, who I actually got to meet in real life! Alice is a personal finance and fashion blogger in Baton Rouge, LA. She blogs at Earning My Two Cents and What I Really Wear. Enjoy… Thrift shopping can be a great way to save money and expand your wardrobe. Plus, it’s … Continued

For All The People Who Want To Buy A House Overseas

  June 18

Please note: This post was created in collaboration with DigitalMediaCircle. Older readers of mine will know that I lived overseas for almost three years in the Caribbean. I wrote tons about my time there, namely about all of the weird and yet awesome experiences that come with living abroad. I always found it interesting when … 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

What to Do with a Big Income Increase

  May 7

Today’s guest post is by Emily from Evolving Personal Finance.  Emily and her husband live in Durham, NC; they are PhD candidates by day and PF bloggers by night. Cat and her husband and I and my husband are facing a problem everyone would love to have: we are anticipating big income jumps in the … Continued

I Don’t Have a Boyfriend, but I’m Planning My Wedding

  March 26

Hi Everyone! I’m so very excited to announce that I am officially a mom! 🙂 I had the twins just a few days ago, and I can’t wait to share all the details with you very, very soon! They are amazing, and the hubs and I are so in love with them. Since we are … Continued
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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
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