Category Archive: Life

May 12

It’s official: My step-dad just retired

retirement

This weekend Eric and I traveled up to Maine to celebrate my step-dad’s retirement. My step-sisters and I had been planning a surprise retirement party for him for the last few months, so I was pretty excited for the, “big day” to finally arrive. Each of the three of us (and our families) drove to …

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Apr 30

A Wedding costs HOW MUCH?!?!

cake

On March 8th the love of my life proposed to me (aww). On May 9th, we announced the engagement to our excited friends and family. My mom was smiling from ear to ear and my grandfather joked, “It’s about time!” Immediately thereafter we were bombarded with a slew of questions I was completely unprepared to …

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Apr 23

Where have you been? and BIG news!

woof

Hi friends. You may have noticed that I’ve been pretty quite for the past few months (apologies!). I think I was having a “3-decade crisis” (is that real, I have no idea?). I was feeling like I was at a crossroads in my life where I wasn’t really sure, “what’s next?” I was trying to …

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Mar 04

Would you move to cut your mortgage in half?

mortgage

When I was paying off my student loan debt I felt, “stuck” and, “broke”. I worried I’d never dig myself out of the hole that I’d made and I felt frustrated a lot. When finally submitted that final payment and received my, “paid in full letter” in the mail, I was thrilled…for a minute. Because …

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Feb 09

I lost my financial groove and I’m stuck

cars

Sunday morning Eric and I were having a conversation about our future. Basically I told him that I’ve felt, “stuck” lately and I’m not sure where I’m going with my life. To, “boil it down”, I’ve been working at the same company for 5 years. I worked so hard to pass my professional licensing boards …

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