Tag Archive: boyfriend

Jan 15

Interracial Dating: Trials and Tribulations

eric and me

Everybody knows that I date a “financial stud”, but probably, not everyone knows that my stud is Filipino (well maybe you do if you’ve seen our photo on my “about” page). Eric grew up in Manila and I grew up in rural Maine. I’m very much a country girl at heart, and Eric is much …

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Dec 25

Merry Christmas From My Family to Yours!

christmas card

  Hi Friends! I didn’t have your address, so you’re “receiving” a photo of the card that we sent to friends and family this year. It’s not a great photo of either of us (bf’s hair is doing something crazy, so he’ll hate that I make this one public-let’s keep in a secret, shh!), but …

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Oct 25

I need, I want, I love

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When I was a teen and young adult there were a lot of things that I wanted. A big house, a luxury car, designer clothing, fancy perfume, you name it, I wanted it. Did I have any of those things? No! Well maybe the fancy perfume-“Gucci Envy” is totally “fancy” to a 16-year-old. Basically I …

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Oct 23

Compromising Saved Me Money

sheep and wool

If patience is a virtue, then compromise is patience’s best friend. I have to admit I’m not always the most patient, but I do try to make compromises when it comes to relationships and money. Sometimes I make compromises out of necessity and other times I make compromises because I’m a good girlfriend (wink). This …

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Sep 16

$130 Saved My Relationship

storage

Do you have a home jam packed with “stuff?” For years advertisers have promised us that brand name “things” would make us happy, designer clothing would make us popular and luxury cars would make us desirable. Guess what? They didn’t! Now many of us are trying to “detox” ourselves from the stuff and get the …

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