Tag Archive: condo

Aug 06

Money bought me happiness…sort of

mney

Some people say that money can’t buy you happiness. I think they are wrong…sort of. While I don’t truly think that money can “buy” you happiness, literally, I do believe that having money affords you certain securities and comforts that people with less money may not have. When I was growing up we didn’t have …

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Mar 12

Tests, Condos and Cleaning: A Life Update

update

The past few weeks I’ve been kind of missing in action. So I figured I’d do a little life update to excuse myself explain why I’ve been a bit absent. Last week, I finally received permission to take my LCSW exam, yay! If you’ve been reading for a while you know that obtaining my LCSW …

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Feb 28

I Want to Move to the Suburbs

house

My white picket fence dream: Maybe I’m having a 3-decade crisis, but lately I’ve been thinking a lot about moving to the suburbs. Eric and I love our current condo, and it’s ideal location, but are starting to feel a little smothered by city life. The hustle and bustle combined with noise, no privacy, and …

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Jan 06

You Need an Emergency Fund When Your Furnace Dies

The "culprit", left-hand side on the wall

I did a post a few months ago about why it’s important to have an emergency fund. December 27th, I re-confirmed the importance of having an emergency fund when we arrived home from our “horrible” trip (see this post for further explanation) to Maine. The drive home was relatively uneventful. We made good time, the …

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Oct 25

I need, I want, I love

christmas tree

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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