why i had a wedding

One of my most popular posts is the one where I declared why I don’t want to have a wedding. Pretty ironic since I just had my wedding. Awkward… So today I’m going to respond to that post and let you all know why I changed my mind and my general post-wedding thoughts ....more

gift guide – ladies

Happy Monday! Today I’m sharing my last gift guide (since Christmas is next week) and today is all about our ladies. Friends, co-workers, relatives, etc ....more

gift guide – mom

Happy Friday! Christmas is less than 2 weeks away but there is still time to work on your shopping! So today I have another gift guide for you guys ....more

master bedroom mini makeover (& $200 giveaway)

So I’ve mentioned how we want to get a bigger house soon and hopefully put our house on the market in the next few months. That means we had to do at least a few of the little fix up projects around the house. I’ve been wanting to repaint our bedroom since we moved in but we’ve been too lazy ....more

wedding wednesday – honeymoon

For this week’s Wedding Wednesday, I’m going to share some photos from our honeymoon. We went to Maui for a week and stayed at the Westin Kaanapali and it was sooooo amazing. The entire time we were there, we were trying to scheme ways that we could just stay there forever ....more

gift guide – dudes

Happy Monday everyone! How was your weekend? Mine was good – busy and quick ahh ....more

wedding wednesday – save vs splurge

On today’s installment of Wedding Wednesday, we’re going to talk moneyyyyy. Well I’m not going to talk actual dollar and cents (for the most part) but I’m going to chat a little about our wedding budget and how we did the whole save vs splurge thing. First off, a disclaimer: there were no real “splurges” in our wedding, meaning I think everything was pretty reasonably priced ....more

christmas wishlist

Christmas is right around the corner (yay!) so of course I’m eyeing up some fun items, for myself and for people on my shopping list. While I’m perusing gifts for others, I can’t help but find some lovely things I’d love for Santa to bring for me. Today I’m going to share items on my wishlist and soon I’ll be sharing gift guides for buying for others! ...more

December Goals

Here we are – it is December and the year is nearly over – ack! So it’s time to look back over how I did on my November goals as wells as setting some new December goals. Here we go! ...more

financial peace of mind

So the holiday season is heeeeeere! With Black Friday behind us, we all know how it’s easy to get caught up in the hustle of the holidays and lose sight of the goals for we’ve set to help us achieve and maintain financial peace of mind. I’m trying to be more responsible with my money/spending habits and want to obtain “financial peace of mind” in 2015 ....more