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My Weekly Grocery List // Spring 2019

March 13, 2019
AUTHOR: Emilie

Reading Time: 2 minutes Meal planning is.. a good idea. It’s one that I’ve floundered on a lot over the last couple of years. The idea of planning out the meals for the whole month, doing the big monthly grocery shop, and then just a weekly (or semi-monthly, even) produce run to supplement is so appealing. I have loved…

Our First Rental Property: A Year In Review

May 29, 2018
AUTHOR: Emilie

Reading Time: 9 minutes Making a decision to buy a home is not one to be taken lightly. When we bought our first home, we new immediately that it would also be our first rental property. As a military family, we knew that Fayetteville, North Carolina is not where we would be forever, but we still wanted to buy.…

No, I don’t NEED that

April 18, 2018
AUTHOR: Emilie

Reading Time: 3 minutes I really want a massage. A couple of weeks before Valentine’s Day, I turned to C and said “I want a massage for Valentine’s Day. You should get me a massage.” Then the week before Valentine’s Day, I circled up with him that Hey, We’re just going to go out to dinner right. No presents, right? …

February 2018 Debt Update

February 23, 2018
AUTHOR: Emilie

Reading Time: 3 minutes Welcome to February’s debt repayment update where I share with you the real numbers and the progress I’ve made over the last month in paying down debt, investing for retirement, and growing my net worth. If you’re new around these parts, thanks for joining me and my part of the web. You might be curious…

The Value of Dreaming Before Setting Financial Goals

January 29, 2018
AUTHOR: Emilie

Reading Time: 5 minutes If you want to know how to get there, you need to first decide where you’re going. I know this seems obvious. There are tons of cliches out there that essentially say this same thing. Without your why, you can’t have a way. The GPS won’t show your where to go without you putting in…