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Vacationing in Rosemary Beach Florida USA on a Budget

Recently, my family traveled down to Rosemary Beach Florida for a wedding.  Now, if you’ve ever been to Rosemary Beach you know that nothing, and I mean NOTHING, is cheap there.  In spite of the...

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Hobbies In Retirement With the Highest Return on Investment

Hi friends, are you retiring soon or already retired?  Or are you simply dreaming of the day you can finally say sayonara to your corporate 9-5?  Unfortunately, I’m in the later camp.  I have a...

White Bachelorette Party Dresses That Are Frickin’ Affordable

I’ve spent hours online scrolling to find the perfect white dress.  First for my engagement photos (mission unsuccessful – I eventually went with a blue dress) and now for my upcoming...

Six Months from Today My Blog Was Born! Here’s Six Lessons I Learned

I made it!  It’s my blog’s 6 month anniversary!  Yup, that’s right!  Six months from today I published my first blog post.  Did you ever think I’d see the day?  Hopefully you...

Free Budgeting Excel Template – Trust Me, You Need This!

Welcome back friends!  In today’s post, I’m sharing my free budgeting excel template.  My budgeting excel template was created by yours truly and is an essential part of my personal...

Quilted Vests Must Haves of 2023 – Shop the Sale!

It’s no secret!  I love my quilted vests.  And I’ve acquired quite a collection over the years. Today, I’m doing an impromptu post in response to holiday sales going on now.  Shop...

Shop Holiday Gift Set Off My “It List” Versus Stock

Shop holiday gift set with my “It List”!  Today, I’m pulling together a list of my favorite gift ideas for her.  Either give a single item off this list as a stand-alone gift or...

That New Christmas Puppy Will Cost You

As a child, I spent year after year asking Santa for a puppy for Christmas.  To my disappointment, no puppy ever appeared under the tree.  I did, however, eventually get my long-desired pooch through...

Why Gifting Stock is a Great Option this Holiday

In this post, I discuss why gifting stock makes sense from a financial planning and investing standpoint and various methods you can use to gift stock. The Hunt for the Perfect Holiday Gift With the...

Cheapest Engagement Rings and Things to Consider Before Getting Engaged

Everyone talks about the financial considerations of getting married: filing a joint tax return, joint bank accounts, joint credit cards – you name it!  And it’s true!  Getting married has...