Those of you who have been around for a while know that I used to post monthly income reports. Used to. The last month I shared my income was in October when I made $11,660. At that point, I knew my income reports had to end. [Read more…]
Over the last few years, my husband and I have signed up for dozens of new credit card accounts. I’m sure that probably seems pretty extreme, but it’s really not when you consider the fact that our credit cards are spread across our two personal credit profiles and three separate businesses. [Read more…]
Still, sometimes it pays off to plan ahead since some of the best award redemptions can only be made early. Personally, I like to have as many options as possible, so I always start scheming as soon as I can. [Read more…]
If you know me at all, you know that I absolutely love beaches. Of course, not all beaches are created equal. I love the soft, white sand found on the beaches of the Florida panhandle, for example, but I prefer the crystal clear water you find in the Caribbean. Bonus Points for a soft, sandy bottom you can walk on, but Super Bonus Points for nooks and crannies where I can snorkel.
All beaches are different yet beautiful in their own way, and I truly enjoy any moment I can spend on one – anywhere. [Read more…]
Yesterday, I turned 35-years old, and today I’m on a plane heading to St. Maarten to celebrate. I’m really excited, and not only because I’ve never been to St. Maarten, but because we are heading to a brand new resort that just opened on December 25th.
We are only staying for five days, but we plan to make the most of it by spending quality time together, snorkeling, and probably eating and drinking more than we should. My plane lands at 2:00 p.m. EST and I cannot wait to take off these winter clothes and ease right into vacation mode. [Read more…]
As much as I love the holiday season, it has become even more special now that I have kids. But even though we want to make the holidays special for our girls, we still want to meet all of our long-term financial goals too. Here are few things we do to create memories without breaking the bank. [Read more…]