December Goals

Ah, the start of a new month! Things are changing around here and we have been talking about new jobs, breaking our lease, moving “home” earlier than planned and returning our leased vehicle early. Potentially a lot of change happening this month, but I am so excited for all of it! I can see the light at the end of the “single-income-in-a-super-expensive-city” life. We have been barely scraping by for over a year now and it feels so good to start pushing the momentum the other direction Continue reading

How to Save Money on Your Wedding Venue

Most wedding articles you find will tell you that the venue is the most expensive part of your wedding.  I saw a wedding budget on Pinterest recently that said you should spend half of your wedding budget on the venue.  Um, what?  If you’re trying to save some major moolah on your wedding venue, either for the ceremony or the reception, here are some ideas! Continue reading

Tips for Working from Home

August was my first month working full time from home. Working from home has been a huge blessing, as it provides me flexibility both in where I work and when I work, and for this I consider myself very lucky.  But to be honest, working from home is a bit of a challenge and can take some getting used to, and it certainly isn’t for everyone.  If you find yourself needing help with the transition I’m here to list my best tips and tricks for how to make working from home work for you. Continue reading

How to Save Money on Your Wedding Flowers

If I had an unlimited wedding budget I would absolutely go crazy with the flowers. I would have a carpet of fresh flowers if money were no object – I really love flowers that much. Unfortunately we have a very limited budget and something had to get cut, and you guessed it. It was flowers. When you consider that they are non-essential decorations that die within hours of the wedding it can be an easy decision to cut them. Here are my tips for replacing or saving money on flowers.  Continue reading