Buying A House Kinda Sucks Until You Get Those Keys

I haven't been blogging nearly as much as I was for awhile, and it's because I've been caught up in the very stressful and time-consuming process of buying a house. I've always been a big fan of HGTV but I never realized how stressful and anxiety-inducing the house-buying process actually is until my husband and… Continue reading Buying A House Kinda Sucks Until You Get Those Keys

HGTV Does NOT Accurately Depict The Stress Of First-Time Homebuyers

I haven't had as much time to blog lately because I'm up to my eyeballs in work projects and my husband and I are simultaneously navigating the torrential first-time home buyer process. It's exciting for sure, but it feels like I have at least two full time jobs and we're going to have to literally… Continue reading HGTV Does NOT Accurately Depict The Stress Of First-Time Homebuyers

12 Things That Irritate Me About Movies And TV

Everyone loves watching movies and TV (well, except for those pretentious douches who pretend they're too good to be entertained by screens, anyway). Sometimes, however, the onscreen characters' shenanigans just get too ridiculously unrealistic for me and it's irritating. For example: They're always dressed up in street clothes, full makeup, jewelry, and wearing shoes INSIDE… Continue reading 12 Things That Irritate Me About Movies And TV

I Love The Holidays But They Stress Me Out Financially

I've always loved the holidays. I love cooking, baking, decorating, and especially our annual trip home to Cleveland for Christmas. The first time we traveled there together in 2016 was the first time my now-husband met my family and also the day he proposed to me, so now it's a tradition. As wonderful as it… Continue reading I Love The Holidays But They Stress Me Out Financially

Pets Should Count As Dependents For Tax Purposes

One thing that frustrates me about being a dog mom is that my fur kids invoke a lot of expenses but they’re not considered dependents for tax purposes. I feel like this is just another way for the government to discriminate against those of us who choose not to procreate. They already tax the fuck… Continue reading Pets Should Count As Dependents For Tax Purposes

Even If I’m Rich Someday, I’ll Never Be A Pretentious Money-Waster

Some people rate their worth and quality of life on how much stuff they have and how expensive their stuff is. I am not one of those people, and I think it’s silly to blow money on expensive things to impress people or give them the impression that you’re better than them. I’ve known a… Continue reading Even If I’m Rich Someday, I’ll Never Be A Pretentious Money-Waster