House Hunters NC: The Super Low Budget Version

It all starts today. After spending the last year or so saving every penny we could and planning our escape from the viciousness of renting, we're about to start looking at houses again. It's not going to be an easy task because the city we live in is very expensive, and our maximum budget will… Continue reading House Hunters NC: The Super Low Budget Version

Mac-N-Cheese With Spicy Jalapeño Chicken Sausage

The weather has been all over the place here in NC. One day it's 70, the next day it's 30. Because of this bipolar weather, the hubby and I are both feeling a bit under the weather, which makes it the perfect time for both comfort food and spicy food (because it opens those congested… Continue reading Mac-N-Cheese With Spicy Jalapeño Chicken Sausage

8 Things I’ll Never Be “Too Old” To Do

I'm less than a week away from my 35th birthday, and it's a little nerve-wracking because I always thought 35 sounded old. When you're 35 and up, a lot of people think they can start setting rules about things you're now supposedly too old to do. Well, I won't be following any of those rules… Continue reading 8 Things I’ll Never Be “Too Old” To Do

Steak Night!! 🥩

We're going to steak night! We're gonna eat it right! Steak is such a treat! It is the world's best meat! Much like Turk and JD on the (awesomely hilarious) show Scrubs, I love steak night. I could never be a vegan because steak is just way too delicious. I don't go out to steak… Continue reading Steak Night!! 🥩

Trying To Work Out When You Despise Working Out

When I was between home office-based gigs, I took up a gig delivering restaurant orders for a couple months. It wasn't terrific money compared to the things I usually do, but it was better than not bringing in any money. As an added bonus, I got lots of exercise doing that kind of work. In… Continue reading Trying To Work Out When You Despise Working Out

Why Buy Expensive Salad When Olive Garden dressing Is Sold In Stores?

I usually work entirely from home, which is great for many reasons. Besides the obvious ones like not having to dress up or fight traffic every day, I love the cost savings of being able to make all my meals at home. Today, I had to go to the office for a planning meeting. We… Continue reading Why Buy Expensive Salad When Olive Garden dressing Is Sold In Stores?

Dog Mom Life: Insomnia For The Greater Good

I love both of my dogs equally and they both present their own unique challenges. Since we adopted both very young, it's been an adventure that's as close as I'd ever like to come to raising actual toddlers. Crackers has been throwing a fit lately when I try to put him in his separate room… Continue reading Dog Mom Life: Insomnia For The Greater Good