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May 2020 in Review: Money + Life

Well then. I’ve been gone for a few months and so.much.has.happened. A global pandemic, a stock market crash, a recession on the rise, a black lives matter movement awakening. Right around the time that I was writing my February 2020 recap, the world changed...

January 2020 in Review: Money + Life

The money part:  Whew. This one was a spendy month. I’m still trying to get a hang of living on one income, and because we have a decent cushion, I’m less inclined to really adjust our spending to what it should be. Lifestyle inflation is real, y’all.  I’m...

Financial independence and thriving on one income

If you told me 3 years ago that we would be happy living off of one income, I woulda told you duh. But if you told me it would be *my income* I honestly would have panicked.  Let’s get this out of the way: our lifestyle is lavish and our expenses are high. We’re...

2020 Goals and Looking Ahead

If I’m being perfectly honest, I’m amazed I even managed to write monthly on here. It was so easy and the time flew by so quick I can hardly believe I started in August and spent time thinking about writing every single month! I’m not even a writer, but it’s...

December 2019 in Review: Money + Life

The money part:  A reminder to myself of why I’m doing a month in review post:  Stay accountable. It is soOOOooOOOoo easy for me to be semi ok with my spending knowing there’s at least a couple thousand in my checking account, but I know I’m currently...

November 2019 in Review: Money + Life

The money part:  A reminder to myself of why I’m doing a month in review post:  Stay accountable. It is soOOOooOOOoo easy for me to be semi ok with my spending knowing there’s at least a couple thousand in my checking account, but I know I’m currently...