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Five money saving tips for your wedding (that could save your sanity too)

Congratulations! You are engaged! Now begins the fun of planning the marital celebration. It can be overwhelming, and you’ll probably get stressed out, so I’ve come up with five money saving tips for planning your wedding. Money saving tips for weddings #1: Make a plan and a calendar Chart out what you need to buy and when, so you don’t… Read more »

Ancestry DNA: Family throughout history

Recently, I did the Ancestry DNA test to see what ethnicity is running around in my genes. I have been building my family tree on the site, so I sort of knew what to expect.  That doesn’t mean I didn’t see some surprises.  Below is a screenshot of my ancestry DNA ethnicity results: Where did the Italian/Greek come from?  I… Read more »

A year in my life: Fortune favors the bold

A year ago today, I was at the airport in Sacramento picking up Paul.  We were about to embark on the adventure of our lives because both of our lives were about to change drastically, but for the better. I was moving to Minnesota for love. Yes, I was taking a huge risk, which some people probably thought was stupid… Read more »

Car shopping and other nightmares

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Minnesota, you are forcing my hand. What the heck is up with your roads?  I thought the roads in Sacramento were bad.  Uh, no. They are fancy and fine. I’ve heard a saying that Midwesterners have…”There’s two seasons here. Winter and road construction.” Really?  Have you seen your roads Minnesota? Holy crap. Look at this road….LOOK AT IT! I would… Read more »

April Fool’s Day: Just stop.

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You’re not funny.  Someone had to tell you because you might be about to do something really stupid. You might be thinking of a great prank or joke to pull off this Tuesday, April Fool’s Day…just don’t.  People who actually are funny, have a special talent.  Not just anyone can be hilarious, then again TV and movies have set the… Read more »

Weddings with a Twist #TwitterLoveWed

Holy crap. I am a married woman and the world didn’t end. After my experience, I’m a big proponent of weddings with a twist…or two. That’s what we did…we put our personalities into the traditions and had fun while getting married. Honestly, I had the time of my life. Yes, it was a bit of a blur, but I tried… Read more »

Wedding, Engagement Ring Etiquette: What am I supposed to do here?

I love my engagement ring. Granted, I never really wanted one because they are just a marketing ploy by diamond companies to sell diamonds. But the ring Paul gave me is so sparkly and it has a lot of meaning for him, so I love it. The problem is that I don’t know how much I’m supposed to wear it…. Read more »