Hubby’s family celebrated Thanksgiving this year and I was thinking of all the things that make me thankful. Friends, family and wonderful opportunities. I’m grateful for my life in Hong Kong and my hubby. What are you thankful for? Advertisements
I swear my mum was the OG of the no spend weekend. Anyway, seems like this weekend (and last weekend) I have so much admin to do. Thus, the weekend turned into a no-spend weekend. If you are saving money, studying, on a budget or just following Dave Ramsey, here are some ideas for enjoying… Continue reading No Spend Weekend Ideas
Yes everyone is talking about Christmas 2017. Just look anywhere on Twitter, Youtube or Instagram. However, as part of my journey to simplify my life, I am trying not to go out, hurrying to buy Christmas gifts. I’m really going to consider who I should buy for (in reality about ten people), what suits them,… Continue reading Intentional & Budget Friendly Gift Giving
Hong Kong has a big overtime culture. However, I am very fortunate that usually I am home by 7.30pm. This is very rare. Yesterday hubby came home at 1am. I know we work in different industries, however, I do think that is a bit much. Is it uncommon? Or is it reasonable? What is your… Continue reading What’s your work cut off point?
I just watched two inspiring videos. One by Dave Ramsey about the financial benefits of being married and one by a YouTube I just discovered called Mignon Cobra. I always enjoy listening to Dave’s videos because they reaffirm a lot of my life choices and beliefs. I’m trying to live frugally to ensure I can… Continue reading Don’t be afraid.
Today was our first wedding anniversary. I feel grateful and lucky because Hubby took me to brunch at the JW Marriott in Pacific Place. It was so delicious! I had no idea, although he told me that he had a surprise for me. I enjoyed the food so much, everything was fresh and beautiful. I… Continue reading Year One.
Today I am tidying up after mother in law’s visit. Hubby took a trip to the UK last week and that left a wake of washing and gifts. Also my friend will visit in two weeks so the spare room needed tidying up. As a fairly minimal person I don’t really buy a lot of… Continue reading Cleaning up after guests and preparing for more!