fun, life, mexico, texas, travel

The Adventure Begins!

Four backpacks, four pairs of shoes, a handful of shirts each, and lots of Tylenol and allergy meds. Narrowing down what we're taking with us was difficult, but a pretty fun challenge. We're looking forward to cooler weather, delicious food, local culture, and new scenery. Mexico, here we come!

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Meal Planning and Budgeting

I touched on this topic in my shopping list post, but meal planning is a very big part of budgeting for grocery shopping! I was always resistant to meal planning, even after my sister told me how beneficial it was and how much easier it made her week. Once my fiancé and I set a… Continue reading Meal Planning and Budgeting


Food Budget update with shopping list!

It's been awhile since I've talked about budgeting, but it's still a big deal for us. We have goals of traveling to Thailand this year, hopefully traveling most of 2019, and having a portfolio to live on instead of having to depend on working, so we try to save as much as we can each… Continue reading Food Budget update with shopping list!

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Hardcore FOMO

This post started out to be about our week-long trip to Oklahoma City, but aside from visiting friends and family, we didn't do too much while we were there. We saw some Canada geese at Lake Hefner and spent some time at Myriad Botanical Gardens (photos below), but I got sick and had to cancel our camping… Continue reading Hardcore FOMO

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Free/Cheap Outings You May Not Know About

While we haven't been great about only eating out once a week (last week was especially bad), we have been pretty good about not spending money on 'extracurriculars'. Here are some free or cheap date or hanging with friends ideas. Skyspace and other UT events Besides taking a walking tour of the beautiful University of… Continue reading Free/Cheap Outings You May Not Know About