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The Benefits of Slow Travel

On Sunday, Rueben and I sat in a very busy Starbucks in the middle of Mexico City and enjoyed hearing nothing but Spanish while drinking our iced beverages. On Monday, we sat at another coffee shop, BlendStation, and listened to nothing but English speakers on conference calls while eating our sandwiches. inside BlendStation While we… Continue reading The Benefits of Slow Travel

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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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What I’ve Been Doing Lately – Planning, Packing, and More Planning

We haven't traveled anywhere recently (besides San Antonio, TX where we played tourist), but we have been planning a big move! Rueben and I have been talking about traveling since we first got together, almost two years ago. I've always looked forward to each trip I've taken, even if it was a weekend get away… Continue reading What I’ve Been Doing Lately – Planning, Packing, and More Planning

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Minimal Packing for Three Weeks in Mexico – What We Brought and What We Bought

Imagine having to carry your rolling suitcase up two really narrow flights of stairs while having to translate (in your head and to your partner) what your Airbnb host is telling you, then having to carry that suitcase with you while you wait the few hours between check out and check in for your next… Continue reading Minimal Packing for Three Weeks in Mexico – What We Brought and What We Bought

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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 fiancĂ© and I set a… Continue reading Meal Planning and Budgeting