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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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Mexico City Part Two – Branching Out

After an interesting day at Centro Hist√≥rico and riding the city bus, Rueben decided we should take Uber from now on since they're the most trusted transportation in the city, they drop you off right at your location, and they're so affordable. The base price is $40.14 MXN, which is $2.02 USD, and our longest… Continue reading Mexico City Part Two – Branching Out

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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 fianc√© 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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Camels and bison and goats OH MY – animal safari adventure

I turned 37 (!) last Monday and to celebrate, my friend and I went to The Exotic Zoo Resort and Sweet Berry Farm. I have a love/hate relationship with zoos. I hate seeing the animals caged up, living in environments that aren't similar to their native homes, and alone if they normally travel in packs.… Continue reading Camels and bison and goats OH MY – animal safari adventure