marriage

Our landlord, the one who lives directly below us, has a two month old daughter. He also has a longstanding tradition of going on a date night with his wife every Wednesday. As you can imagine, their last few months have been crazy busy and they haven’t had much time to get away. Girl Ninja […]

  I got the blessing from Girl Ninja to buy a house! Keyword there is, “a”, as in one specific house. Only problem is, said house is not for sale :(. Here is a satellite shot of the not-for-sale house that I would like to buy…. According to Zillow my dream house is valued at […]

Keeping tabs

August 3, 2011 · 28 comments

I’m one week away from celebrating a successful first year of marriage and am pretty excited about it. I like to think I’m a pretty great husband. I also like to think I’m a pretty good money manager. But, and this is a BIG but, I’ve completely dropped the ball in a major way. If […]

Who’s paying???

August 1, 2011 · 42 comments

I can’t believe I’ve been blogging for almost 2.5 years and never touched on this most glorious topic!!! I dated Girl Ninja for 3.5 years before I popped the question. During those 3.5 years we went out to dinner at least once (usually twice) a week. Since we didn’t live together, and we were both […]

WOW Drama….

July 13, 2011 · 21 comments

How exciting was yesterday?! Lots of hot comments.  I do have to say, I did kind of love the way everyone stood up for me.  Being married to a PF blogger, I understand that our financial life is an open book to all of you.  Therefore, our different view on finances will often come up. […]

I got swindled

July 11, 2011 · 63 comments

Do you know what today is? It’s the third most important day of the year. First is Christmas, second is my birthday, and third is Girl Ninja’s Nordstrom presale appointment. Oh wait, I just checked in with Girl Ninja and she has notified me that the Nordstrom presale trumps my birthday For those that are […]

Surprises are fun

May 19, 2011 · 22 comments

Girl Ninja had a really hard teaching day yesterday. Her kindergarteners decided to go all “Jersey Shore” on her and act completely crazy. One of GN’s students even called her a ho. Five year olds shouldn’t know what a ho is… right?! Needless to say, Girl Ninja was emotionally drained after a discouraging day in […]