Christmas in a BIG family

December 3, 2013

Quit being a wuss. Subscribe to my blog. Get excited for a post from GIRL NINJA!!!!!!…. It’s the most, wonderful time, of the year (except for the summertime).  I LOVE Christmas.   The smells, the music, the decorations, the lights, the joy, the greatest gift of all time…I just love it all.  I get it […]

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A trip, a dog, and a Net Worth update: December 2013

December 1, 2013

Girl Ninja made it to the Netherlands!!! This is great news for my sanity, potentially terrible news for our wallet. We spent this last weekend meandering the streets of Bruges Belgium and fell in love. Such an awesome city with even more awesome french fries. Yum. We also picked our puppy last Thursday. She comes home […]

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It’s official, people hate our house.

November 26, 2013

As you know I’m cooped up in a tiny hotel, in the middle of nowhere Netherlands, for six weeks. Girl Ninja, is back in Seattle, holding down the fort. This last weekend she was a trooper and decided to conquer the gnarly task of leaf blowing our driveway. She spent the better part of an […]

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Too much bad personal finance advice out there.

November 24, 2013

You ever read a blog post that went something like this… You might want to think twice before you buy that brand new TV. It would set you back $2,000, and will likely only provide you entertainment for a handful of years. What if you invested that money instead?  If you put $2,000 in to […]

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Size definitely matters.

November 22, 2013

Whenever I’m contemplating a big purchase, I always catch myself wondering “Does size really matter?” For most things I’d say it doesn’t, but that’s not always true. Here are a few occasions were size definitely mattered to me. Girl Ninja’s Engagement Ring: Yup, I’ll admit it…I’m totally shallow. I met up with Mom Ninja four […]

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I hate all Extreme Cheapskates.

November 18, 2013

Apparently there is a show on TLC called Extreme Cheapskates. I hate it. Full disclosure: I’ve never actually watched an episode since Girl Ninja and I didn’t sign up for cable until a week before I left for Europe. But what I have done is watched a few clips from the show on the TLC […]

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Well that’s kinda clever.

November 14, 2013

Just watched this video about Coin; An alternative way to handle multiple credit/debit cards. It looks awesome.  Thoughts? Oh and if you want some content today, go check out this Yahoo article I was featured in. I had to give them a fake name since they refused to put Ninja in the article. Apparently the […]

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