Murdering plants and taking bad deals.

February 9, 2014

Our house sits on a lush 0.35 acre property just outside of Seattle. Getting a nice chunk of land was important to us me as we were house hunting. The obvious downside of a good-sized backyard?  Yard work. Check out our little plot of land…. It was clear when we bought the property that the […]

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Name our baby, get $100, and a net worth update too.

February 6, 2014

Now that we know we are having a boy it’s time to get to naming him. If you have come across a cool boy name recently hook a Ninja up and drop it in the comments. Need you to get those creative juices flowing since I probably wont get my way and name our kid Sir […]

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So this happened last night…

February 4, 2014

Your browser does not support the video tag But the slomo version is my personal favorite. Listen to that solid high five sound. Your browser does not support the video tag Oh and the guy that I hugged before Girl Ninja, he and his wife popped their balloon at the same time and we realized […]

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Pay your pops.

February 3, 2014

A reader asks… My husband and I are doing fairly well financially, but we wanted to see what we could be doing better. My husband is very big into investments and I was always very big into liquid savings (I watch a lot of Suze Orman). After meeting with our financial adviser, he said he […]

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Am I a terrible future dad? Be honest. I kind of am.

January 30, 2014

So I posted up my annual budget a few weeks backs. A surprisingly high number of you all seemed to ask the same question in the comments section of that post. “Uhhh, Ninja… where’s the college savings fund line item?” -You Guys Excuse e moi? I’m sorry. I punched Sallie Mae in the face a […]

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I bought a security system that isn’t a ripoff.

January 28, 2014

We were over at a friend’s house a few weeks ago, and after he gave us a tour of his home he asked Girl Ninja and I a weird question. He said “Do you want to see your entrance to our home?” I had no idea what he was talking about so I said, “I […]

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I’m legitimately stressed.

January 26, 2014

  Over the last week and a half I’ve spent a solid three hours discussing baby strollers and car seats. As first time parents, we know there is a lot to be learned about parenting, and a million different opinions on how to parent the best. Whatever. The only thing that causes me to lose […]

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