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Collect Moments, Not Things | A Few Thoughts on Long-Term Travel

September 17, 2017
collect moments not things

“Collect Moments Not Things” One of the most common questions we are asked is “how do you afford to travel so much?”. Well, we’re definitely not part of the Hilton family and no, we did not hit the lotto. Our answer is simple – we work hard and collect moments, not things. Every day, we are all bombarded with the latest trends. We see it on magazines, billboards, televisions and even…

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Our Big Move to Palm Springs

August 1, 2016
Big Move to Palm Springs

Leaving Newport Beach for Palm Springs It’s been a whopping 3+ months since I’ve blogged and trust me, it’s been hard to be away. Since June, my husband and I have been preparing for the purchase of our first home together. We have been renting in Newport Beach California for over 8 years & I’ll tell ya, it can be one expensive place to rent. No regrets, the…

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Sister Trip to Paris France

September 18, 2015

“Qui vivra verra” – “He/she who lives, shall see.” Sister Trip to Paris France Ahhhh, Paris France. The city of love, eating a croissant in a French Bakery, a love lock on a bridge, a kiss in front of the Eiffel Tower, a photo in front of the Moulin Rouge, a stroll down the Shanzelize , a tour of the Louvre, a walk under the Arc Du Triomphe – this city…

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Free Budget Templates

September 2, 2015

A simple solution to manage your finances This blog is about providing a simple solution to manage your finances and get organized. I love that old acronym K.I.S.S. – Keep it simple silly! Yeah, it’s silly but I understand what it feels like to be overwhelmed when it comes to my money and finances. I do know how to take the complicated and simplify it though. The financial industry…

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Picnic at Corona Del Mar Lookout Point

August 20, 2015

This last Saturday, Trevor and I decided to have a picnic at Corona Del Mar lookout point. We do the same thing almost every weekend: leave work behind, get cleaned up, pack a picnic basket, head to the beach, find a place in the sand, watch the sunset and truly appreciate our moments together. I’m obsessed with the ocean. Always have been. Fortunately, so is he. Knowing location…

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Staple Items and My Frugal Closet

August 13, 2015

From Over Spender to Smart Spender/Investor When I was younger I shopped like I had an endless amount of $ in my bank account. Let’s face it, most of us don’t. I speak for women when I say it’s so easy to get caught up in shopping for clothing when fashion trends change so quickly, bloggers promote the cutest outfits on social media, the fashion industry pours millions into catching…