Hate Where You Live? What You Can Do, When You Can’t Move

Hate Where You Live? What You Can Do, When You Can’t Move - My Life, I Guess

It’s no secret that I kind of hate where we live. 5 years ago, my now husband and I moved into a 3 bedroom townhouse, where we started our lives together as a new couple. Within 3 months of moving into our townhouse, however, we discovered mold. And since then, we’ve discovered mold numerous times and in numerous places. Our property management company have been, to put it nicely, complete...

How to Track and Organize Your Bills When You Live Paycheck to Paycheck

How To Track And Organize Your Bills When You Live Paycheck To Paycheck - My Life, I Guess

When I first discovered the world of personal finance blogging, I dove in head first. I spent over 2 years tracking every cent I spent, earned, or found on the ground in a master spreadsheet. I lived alone at the time, so it was easy to do and easy to control. When I moved in with my now husband, however, tracking “our money” became a lot more difficult than it...

Personal Palace: Making Your Home Unique To You

There are few things in life which are more important than your home. This is the place where you’ll spend most of your time, and is an area which should feel unique to you. Of course, though, achieving this sort of goal is becoming increasingly difficult, especially as furniture and decor options are starting to following similar styles. To help you out with this, this post will be exploring some...

Create a Home Office Designed for Pros on a Minimal Budget

When you’ve decided to work from home, what you need is an office that has a no-fuss setup. It should look professional and be a place where important work gets done. Even though it’s based in your home, it must be designed in a way that still makes you look like a professional person who’s serious about their business or profession. Here are some tips on how to create a...

Why a Small Home Could Be a Great Investment

Why a Small Home Could Be a Great Investment - My Life, I Guess

Are you currently in the market for a house? Maybe you’re daydreaming about owning a home one day, after binging on your favorite HGTV show? Or maybe you’re stuck in a nightmare rental situation, like me and looking for some options. Either way, realtors and lenders often advise you to “buy as much house as you can afford.” While that sounds like reasonable advice, keep in mind that these agents...