As you know, if you've been reading our blog, N and I are newlyweds. As newlyweds, we have had to learn how we want to manage our money together. Do we want to keep separate bank accounts? Is one person going to be in charge of handling bills? What do we want to spend money … Continue reading How does this budgeting thing work?
In my post Our Story, I mentioned how important family and marriage is in my religious culture. I want to talk a little more about that today. I want to address how this push for marriage and family can leave some feeling less worthy and even worthless. As a young woman, I imagined myself married … Continue reading A Culture Shock
We recently went to Utah for a family vacation. While we were there, we saw some beautiful sights. I want to share some of those experiences with you. Temple Square I have visited Temple Square one other time, but that time my visit was brief because it was raining. This time, N and I started … Continue reading Utah Adventure
This week N and I are lucky enough to be on vacation with N's family. What does that mean? ROAD TRIP! Our drive to meet up with family was only about 4 hours, but I still consider that a road trip worthy of preparation. I thought I would share some of that preparation with all … Continue reading 4 Road Trip Essentials
Have you ever heard of the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator®? It is a personality test developed to make sense of the personality types described by Carl Jung, the father of analytical psychology. When I take the test, my result is INFP. That means that I am Introverted, iNtuitive, Feeling, and Perceiving.What does this have to do … Continue reading 5 Tips for Making New Friends in a New Town
I come from a religious culture where marriage and family are very important. Most of my friends were married before they finished college. I, on the other hand, finished school and served a full-time mission for my church before getting married. My husband (N) and I have talked about how we had both almost given … Continue reading Our story
When we moved up here for school, we only brought what we could fit in our little Honda Fit. For those of you who two suitcases stuffed with clothes, our computers, some kitchen essentials (including our mixer and Instant Pot), a trunk that I used for camp when I was young, and a few other … Continue reading A Newlywed Apartment on a Budget