Hello from the beach! (A quick shout out)

June 4, 2008

Missing me yet? I hope not – you should have plenty to read while i’m away ;) Remember that Chuck Norris Random Fact Generator link i sent to ya? aww yeahhhh! Anyways, I just wanted to give you all a quick shout out and to let you know that I’m looking for bargains down here when we’re out and about… Just cuz it’s our honeymoon, […]

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Net Worth: MAY… my very last "single" month!

June 2, 2008

What a good way to end single-ness: UP a good 3 Grand this month :) The only stuff holding us back are all of the wedding expenses now charged on our card and sucking us dry! haha… On the other hand, the beautiful checks still continue to flow in, so i’m pretty hopeful we’ll be back in action soon. And NO MORE expenditures to come, […]

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Drum roll please…WE’RE MARRIED!!!

May 31, 2008

As of this sec. we are officially married ;) And it feels awesome! Well … i’m pretty sure it feels awesome, i’m probably more nervous than anything right now with all those faces staring up at me! That’s right, I am still up there on the alter as you’re reading this- how cool is that? i SO heart blogger … and Mrs. Budgetsaresexy! (it’s party […]

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The time has come – I’m off to be hitched!

May 30, 2008

That’s right my dear friends, tomorrow I go from “singlehood” to “chained”, i mean “married” ;) It was a fun 27 years going it alone, and now i shall be blessed with a family. Oooooh, i could have little J’s running around now too – woohoo! And if you’re wondering how you’ll keep entertained while we’re away, worry no more. I have a few nuggets […]

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Wedding gift’ers are going crazy on us!

May 21, 2008

The presents are starting to flow in now, and we’re getting some pretty generous checks – we’re talking about ones for $100 and $150 a PIECE!!! I’m not sure what the average amount people usually give, but anything over $50 seems like a lot to me. I can understand if close family members or best friends want to give a little extra, but we’re getting […]

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Mrs. Budgetsaresexy on frugal wedding-ness

May 12, 2008

Dear Readers, Well hello! And welcome to my guest post :) As our impending nuptials quickly approach, I figured I would throw in a few of my frugally-minded wedding experiences to share with those interested. And, as I am MUCH more charming and interesting than the regular writer of this blog, you will probably find reading this to be the greatest experience of your life!! […]

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Net Worth: APRIL … And how weddings eat your money.

May 2, 2008

Hum … not my favorite month’s review, but it’s all good. Gotta have those down periods, to make those up ones feel even better, right? Most of this was also expected, so no big shocks (thank goodness). The main difference here, from all other months, is the massive jump in the credit card category due to more wedding related costs. I’m not scared yet though, […]

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Two rants and two helpful hints.

April 18, 2008

I have two gems to share with you this morning. I will bitch about both, but will then give some handy pointers after as a reward for listening :) Please to enjoy: Rant #1: Starbucks is gonna get it! Remember all those sexy rewards they started marketing last week??? Well, apparently they forgot about the training of their staff, including the managers. Today marks the […]

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Wedding budget for $10k? Fingers crossed!

April 16, 2008

Okay, so we *thought* we were budgeting $10k for our wedding! haha….since i started writing this i realized our total costs are actually gonna be around $16k! i guess it’s good some of you prompted me to post about it :) Still though, our new budget is about half the national average for weddings. According to “U.S. couples spend (on average) $28,800 for their […]

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I just spent $170 in under 5 minutes.

April 9, 2008

– Ordered my wedding party gifts: $140 – engraved cuff links!– Ordered Baptismal certificate so I can get married in the church: $30! – didn’t see that one coming. apparently since i was born in a military chapel, everything goes through the military archdiocese. i’ll have to write about all the wedding expenses one day.y-i-k-e-s. I just spent $170 in under 5 minutes. was last […]

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