Have I Made A Massive Mistake?

Yesterday afternoon, I had an appointment with my mortgage broker (so grown up, I know). We got to talking about mortgage insurance and my broker mentioned that should anything ever happen to me, the insurance would cover my outstanding mortgage payments, meaning that my spouse/partner/next-of-kin wouldn't have to worry about making the payments themselves. This …

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My 2018 Resolutions

  It's almost that time of the year! And by "that time" I mean the time of year when you start to think about your New Year's resolutions! I don't typically make New Year's resolutions but I thought I'd break with tradition this year and try my hand at making a list of 'em. Let's …

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My Top 5 Christmas Movies

It's A Wonderful Life (1946) - Nothing beats this movie. NOTHING. No matter how many times I've seen it, I still cry like a baby every single time! This movie is filled with such emotion and it gives you warm fuzzy feelings all over. The ultimate Christmas film if you ask me! There's nothing I'd …

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3 Reasons Why I Embraced Minimalism in 2017

Something odd happened to me when I was in my late-twenties. All of a sudden, I hated being surrounded by STUFF. I hated clutter, I hated objects sitting on top of surfaces, I hated seeing dust collect on every piece of furniture I owned, and I hated the idea of drowning in material possessions. Don't …

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What It Feels Like To Live Alone

To be fair, I'm really just starting to experience living on my own now. As of early-December I have officially moved out of my parents' house and into my very own apartment at the tender age of thirty-five. I've never been completely on my own before - the only thing that came close to me …

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Monthly Recap: November

November was a very busy month for me. Probably the busiest month this year (so far, 'cause December looks like it's gonna be a right doozy too). The month of November entailed lots of planning, packing, errand-running, moving, and a couple of emotional upheavals. So basically, a bit of everything really. But first ... The …

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3 Things I’ve Learned About Packing For the Big Move

The big move is almost upon us! I have less than two weeks to go before I finally leave my parents' house and strike out on my own. This week the painters are working furiously to have my apartment painted a lovely shade of light gray, and hopefully by this weekend, I will be free …

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