Local Produce Delivery!
When Fresh Harvest asked me to try one of their produce baskets, I really didn't think this was a service I'd use. I was excited to try it, but I like going to the store and picking out my own produce. I thought it might be a great option for someone else, but not for someone like me. And of course I was totally wrong. But first, here is how Fresh Harvest works:
Travel: Joshua Tree
For our honeymoon we knew three things: We wanted to go somewhere warm and sunny. We wanted it to be somewhere completely different from home. And we wanted to keep it affordable.
We decided on Joshua Tree after finding TONS of great Airbnb's at reasonable prices close to the entrance of the National Park. I couldn't make up my mind so we actually booked two different Airbnb's and split our time. We flew into Los Angeles, rented a car, and drove the 2.5 hours to the high desert.
How to live in less than 500 sq ft and LOVE IT
Having lived in New York for a few years, I am very familiar with living in small spaces. Now that I am back in Atlanta, all of my experience living in tight quarters is paying off. My current home is 438 square feet. Two of us plus 3 cats live here and we are completely comfortable. Scroll down to read some of my tips for making the most out of a small home.
6 Tips for Planning a Wedding on a $5K Budget
When Sam and I decided to get married, one thing was clear: We were not going to splurge on a wedding. I wanted to elope, but Sam wanted a wedding, so we began planning. The average cost of a wedding is about $30,000. We are incredibly practical people, so spending enough money to put a down payment on a house for one party was out of the question. We set a goal of spending $5,000 knowing that we would probably go over and spend closer to $10,000. But the more we planned, the more we realized how little we really needed and the more we got excited about proving that we could actually make a wedding with more than 150 guests (we have HUGE families) happen on a shoestring budget. Here is how we did it...