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How To Recognize Your Privilege: A Beginner’s Guide for White Men

I find that many men of privilege often have a hard time accepting that fact. From what I’ve gathered, they seem to think unless there was an actual silver or platinum spoon in their mouth, they have in fact made their own way of their own accord. I scoff at you, I scoff. Presented with …

10 Ways To Tell You Have Impostor Syndrome (and what to do about it)

We’ve all heard the term impostor syndrome. It was a buzz word a few years ago and still clings to the wall of every women’s studies lecture hall.  But what is it? Basically, it’s the fibromyalgia of workplace dynamics – it primarily happens to women and if you’ve never experienced it, you don’t really believe …

3 Things I Lust For After Watching Netflix’s Terrace House

So if you haven’t yet watched it, the latest season of Netflix’s Terrace House is available for binge watch. It’s in Japanese with English subtitles, and it’s really good. For those of you who miss the original Real World on MTV before it became too naughty and predictably acrimonious for this elder millennial, Terrace House …

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Is Anyone Else Tired of All the Log-Ins?

This post has been brewing for a while, but since taking over my aunt’s finances, my number of log-ins has increased to the point that another rant was brewing. Then my car insurance company sent me a renewal notice. With all the frugaling that has come into my life, I thought briefly about comparison shopping …

10 Overdone Things I Wish They’d Stop Showing on TV

Hey there! In case you are new to My Early Retirement Journey, one of my favorite pastimes is watching TV and eating yummy snacks or takeout.  I have an incredible amount of time to do so given I’m single and only work one job. I have even left a night out to watch a Lifetime …

DirecTV Now Review | Read Before Signing Up

Single Girl Review: 5 Quick Things to Know Before Signing Up For DirecTV Now I couldn’t find that much on what DirecTV Now (no affiliate) was really like for a regular consumer. So for those of you interested in signing up for it, here are a few things to note. DirecTV Now free trial I …

Review | 5 Reasons Sling Was Stupid and 1 Reason It Wasn’t

Back to school stuff is already out in stores, but for me back to school season means Fall Shows! That’s what I’m excited about. The past 2 years since I started working, I’ve signed up for cable at a whopping $90/mon incl taxes and fees.  However when summer rolls around, the TV show offerings leave …

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A Bajillion Tiny Little Indisputable Facts About Life In Your 30s

Turning thirty was no surprise to many, but some of us still struggle. I got you. Here are a bajillion tiny little facts no one tells you about turning thirty. Share, comment, add your own. A Bajillion Tiny Little Indisputable Facts About Life In Your 30s You ain’t got no friends. You go to the …

Review | That Time I Tried Blue Apron And 9 Light-Hearted Reasons You Should Too

Blue Apron Review – Single girl cooks There are lots of reasons I don’t always eat as well as I should. I would not consider myself a fad diner, but I do enjoy trying new dining experiences. I was first introduced to Blue Apron (no affiliate for this bitty blog) by one of my roommates …

Why I Love My Roku So Much! (Cable – whathat?)

Welcome back to My Early Retirement Journey. This is my summer of listicles (and catchy title challenge). Why, you ask? Because it’s summer!  Who has time to be cooped up in the house reading blogs when there is so much life to enjoy!  So to you, readers, I promise to keep these summer posts short, …