Single Girl Guide to Start a Blog

How To Start A Blog, part 2

Disclosure: This post may contain affiliate links. Please read my disclosure for more info. Single Girl’s Essential Guide to Blogging (part 2) Congratulations, you did it! You did the easy part – choosing a name and signing up for hosting, and you’re ready for the best part – creating content! If you’re smart, you clicked …

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.  I signed up for a 7-day free trial of their cheapest package as I was showing signs of withdrawal …

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 …

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

Introduction. 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 from college. She had gotten a …

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, …

7 Easy Meals When You Need A Break: A Listicle

Seasons change and the Journey continues. For those of us still on the Journey to Early Retirement, in the background of summer fun and graduation parties is the ever present work day. After a long day, sometimes you are too tired to cook. You haven’t quite simplified your life like the Frugalwoods or FIRE extremists …

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Seven Spectacular Reasons I Still Shop at Walmart – Like It or Not! (Who Target??)

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, …

Best Tip Ever: Run your car’s a/c to save money this summer!

Hi there, so I’ve been transporting my aunt around this summer. She’s not doing well and I’ve graciously agreed to help manage her care and finances.  I’ve also been binging on catchy titles for the summer season challenge like the one that led you here. So without further ado… Last weekend I drove from North …

7 Cheeky Ways To Save on Your Energy Bill This Month: A Listicle

So welcome back to My Early Retirement Journey. As I’m closing out this month, I’ve been dabbling in some listicles. One is already posted and one is scheduled. Stay tuned.  This is a quick one to wrap up this mini-season of my life.  My April 2018 power bill came and it was pretty low. I …

5 Free Things I Learned From YouTube: A Listicle

No blog is complete without a listicle. Everyone must have read some pervasive article about attention grabbing titles… so here’s my first attempt at one on this adventure I call My Early Retirement Journey. Intro. I was pretty late to the YouTube era. I don’t really see the point. I generally don’t watch cat videos …