All Posts Tagged With: "home ownership"

Wedding Planning

Hi, everyone!  Just wanted to touch base and let you know that a) everything’s going great, and b) predictably, wedding planning is slowly becoming the center of my life.  Fortunately, however, Jake is Pandora Charms Canada MUCH more into the wedding than I am, so my primary jobs have actually been to be a receptive audience to the HOURS of online research that he puts into every decision, and to rein him in whenever he starts going overboard (which is pretty often).  So far, we have decided:

  • We’re getting married on a cruise ship before embarkation, then everyone can join us on the cruise or leave before we do.  This means that the reception is cake-and-punch and that we’ve already booked the honeymoon as well.  Very exciting, and cheaper than just the traditional ceremony/reception packages that we priced.
  • We will register for a select few items (which will need to be shipped to our house so we don’t pay duty on them) but our primary goal is going to be a down payment fund. Continued

Why He’s “The One,” or 5 Fun Facts about Honey and the BF

Welcome, everyone!  It seems like the last couple of weeks have brought in some new readers.  Hooray!  We’re glad you’re joining the party and hope you’ll all come back and comment more often.  Since we do have some new folks among us, I thought that I’d tell you all a little bit about the BF and me and link you to some of my favorite posts about us.  Read on…

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Home Ownership is for Suckers

All right, Me Thinks posted another awesome comment on my Our Financial Philosophy post and Lance chimed in as well…the interwebs stole my first attempt at a comment, and then my rewrite of it was long enough to be a blog post, so here it is!  It doesn’t have anything to do with relationships, really, except that this is something that I feel REALLY strongly about and if you do too (one way or the other) then it’s a good thing to be aware of while you’re dating.

Owning a home is for suckers. Continued