On Friday I was laid off.I was laid off. I've been working since I was 17. I've never been out of work. I was laid off once before but was given 45 days notice and during that time I was head hunted by my current company. Er, my former company. That was four years ago.Four … [Read more...] about The First Day of the Rest of My Life
File this under "Only in Los Angeles" .... This past weekend I went to the Los Angeles Pet Memorial Park to shop for an urn for Walter. Yep, that's exactly what it sounds like - a cemetery for pets.Okay, WARNING: This post is kind of sad. If you have lost a pet (or even a human) … [Read more...] about Walter’s Final Resting Place
Wow, what a week. As I alluded to in my last post, our honeymoon cruise was cancelled. Here's the whole story:On Tuesday I was at work (actually in the office) and checking Facebook on my lunch break. As I was scrolling through my Facebook feed on my phone, I saw something … [Read more...] about What’s the Opposite of a Budget Fairy Tale Moment? Our Honeymoon Was CANCELLED.
Yes, my friends, it's time for another Budget Fairy Tale Moment.It has been a while since the last chapter in this series (you may recall the tale of my wedding dress - part one and part two), so I'll refresh your memory. I have a knack of finding really great deals. Not all … [Read more...] about A Budget Fairy Tale Moment – My Kitchenaid Mixer
Hello, and happy Monday! I'm so sorry to keep you hanging with Part Two of my dress saga. In hindsight I should have scheduled the posts for a Monday/Wednesday back-to-back posting, but I was just too excited to FINALLY share my dress story! Part Two is admittedly less … [Read more...] about A Budget Fairy Tale Moment – The Story of My Wedding Gown (Part Two)