When I was pregnant with the toddler back in 2012 I was still driving a 2005 Saturn Ion. The hubby used his bicycle to go any where he needed, and since he began working from home in 2010, we hadn’t needed a second vehicle. With a little one on the way we knew a more reliable and larger car would be necessary. In came the Subaru Outback now known as Target.
During these last few weeks of the winter I start to get antsy. The cold and being indoors too much starts to get to me and I begin to daydream more than normal. And when I say daydream, I mean online shop. As you know I’m on a shopping pause for now, but that doesn’t stop me from online window shopping. To keep myself in check I like to go big; houses, vacations, and cars. Since they would take a big commitment, I know I can’t do much damage to my budget when online browsing for any of these big ticket items.
The latest itch I have is to move abroad, somewhere in Europe. The husband and I have talked about it before, with each conversation filled with wheres and hows. I’m not quite sure how to go about it, or what we’d do for income, or how hard it would be to be so far from family. What propels me to constantly research and think about all those questions are the lifestyle differences between Europe and the US. Continue reading
A lot of people have a bucket list, a list of things they’d like to do before the “kick the bucket”. Mine has only really consisted of going to Europe and going on the field on gameday at a Buffalo Bills home game. The latter was accomplished last year and it was AWESOME.
As I was watching the Super Bowl yesterday with the hubby and a bunch of friends, I came up with my new bucket list item to add. It’s going to be something that we have to work at through the years, and will cost some money, but I think will be worth it.
I just returned from a long weekend in Las Vegas. Jealous? You should be. I was there for my annual company meeting, so not only was I in Vegas for 4 days, the only thing I had to pay for was the spa and some non-company sponsored boozing (there was plenty of company sponsored drinking). Continue reading