Tag: Life Stages

5 Things You Can Do to Save Money While Pregnant

5 Things You Can Do to Save Money While Pregnant

Pet superstores, doggy daycare, those yippy yorkies in strollers at the mall…. Somehow as a society we can afford pet accessories galore, but we can’t afford to have kids. Or can we? Chances are you can really afford to have kids.  Plenty of people, likely…

7 Ways to Save Money on a Wedding

7 Ways to Save Money on a Wedding

“But it’s your special day.” Ah yes, the siren song of wedding vendors and bridezilla wranglers everywhere, luring victims into dropping $60 per table centerpiece or $5000 on a dress that gets worn once. This one phrase has been slowly morphing weddings, especially receptions, into…

College: What I Did Wrong (Part 2)

College: What I Did Wrong (Part 2)

I hate most other blogs.  Most other blogs are written by robo-people who seem to have never made a mistake in their lives. I’m not one of them- I don’t sit at a pastel color-coordinated desk with perpetually warm coffee and cursive writing floating overhead.…

College: What I Did Right (Part 1)

College: What I Did Right (Part 1)

Several weeks ago I volunteered to speak to a group of asleep high school students about my experiences as a woman in STEM.  Though the students seemed minimally interested in my talk, it allowed me to reflect on how a lot of the choices I…