adventures, advice, Budget, creativity, DIY, Exploring, travel, Uncategorized

Thailand – How much does it cost?

What does it cost to take a trip to Thailand? Good question. It is a financially accessible destination for many. We spent about $2500 in total for two people and you could do it for a bit cheaper yourself if you wanted to. This included our flights, all activities, place to stay, souvenirs, everything for… Continue reading Thailand – How much does it cost?

adventures, advice, Budget, Business, creativity, DIY, Exploring, life, Living creatively, travel

How to Not Spend a Million Dollars on Food When You Travel

When planning a trip one of the biggest expenses you start to see while researching is how much you expect to spend on food. What some may not realize is you can cut out much of those unnecessary expenses by planning a bit ahead. Richard and I have made it a habit to pack nonperishable… Continue reading How to Not Spend a Million Dollars on Food When You Travel

advice, Budget, creativity, DIY, Living creatively

Your Wedding Decor For LESS

What seems to be the most daunting task is also in my opinion the most fun when it comes to weddings. The decor. From picking colors to theme to the little details. These things can also often come at a hefty price. It doesn't have to however. If you plan enough in advance you can… Continue reading Your Wedding Decor For LESS

Budget, creativity, DIY, life, Marriage, penguins, Reception, wedding reception

Finding A Wedding Venue

When starting to plan for your wedding one of the biggest choices you have to make is the venue. Venues come in all shapes and sizes and determine when, where, and how you get to celebrate your wedding day and reception. When picking a venue Richard and I knew we did not want to break… Continue reading Finding A Wedding Venue

advice, Budget, Living creatively, Marriage, wedding reception

It’s Wedding Season!

It is that time of year, spring/summer, when the weddings seem to be never ending. Every where you look there is another white dress by a costly designer, extravagant venue, artistic masterpieces for cakes, guest lists that go on forever. Bridal magazines, Pinterest, and Instagram all perpetuate this idea of what we "need" for a perfect… Continue reading It’s Wedding Season!

Acting, adventures, Budget, Family, travel

Doing things Different Inspired by Grit

In our MBA class we just finished reading a book called GRIT by Angela Duckworth. When thinking about grit it really struck me that it is in many ways doing things differently. Not allowing your set backs to define your future and that you can persevere over your situation. Where many would give up you don't;… Continue reading Doing things Different Inspired by Grit

Budget, DIY

Budget Chandelier for our Living Room

by Richard Furleigh Come with me on a DIY/Home improvement story in electrical work! *Disclaimer! I am not a professional electrician, I’ve acquired skills over the years through practice and learning from others that I feel confident enough to do these things and try to teach you. If at any point it feels like it’s… Continue reading Budget Chandelier for our Living Room