How to Budget Your Travels into Your Monthly Expenses

  For two years now, Charleston has become my second home and it wasn’t too traumatic on my wallet most of the time. My airline tickets averaged around $300 and if I couldn’t do that I could drive. The next stop on our military journey, however, is going to be Hawaii, a trip that will […]

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How to Save $50 By Not Checking a Bag at the Airport

A few months ago, I became familiar with the idea of minimalism or the idea that we don’t need things to be happy. We only need what is essential to life to be happy. So, I purged out my room and got rid of 16 bags of things that just didn’t make me the slightest […]

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The Solution To Your Airline Ticket Troubles

My best friend at work bought tickets the other day for her and her boyfriend to fly round- trip to Denver, Colorado…for $50 dollars each. That blew my mind. Fifty dollars?! Round trip?! That’s insane considering my flight tickets are always at least $200 a pop. So, I asked her how she did it. “Look […]

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Airline Prices Got Your Wallet Feeling Skinny?

Air fare literally gives me anxiety. Every time I go to book a trip, I have to do some yoga breathing and cross my fingers and toes hoping that airline prices are in my budget range. For a long time I considered getting a credit card that rewarded with airline miles (still in consideration) but […]

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Navigating Chicago for Your Sailor’s Bootcamp Graduation

Your sailor graduating bootcamp is a HUGE deal. So, it makes sense that you’d want to be there for their big day. But since bootcamp graduation is the first military event that many people go to it can be tricky and really confusing. So, I rounded up a few pointers and tips that I remembered […]

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Best 7 Places to Eat in Charleston, SC

Charleston has always been one of my favorite places even before I became the girlfriend of a sailor. I grew up in Chicago and have found a lot of the Windy City’s qualities in Charleston which makes it feel like home for me. All the history, the bars, King’s Street, the different kinds of people, […]

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