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No Spend February

We had a desire to get our spending in check after the holidays — especially as we knew we were planning a big trip to Costa Rica. Both Christmas and the month of January were expensive as we had the holidays, travel and little L’s birthday. We figured February would be a good time to

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Happy (Cyber) Monday!

We have somewhere around 50% of our shopping done now and a running list of gifts left to purchase. You guys loved my Prime Day posts so I’m back with deals for Cyber Monday… mostly Amazon because we’re besties but also a few other sites that are worth checking out. Before we jump in, let’s

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Black Friday Gift Guide

I’m just waking up from my tryptophan coma after a delicious Thanksgiving. It’s Black Friday and instead of fighting crowds at the stores, I’ve done all of my shopping from my phone and got to spend the morning at the children’s museum with my little one. If you hate crowds as much as I do,

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Experiences over “stuff”

A friend and I were talking about asking for experiences for our kids for Christmas over a bunch of things that will be tossed aside in a few months time (seriously, these kids outgrow toys in 90 days!). For those in Chapel Hill (or the triangle area), here’s what we came up with for our

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Christmas in Chapel Hill

We celebrated our first Christmas in Chapel Hill, in our new home this year. And it was quiet and charming and our last one as a family of two. Next year, we’ll have an almost one year old who will be busy ripping into presents and testing us daily by pulling on ornaments and stockings.

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