A Birthday & Life Lately

Today I am another year older. We did a little celebrating this past weekend, and I have some wonderful family coming to town to celebrate with me over the holiday weekend. (Yay house guests!) I am excited about the possibilities this next year will hold. With a new job, new schedule, and new free time, […]

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NOLA Cottage Kitchen- the before, the plan, & the progress

It’s time for our kitchen to receive a face-lift. I say this not by choice, but because a bucket currently lives in the cabinet under our sink to catch a leak. Not a long-term solution. We have tried to few cheaper options to fix this problem, however really I […] Continue Reading…

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Fight to Freedom Report- July 2015

My great news this Monday is that I made my final payment on one of my student loans in July!! Another loan gone, hurray!! Since I will have one less monthly payment, I can now direct that money to pay down my next smallest loan without any additional effort. […] Continue Reading…

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I’m Back!

I have good news! I am back to posting my pictures and ramblings here on the blog! I took a serious break because of long hours and stress at work. However there have been some changes in our little corner of New Orleans and I have recently started at […] Continue Reading…

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Fight to Freedom Report- January 15

Good Morning! I hope everyone up north is staying warm and managing the all that snow that has hit in the last few weeks. Down here in NOLA, we are heating up for Carnival season. Before I am all consumed with parades and Mardi Gras festivities, I wanted to check […] Continue Reading…

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Fight to Freedom Report 2014 & 2015 Goals

Happy 2015! I’m not going to look back at my 2014 goals since I know I failed to achieve most of them this year. The one goal I did attain was to do something that scared me. I achieved that this past October when I bought the NOLA cottage […] Continue Reading…

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Rental Property

We have been living in the new NOLA cottage for a little over two months now. My family was nice enough to come down for the holidays and help us clean and paint the rental side of house. It was hard work and my folks are amazing for being willing […] Continue Reading…

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This Old House

If you read my last post, I shared that I have been working and saving toward a new goal. Last week this goal came to fruition. I’m thrilled to finally share that I’m now officially a homeowner of a New Orleans’ duplex! Here are a few pictures from the day […] Continue Reading…

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Fight to Freedom Report- Catch Up on Summer

Hello! I haven’t posted a check-in on my debt at all this summer. The main reason is that I haven’t had much change to share. But since I’m wide awake this Sunday evening, why not. I’ve reported my progress over the last two years as a way to hold myself accountable […] Continue Reading…

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2014 Goals Mid-Year Check-In

2014 Goals Mid-Year Check-In: 1. Increase Emergency Fund by $4,000 – So far this is a Fail. I am only 19% complete on this goal. I managed to reach a balance that will cover 4-5 months of my living expenses. Since I had a few major expenses come up earlier in the year I […] Continue Reading…

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