Grocery Shopping

Yesterday, I went on a mission to shop for a week’s worth of groceries. It was harder than I thought.

Since the hubby and I are very new to this world of shared finances, we still haven’t really figured out a budgeting system that would work for us. I went to the supermarket with a limit of 1,000php for our grocery. As I roamed around looking for cheap goods, It struck me. Was I  “extravagant”  before when it comes to buying for my personal consumption?

Photo from Google
Photo from Google

Case in Point: I cannot live a day without having green tea. When I was still living in my parents house, I would by a 150-peso ( 20’s) box of green tea. That was good enough for me. Besides, this particular tea taste really good; I feel like it’s worth the money. Yesterday was a different story though. I was about toRead More »

The Wedding

Yesterday was by far, the happiest day of my life. It was a day of many different feelings; I was happy, excited, anxious, and nervous all at the same time. I had moments of disbelief, but yes, it happened! After 7 and a half years, Yuan and I are officially married!

The  civil ceremony was sweet and simple, but it was nothing short of warmth and laughter. Right after the ceremony, we headed over to Gardena Fresca to celebrate the first day of our “forever”. It was a very intimate soiree shared with ourRead More »