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Mrs. Lily

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The Frugal Gene
Family, frugality, budgeting, extra income, blogging
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Seattle, Washington, United States
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DINK (Dual Income, No Kids)
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[This post may contain affiliate links at no additional cost to you.]c Two years ago, I was shopping for our weekly groceries in the Asian grocer near our house. In one of the snack aisles, there were a bunch of adorable animal-shaped coin jars stuffed with delicious jelly pudding. If […] ...
Posted: Feb 02 2018 @ 2:25 PM
I sometimes wonder what people from the Dark Ages would think about our fast culture and unrestrained society today. Not to mention our smartphones, computers and auto flushing indoor toilets. They would likely blow their brains out with shock to see us now. We’ve come […] ...
Posted: Jan 31 2018 @ 11:29 AM
Hiya! We’re back among the beautiful evergreens of Washington state now. It’s chilly here compare to the comfortable California “winters” of 60 degrees in the daytime. We didn’t make the unusual net worth gains like we did in the last 3 months. In November, we crossed […] ...
Posted: Jan 04 2018 @ 12:25 PM
We’re still away in California, good children. I wanted to throw a quick lesson out there that’s been plaguing me for a few days. I try to not judge what people do with their money as long as they are on good financial standing but […] ...
Posted: Dec 31 2017 @ 11:45 AM
Hello from California today! We have successfully passed another Christmas with the in-laws. The in-flight movie we chose was ‘The Boss Baby’ and it was the crappiest animated film I’ve even seem. The plot made no sense. As far as general movies go, it was […] ...
Posted: Dec 26 2017 @ 7:00 PM
My own family composes of first-generation immigrants. The only thing I remember celebrating as a child was New Year’s – not the one on January 1st. Chinese people celebrate Chinese New Years in February. By celebrate, I meant we lit an incense and watched Chinese New […] ...
Posted: Dec 21 2017 @ 11:21 AM
Oh no, I meant Mr. Sankey! I’m sorry but ever since I saw the name of this graph I wanted to make this joke. Terrible, I know. I call it Mr. Sankey because if you are familiar with Mr. Hankey from South Park (a piece of […] ...
Posted: Dec 19 2017 @ 11:19 AM
I didn’t procure any solid goals for us in 2017. I am not the type to write out any clear goals but there are definitely more things going on in my life today than 1 year ago. I’m glad I wrote out this goals post […] ...
Posted: Dec 17 2017 @ 10:56 AM
Bad debt can be notoriously hard to get out from under. Debt can bury you 6 feet under and it’s 100% legal after you signed on that dotted line. Getting out of debt can be a struggle. Unexpected expenses arise, temptation persisted by examples of […] ...
Posted: Dec 14 2017 @ 5:25 PM
✏️ Announcement! One of my goals for 2018 is to try my hand at making extra income from home. I will give you practical and honest ways on how to make more money. I’m doing this as an experiment for 2 friends and decided that I should […] ...
Posted: Dec 12 2017 @ 5:47 PM


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