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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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I codenamed my pet ideas “M” and “A” for each respectively. I have been unable to retain as much time socializing with fellow bloggers or writing while working out these pet ideas. Thankfully traffic stats appear to be holding steady and no one hates me […] ...
Posted: Aug 15 2018 @ 6:11 AM
Every good city needs a good zoo and the Woodland Park zoo is our little slice of nature. Everyone’s miles may vary but it took us about…6 hours to rush and we skipped a few exhibits. I think at the speed we were going, it […] ...
Posted: Aug 12 2018 @ 6:00 AM
Going into July, I knew it was going to be an expensive-ish month. My friends were visiting Seattle from the Bay Area and our birthdays landed right next to each other. The dining out bill alone was going to be higher than average and I […] ...
Posted: Aug 07 2018 @ 5:35 AM
Hiya kids, I have a guest post from Kris. I enjoyed reading his My Financial Mistake series so this is kind of like the summary chapter after his financial mistakes. He will go over with you guys how exactly his family of 3 got control […] ...
Posted: Aug 03 2018 @ 8:55 PM
This post may contain affiliate links at no additional cost to you. I don’t know if I have to disclaimer this but this is indeed still a safe for work! 😉 I don’t talk too much about real estate here but this is an obligatory real […] ...
Posted: Aug 01 2018 @ 8:35 AM
Over a nice quiet dinner out with my husband we discussed the trending post-retirement topics inside our home this week. Financial independence city contenders for our desired lifestyle was one of the big points. Tinkering with viable long-term business ideas is another one. Then we talked […] ...
Posted: Jul 27 2018 @ 6:45 AM
~ This is an installment of my Airbnb series. Check out part one or browse all my Airbnb content ~ Whoopsies. I had this post sitting at the back of the queue for too long and I forgot to finish it off. We sold our rental a few months […] ...
Posted: Jul 24 2018 @ 12:10 PM
Some really nice comments on my previous post made a strong point in that although 22,000 days might not sound like much, every single day is still a blessing. As Tread Lightly, Retire Early says: “It’s a privilege denied to the few.” Ms. Frugal Asian […] ...
Posted: Jul 20 2018 @ 10:29 AM
If You Like Vacation Slides… My old high school buddies (Cynthia and Daniel) came to visit us in Seattle. Since Cynthia and my birthday landed right next to each other, we decided to make a grander plan to celebrate the entire week. All I wanted […] ...
Posted: Jul 18 2018 @ 4:52 PM
First thought: does that seem like a big number to you? I don’t know but I’m a little awww 🙁 at that number. 22,000 days seems minuscule to me. For some odd reason in my head, I clocked in a six-figure number of days I […] ...
Posted: Jul 16 2018 @ 7:28 AM


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