How to Make Your Apartment Livable On the Cheap(ish)

Do you know what happens when you move across the country and only bring what will fit in a Ford Focus? You have to buy stuff to live. Well, you don’t have to — but I’m a big fan of not sleeping on the floor. As such, we’ve spent a decent chunk of cash on […]

I’M BACK! and More Good News

Hello, bestest friends! For the 2 of you that actually noticed I haven’t been blogging, I’m back! My cross-country road trip/move is over and I’m glad to have the chance to talk with all you fabulous people again. If you are true Erin fans, you know I actually have been writing — just not here. […]

Buying a Home: Boomers vs. Millennials

The word “millennial” gives me the icks.* I’m not really a fan of being lumped in with those born in the 2000s. I feel like 80s and 90s kids should have gotten their own generation. After all, we didn’t have cell phones at the age of 4 but we had better TV and music and worse […]

Internet Bill: From Free to $1.75 a Day

I am at Starbucks as I am scheduling this post. (Don’t worry, penny pinchers, I just got a tall coffee. It’s $1.75, calm down.) So why am I at Starbucks? Am I one of those pretentious writers trying to make sure people see me writing? Do I think I’m a baller? No and no. Friday night […]

Living Under Elephants: A Renter’s Story

Clomp. Clomp. Clomp. “What’s that?” “I don’t know.” Clomp. Clomp. Clomp.”What the hell are they doing up there?” “I don’t know, leave it alone.” Clomp. Clomp. Clomp.*hits ceiling multiple times with golf club that we have for no reason* Clomp. Clomp. Clomp. We seem to have the unfortunate luck of living under elephants. During our […]