College Wins, Fails, & Regrets

Who doesn’t have regrets about college?  From changing majors halfway through your program, to taking 10 years to get a degree, to racking up mountains of debt, everyone has something they wish they had done differently. I know I do! Read More


Our Frugal Wedding

My husband and I just celebrated our 5 year wedding anniversary last Friday!  It’s been a wonderful 5 years, and I know that I’ve found the best person to spend my life with (cue the awwww!!!) Over the past few Read More

The Frugal Mermaid: An Introduction

This is the story of a blissfully happy married couple striving to achieve financial independence. We are two twenty-something Americans living a frugal life in, of all places, Cartagena, Colombia.  Our journey started in June 2016, when I, the Frugal Read More