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Changing up the traditional wedding kimono to be a strapless dress instead is very pretty, but I prefer the traditional one. I own a couple of vintage kimonos (I collected a few), and I have one that I would love to test this out on…. as a fancy dress option ūüėČ H/T to The Asian Pear.

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Sherry of Save. Spend. Splurge.

I got out of $60,000 of debt in 18 months using Since then, I have worked 50% of my career (taking 1-2 year breaks), and quadrupled my income within 2 years of graduating, going from $65K to $260K (savings rate = 85%). I could retire today if I wanted, but love my work-life balance as a freelancing consultant in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math). I also post daily on Instagram @saverspender.

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Posted on November 22, 2014

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  1. Taste of France

    The BBC interview is very on-point. In my office, the men who “had to” come in late or “had to” leave early for family were practically revered by the bosses (all men) while the women, who rarely asked for anything, got punished severely when they did. At the time, I was single and childless and protested about the double standard (as a disinterested childless person), but to no avail. It still make me mad, years later. And nothing has changed in the meantime.

    1. Sherry of Save. Spend. Splurge.

      It drives me crazy, this double standard. It’s why I now ask my partner to take more time off work so that I don’t have to.


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