You may have noticed the site name/URL has changed. “Shoestring Chick” is now “Liz Du Jour”. Stay Tuned!View Post
We’ve been living in Seattle for about 5 months now! To say we like it would be a bit of an understatement. LOVE IT would be more appropriate. Seattle combines the things we love about large and small cities into one great place to live. Seattle is the 3rd city my husband and I have lived in together. Before this move we lived in Chicago for about a year and a half, and then New York for two years. Separately, we have…View Post
We have moved so much over the last few years that I like to joke that we have never watched back to back seasons of Game of Thrones in the same apartment. This is true. Also, that’s how I measure the passage of time…in Game of Thrones seasons.
Here is my guide to how we planned and executed moving cross country, while trying to stay on a budget.View Post
I recently wrote about our apartment search this year and our strong desire to leave NYC behind. I think it is fair to say that not everyone can understand not having a desire to live in NYC.
Just recently the city began running taxi tv ads to encourage New Yorkers to explore the city with the slogan “for everyone else it’s the trip of a lifetime, for you it’s a subway ride”. There is no shortage of excitement and adoration for NYC these days.
Well there is definitely about to be one less corgi in Manhattan as we are leaving. But, if you thought moving across the Hudson was the end of it, think again!View Post