Grocery Tracking 2020 – Pandemic Edition!

In January of this year we decided it was high time we did another one-month grocery tracking post, since our last one was in 2017. We decided to do it in March, as we always do, for two reasons: We need to do it in a month when we’re not travelling anywhere, and also a month with 31 days so we can’t be accused of using a short month. All was set and decided on, we went ahead and started tracking March 1st, and then, well, the pandemic hit and the world went crazy. We did it anyway. Here’s how it went. Continue reading

The COVID Diaries, Day 6: Isolating in 400 Square Feet

A lot of people are baffled by how we can live comfortably in a 400-square-foot studio even during normal times, let alone during a plague outbreak. “How do you not strangle each other?” is a common question we get. “Who’s going to get thrown off the balcony first?” is getting a little more common now that we’re isolating and spending even more time here. It’s actually not a problem for us, for a few key reasons. Continue reading

The COVID Diaries, Day 1: Introduction

This series is my attempt to cover our lives during the unprecedented global pandemic of COVID-19. I’ll be talking about our day to day lives, thoughts, activities, finances, and of course, the isolation experience. This is a fantastic day to start a project like this because….


I’m officially working from home! And here we all thought receptionists couldn’t work remotely. Continue reading