Great Gift Ideas

I’m regularly complimented on my gift giving and typically with a large budget, you’ll be able to get a pretty cool gift, but ultimately the best gift will depend on what the receiver likes and your relationship with the receiver. Knowing the receiver well will help most with gift buying. Here are some things I […]

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Referral Codes

Here is a list of my referral codes and links! Just click the link and it should open a new window and work automatically. Please share and use. Money  Ebates / Rakuten: This is automatic rebates when you shop online. Let’s say you shop Gap, you use this website to open a Gap link, make […]

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JoYo Workout List

Here’s a comprehensive list of exercises to do daily, weekly, or occasionally. Choose some exercises and try 3 sets of 10 or 3 sets of 15 with 20sec-1min rests in between. Exercises by Region Arms ←Checkbox Bicep curls Tricep curls Tricep dips/Chair dips Overhead press Bench press Incline press Lawnmower Hold outs Bent over dumbbell […]

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Ultimate Travel Packing List

Here’s a comprehensive list of things to pack when you’re leaving for any trip. Not all items will apply in all cases but it’s good to check them all off. Pack Clothes ←Checkbox Underwear Socks Tops T-shirts Shirts Blouses Bottoms Pants Jeans Yoga Hiking Shorts Skirts Outerwear Cardigans Coats Jackets Rain jacket Sleeping wear/PJs Workout […]

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Where to Buy JoYo’s Bedroom

I kept the theme black and white and more minimalist/modern. Queen Size Wooden Bed Frame Border Storage Platform Bed ($1,169) from Urban Outfitters. It came and it was so heavy. It’s almost 200 pounds on four pin legs! Building it was not difficult but strenuous because each piece is solid wood and it’s heavy – I […]

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Where to Buy JoYo’s Living Room

I wanted my place to look like Pinterest or from a magazine/catalog. Here’s where I got everything. I put the full price but usually I used coupons with Ebates so it was cheaper. Remember, before you buy anything online, use Ebates! It’s free money (I’ve already racked $80 cash back), my sister and coworker love it, […]

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Where to Buy Furniture Online and In-Store

There are so many places on the internet and in-person to buy furniture. Here’s a list of tips and places. Shopping Tips Tip 1: Always look up online for coupon codes. If you sign up for mailing lists, you should be able to get some discounts and coupons. If you just move into a new […]

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JoYo Guide to Buying Your First Home

I just bought my first condo and this is how I did it and my lessons learned. My Background I moved to Seattle a month after graduating undergrad in May 2012; at this point, my dad encouraged me to buy a place but I declined and replied I would only be in Seattle for one to two […]

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