Hello! My name is Ginna (pronounced “Gin-na”) and that handsome fella next to me is my husband, whom I affectionally refer to as “J” on here. We live in Raleigh, NC, with the best dog ever, Leia.

What this blog is about: My Pretty Pennies is a blog I started in March 2009 to journal my way out of student loans with a community of other personal finance bloggers. Since I became debt free, this space has evolved to a more finance + lifestyle blog where I write about my faithgoalsrecipeshealthy living, home projects and everyday rambles. It’s my little corner of the internet to write about the pretty people, places and things I like.

My perspective on money: It’s simple: you don’t have to be rich to have a rich life. Spend money on things that matter. Experiences over stuff. People over luxuries. God’s kingdom over this world. Money has the power to change, and I think we can all change this world for the better, one pretty penny at a time.

Things I love: I love mornings, especially with a good cup of coffee. Dinner parties with friends. The BBC’s version of Pride & Prejudice. The month of June and October. Book reading on a rainy day. Tackling projects in our new house. Exploring cities. That weird salty feeling on your face after running for an hour.

Thanks so much for visiting — please feel free to contact me with any questions!

Want to know more? 
10 Things that Make me Happy
Where I’ve Lived
Our Wedding
My Big Money Dreams
What Breaks My Heart
What he likes / What she likes
30 before 30
31 days to Financial Freedom

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Disclaimer: This blog is for entertainment purposes only, I am not a financial advisor or licensed financial professional in any state. All comments are property of their authors and do not represent my opinions.
On ads & referral links: In order to help supplement the maintenance and cost of running a blog, I have ads across the site and some of the links are affiliate links, which means I get a tiny portion of all sales using that referral code. I’ll be sure to let you know whenever there is a referral link so you’re aware. :)

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