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Author's Note: 10 Biggest Expenses in a Couple's First Year

While it has been many years since my first year of marriage, I remember trying so hard to save money on food that all I cooked was spaghetti — it didn't help that it was also my favorite food and the only thing I knew how to cook. It was months before I learned that it wasn't my husband's favorite food — or even in his top 100. He took over the cooking, but we planned meals as a pair, trying to save while spending time together discussing recipes.

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