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I found this quote on Pinterest, and it led me to Adam Baker’s website, Man vs. Debt, and his popular Ted Talk. What appeals to me about Baker’s quote, site, and Ted Talk is the absolute freedom of that mindset. 386 more words


Along Comes a Baby and More

Two weeks ago I spent Saturday afternoon at the baby shower of a long time friend. Sometimes, it’s really hard for me to believe just how long I’ve known this young lady, because she was only 13 years old when we first met. 883 more words

Catching Raindrops

PSA...check prices on those Amazon Dash button orders

You might remember back on July 12th a little thing called Amazon Prime Day 2016…yes, it’s Amazon’s own holiday celebrating itself. However, the chances are exceptionally good that you or someone you know chased that carrot (myself included!), as it was  270 more words


Shit happens...here's how we saved over 30% on a big expense for our house.

Let’s rewind. It’s been almost a year ago now (time flies!) that we decided to add another family member to our house. Yes that’s right, I’m talking about none other than our beautiful rescue Dober puppy, Ares (current status: sweetest puppy ever!). 1,309 more words


Waste Free Kitchen Tips - Part 2

This is the third post in our Sunday series on waste reduction. Last month I did a blog post on reducing food waste which you will find… 730 more words


Back to School Time

Don’t shoot the messenger, but the clock is ticking down to the start of the new school year! Now, for those of you northerners and west coast readers, you’re probably thinking, … 433 more words

Catching Raindrops

Income and Expenses for June 2016

I have been following my income and expenses for couple years now. It started for as a way to see how I actually was spending my money and for the first few months I was spending a lot more than I was making. 290 more words

Financial Independence