Purpose, Community, and Beer: A #FinCon17 Adventure

October 30, 2017 Blogging Personal Finance Philosophy 88

    Sitting here in the Delta terminal of the Dallas-Fort Worth Airport, I can only describe my current mindset as the following…   Overwhelmed.   I am not overwhelmed in a stressed or daunting way.  Rather, I am overwhelmed with ideas and inspiration, new friends and new connections, new reasons and renewed resolve.  … Read more

The Triumphs and Pitfalls of Grocery Shopping Online

October 28, 2017 Frugality Household 13

(This post may contain affiliate/referral links. For more info, please read our disclosure.)     I have been primarily grocery shopping online for over 6 months now.  Whether I am loading up my Costco cart on GoogleExpress, placing a Meijer order on Shipt or confirming my Amazon Subscribe and Save items, I relish in the… Read more

Buzzing in Our Earbuds: Our Favorite Podcasts Part 5

October 26, 2017 Education Frugality Investing Personal Finance Philosophy 2

(This post may contain affiliate/referral links. For more info, please read our disclosure.)     Over the past few weeks, I have been featuring various podcasts (financial and non-financial), sharing the shows we love and giving a preview of what to expect.  I am nearing the end of my favorite podcast list… so this may… Read more

All About the Cost of Rabbit Ownership

October 24, 2017 Adventures Family Frugality Household Personal Finance 18

(This post may contain affiliate/referral links. For more info, please read our disclosure.)   Last Monday at 7:02 am, I posted an article titled Furry Additions to the Adventure Rich Household.  In this article, introduced the Adventure Rabbits as two does (female rabbits).   At 7:52 am as I was driving AR Jr. to daycare,… Read more

#FinCon17 – Here I Come!

October 20, 2017 Adventures Blogging 36

(This post may contain affiliate/referral links. For more info, please read our disclosure.)   Surprise! (or not…)   If you have been following me on Twitter, you likely know from my responses that I am heading to #FinCon17 in Dallas, TX next week.   FinCon is a financial content and media conference founded by personal… Read more

Emergency Preparation Up North

October 18, 2017 Family Household 34

  Recently, many Americans faced unexpected emergencies in the form of hurricanes, tornadoes, and forest fires.  Some of the outcomes of these natural disasters were just that… disastrous.   One such disaster struck near and dear to the personal finance community.  The blogger behind Dads Dollars Debts and his family lost their home to the… Read more

Furry Additions to the Adventure Rich Household

October 16, 2017 Adventures Family Household 21

  I warned him, I really did.  I gave Mr. Adventure Rich full advance notice that if he let me go into the “Bunny Barn” at our local Northwestern Michigan Fair, we would welcome a fuzzy friend home with us within the next few months.   The County Fair   The following is an adaptation… Read more

Adventure Challenge #6:  An Apple a Day

October 13, 2017 Adventures Family Living Simple Living Well 18

  Crisp and cool, the breeze glances off my face as I move quickly in an effort to generate a bit of warmth. “Mom, mom, moooooom!  Hand.” AR Jr. hustles along, reaching to grab my hand as we shuffle through the tall grass.  The overcast sky threatens to open up at any moment, but we… Read more

Warren Buffett’s Office

October 11, 2017 Careers Education Personal Finance Philosophy 48

    During a recent business trip, I was killing time on a cross-country flight and started browsing the available movies.  Being a good little personal finance geek, I quickly selected the documentary “Becoming Warren Buffett”.   There were many great little tidbits of wisdom and lessons learned throughout the movie… everything from financial truths,… Read more

Buzzing In Our Earbuds: Our Favorite Podcasts- Part 4

October 9, 2017 Adventures Blogging Careers Education 15

  After the first few “Buzzing in our Earbuds” posts, I would like to introduce a few relatively new podcasts I enjoy (plus 1 “new to me” podcast).   If you missed our first few posts, check them out here! Buzzing in our Earbuds: Part 1 Part 2 Part 3   On with the show(s)!… Read more