Our Hearts are in California

December 9, 2017 Family 8

  Mr. Adventure Rich and I woke up Tuesday morning to news flashes that there were several fires in southern California.  Sourthern Californa has plenty of wide, open expanses of farmland, forest, and unihabited brush and we initially thought that these were just a few more “normal brushfires”…. you know, the kind the local hand… Read more

Podcast Interview on Marriage, Kids, and Money!

December 6, 2017 Careers Interview 12

  This week, I had the pleasure of chatting with Andy Hill over on the Marriage, Kids, and Money Podcast (Episode 59: How Do I Get My Spouse Onboard With Budgeting)!  Andy runs both a blog and a podcast under that same name (Marrige, Kids, and Money) and has an inspiring financial journey including a… Read more

Is it Worth it to Visit Family on Holidays?

December 4, 2017 Family Saving 28

  Every time Mr. Adventure Rich and I return from visiting family over a holiday, we look at each other and say the same thing:   “We shouldn’t travel to see family during the holidays next time.”   While this may seem counterintuitive, we are becoming more and more convinced that non-holiday family visits are… Read more

Net Worth Update – December 2017: $314,270.68 (+$8,231.85)

December 1, 2017 Investing Net Worth Updates Personal Finance Saving 20

  November was a month of busy work days, a sans-toddler date night/staycation for Mr. Adventure Rich and I, and a visit to New England to see Mr. AR’s family for Thanksgiving.  We are adjusting to the time change and shifting our closets to winter-ware (bring it on, Winter 2017/2018! #prayforsnow) Mr. Adventure Rich and… Read more