The Essential Gear and Tips for Safely Running in the Dark

November 13, 2017 Adventures Running 25

(This post may contain affiliate/referral links. For more info, please read our disclosure.)     There is no denying it, we have arrived at “that time of year”.  The time of year when we jolt from long days with lingering daylight to days when the sun burns through the sky in a miniscule amount of… Read more

Adventure Challenge #7: Embrace the Chill

November 10, 2017 Adventures Living Simple Living Well 18

  No, I’m not talking about the “Netflix and Chill” variety…   I’m talking about the true chill.  The chill in the air that accompanies the shifting seasons.   Here in northern Michigan, we plunged into winter this week.  Shifting from 50 degrees to 25 degrees, the clouds brought a winter dusting to our area,… 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

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

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

Live Your Retirement Today

October 4, 2017 Adventures Family Frugality Living Simple Living Well Philosophy 26

  Following a Stacking Benjamin’s Show Meet-Up with Joe Saul-Sehy, his mom’s neighbor Doug, and a few other Stackers in Traverse City this summer, I received an exciting opportunity to be part of a Stacking Benjamin’s podcast episode.  I had a blast and you can check the episode out here!   During the episode, I… Read more

(Guest Post!) How To Travel With Kids On A Budget

September 27, 2017 Adventures Family Frugality Guest Post Living Simple Living Well 9

Hi All!  Mrs. Adventure Rich here.  I am excited to introduce a guest post from Ember from the blog An Intentional Lifestyle here today!  Ember is an extreme optimist who writes about finding joy and enjoying the journey each day. She, along with her husband and 3 kids, work towards FI on a single income,… Read more

A Fairly Frugal Family Vacation: Mackinac Island

September 25, 2017 Adventures Family Frugality Living Simple Living Well Philosophy 33

  Imagine this… an idyllic island surrounded by a crystal blue-green freshwater ocean.  From the island, one can see a bridge spanning across a great divide between two land masses.  All around, the island boasts of Victorian style houses, French and British forts, and ice-age old rock formations. That’s not all… are you listening?  Do… Read more