Negotiating a Work Remote Arrangement (Guest Post on Millennial Money Man!)

November 15, 2017 Careers 0

  Today, Bobby from Millennial Money Man graciously accepted an article I wrote titled “Negotiating a Work Remote Arrangement”.  Go check it out!   Background     In late May 2016, I lived with my husband and son in southern California.  My career at a Fortune 50 company was strong and we were enjoying our… Read more

Planning and Preparing for Work Travel as a Working Mom

November 8, 2017 Careers Family Household 17

    Life as a working mom is never dull.  And when work travel is added to an already busy-bordering on hectic schedule, I find great opportunities to flex my planning and efficiency muscles.   I am fortunate to have a job that does not require an incredible amount of travel.  That being said, in the… 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

Five Awesome Perks of Working Remote

September 22, 2017 Careers Frugality Living Well 38

A few weeks ago, I wrote about what I consider to be the key components to a successful remote work environment.  In this post, I tried to be open and honest about the ups and downs of remote work and how a home office set up may not be as easy or as ideal as… Read more

Buzzing in our Earbuds: Our Favorite Podcasts- Part 3

September 15, 2017 Careers Education Frugality Investing Personal Finance Running 9

(This post may contain affiliate/referral links. For more info, please read our disclosure.)   Are your ready for the third edition of “Buzzing in our Earbuds”, our favorite podcasts?   You can check out the previous editions here: Buzzing in our Earbuds- Part 1 Buzzing in our Earbuds- Part 2 Without further ado, here is… Read more

Working Remotely: Key Components for Success

August 30, 2017 Careers Household 30

  On August 15th, I celebrated my first full year of working full time remotely for my company.  I am not a freelancer, entrepreneur, solopreneur or gig worker… I work remotely full time for a Fortune 40 company supporting various business units in end to end strategic sourcing events.  This is my first job out… Read more

Reflections on my Week Off

August 12, 2017 Adventures Blogging Careers Family Living Well 20

(This post may contain affiliate links. For more info, please read our disclosure.)   If you have been following our Instagram, you may have noticed something odd this week.  A morning mountain bike ride, midday beach shots, and a lazy afternoon of cloud watching.  No, this isn’t my normal weekly routine (I wish!). This was… Read more

The Three Year Experiment’s Interview w/ Mrs. Adventure Rich

July 12, 2017 Careers Guest Post Interview 12

I am excited to send you over to the Three Year Experiment blog today to check out my interview!  Laurie is running a series of interviews featuring people whose jobs are Location Independent and/or International. I work remotely from a home office and fall right into the “Location Independent” category.  Check out the interview here!… Read more

Chief Mom Officer’s Interview with Mrs. Adventure Rich!

July 5, 2017 Careers Family Frugality Household Interview Personal Finance 2

Happy Wednesday, July 5th!  I hope everyone had a safe and enjoyable Independence Day. The Interview In lieu of a post today, I wanted to send you over to read my (Mrs. Adventure Rich’s) interview with Liz a.k.a. the Chief Mom Officer (“CMO”).  She was gracious enough to interview me for a series she is… Read more