And Then There Was One… Income (Part 3: The “Non-Plan”)

January 17, 2018 Adventures Careers Family Household 33

  The Adventure Rich family recently had the privilege to choose to shift to one income, allowing Mr. Adventure Rich to quit his job.  If you are just joining in, you can catch up on the story here:   And Then There Was One… Income (Part 1: Quitting) And Then There Was One… Income (Part… Read more

Ask Me Anything: Transitioning to One Income! (Question Request)

January 12, 2018 Careers Family Personal Finance 16

  Happy Friday and Happy Martin Luther King Jr. Day weekend!   Alright, today I have a bit of a different article.  It isn’t an article so much as a request for questions.   This week, I released Part 1 and Part 2 of our journey into becoming a one income family.   And Then… Read more

And Then There Was One… Income (Part 2: Privilege and Opportunity)

January 10, 2018 Adventures Careers Family Living Simple Living Well Personal Finance Philosophy 54

  I must admit, Mr. Adventure Rich and I are overwhelmed by the support, comments and excitement shared by the Adventure Rich readers and the personal finance community.  I know it is a big deal to quit a job and drop an income, but I am blown away and grateful nonetheless.  Thank you.   Today,… Read more

And Then There Was One… Income (Part 1: Quitting)

January 8, 2018 Adventures Careers Family Living Simple Living Well Philosophy 114

  Remember when I posted a tease about an upcoming announcement?  I noted something like the following in reference to the picture above:   “My dad gave us a congratulatory gift of Stormcloud Brew. Why? Well… that’s a surprise… for now. 😏 #bignewscoming”   Well, here you go…  (drum roll please!)   The Adventure Rich… Read more

Merry Christmas from the Adventure Rich Family

December 25, 2017 Family 6

  As I sit here on Christmas Eve, typing in the multi-color glow of the Christmas lights that circle our living room and wrap our Christmas tree, I cannot  feel anything other than blessed.  This year has been a big year is so many ways.  It has been a year of growth and challenges as… Read more

Life As a Female Breadwinner (Guest Post on Millennial Boss)

December 22, 2017 Careers Family Guest Post Household Personal Finance Philosophy 4

  Hello!  I hope you are having a wonderful “week before Christmas” and Holiday season.  We are enjoying our newly minted winter wonderland yard and relocating all of our necessary hats, gloves, boots, coats and other cold weather wear.   On Saturday, December 16th, a guest post I wrote appeared over on Millennial Boss.  J… Read more

FIRE Drill Podcast Appearance… All About Being a Female Breadwinner!

December 13, 2017 Careers Family Interview Personal Finance 16

  Happy Wednesday!  Wednesday is a great day for me.  Many of my favorite podcasts release episodes and my podcast feed is filled for the next few days of listening during chores, running or working out, and driving.  Today, I’d like to point you all in the direction of the FIRE Drill Podcast where I… Read more

An Adventure In Going Outside My Comfort Zone

December 11, 2017 Adventures Family Living Well 44

  This past weekend, I went outside my comfort zone (and I’m so glad I did!).   Let me back up a little.  After Mr. Adventure Rich and I moved to Michigan last year, we wanted to start establishing ourselves in our new home by becoming part of the community in little ways.  We found groups… Read more

Our Hearts are in California

December 9, 2017 Family 12

  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

Is it Worth it to Visit Family on Holidays?

December 4, 2017 Family Saving 30

  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