Five Awesome Perks of Working Remote

September 22, 2017 Careers Frugality Living Well 26

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

How We Paid Off $55,000 of Debt (Over on High Five Dad!)

September 20, 2017 Frugality Guest Post Personal Finance 8

  Hi All!  I hope you are having a wonderful September week. The Adventure Rich family is enjoying our first vacation (aka- non-family visit or staycation) since AR Jr. joined our crew over two years ago.  It has been a great adventure so far and I look forward to providing details about our “fairly frugal… 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

Adventure Challenge #5: Friday Night Lights

September 13, 2017 Adventures Family Frugality Living Simple Living Well 26

  With the leaves changing and a chill dancing across your face, what is your quintessential autumn activity? Is it donning your sweaters and scarves for the first time?  Raking a pile of brightly colored leaves?  Perhaps it is heading to your local pumpkin patch to pick out this year’s front porch guest of honor.… Read more

My “No Grocery Shopping” Hack Just Got Cheaper

August 25, 2017 Frugality Household Living Simple Living Well Saving 26

(This post may contain affiliate/referral links. For more info, please read our disclosure.)   I woke up on Wednesday morning to a surprise in my email inbox.  I received a nice little note from Google Express informing me that they were discontinuing memberships. My Thought:  “Crap!  Don’t you know that I rely on Google Express… Read more

3 Reasons I am not attending a European Wedding

August 14, 2017 Adventures Family Frugality Personal Finance Saving 36

I am sitting here, relaxing on a Sunday afternoon and getting ready to return to work after a week off (staycation!).  I am not packing my bags, I am not rushing to the airport and I will not be attending the European wedding of a dear friend in Malta later this week. Malta, can you… Read more

A Recipe for Spontaneity

August 4, 2017 Adventures Family Frugality Living Simple Living Well Philosophy 29

(This post may contain affiliate/referral links. For more info, please read our disclosure.)   The Adventure Rich family is a fan of, well, adventures!  (go figure)  And many of these adventures end up being last minute spontaneous adventures spurred on by a dose of inspiration… “It’s a beautiful evening, let’s go for a walk!” “What… Read more

Five Lessons from the Uber Frugal Month Challenge

July 31, 2017 Frugality Living Simple Living Well Personal Finance Saving 24

Goodbye, July, make room for August 2017!  We are on the final day of the Frugalwood’s Uber Frugal Month Challenge: July Edition.  Our newfound frugal muscles are now warmed up and ready to workout a bit more often as we move forward. What was the Uber Frugal Month Challenge? The Uber Frugal Month Challenge outline… Read more

A Frugal 2nd Birthday for Adventure Rich Jr!

July 28, 2017 Family Frugality Living Simple Living Well 18

Happy Birthday, Adventure Rich Jr.! That’s right, AR Jr. turned a whopping 2 years old (where has the time gone?!?) this week!  He is quite the little man, talking more and more each day, challenging us to running races down the driveway (yes, really… take after his mom much?) and reintroducing a sense of wonder… Read more

How I Save Money on Running Shoes

July 26, 2017 Frugality Running 44

It’s no secret, I’m a runner.  And in the past year, I have fallen in love with running in a way I never knew possible!  If you ask Mr. Adventure Rich, he would likely tell you I am obsessed, and I tend to agree.  I just competed in my 18th race of 2017 (including a… Read more