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

Adventure Rich Streak Challenge Wrap-Up #ARStreak!

January 5, 2018 Adventures Living Simple Living Well Running 21

  Happy New Year everyone!  I am excited to bring you the conclusion and wrap-up from the first ever Adventure Rich Streak Challenge!     Remind Me Again What The #ARStreak Is…     Back on Monday, November 20th, we posted an article introducing the Adventure Challenge #8: Let’s Go Streaking! (Intro to the #ARStreak Challenge!) with… Read more

17 Articles from the 2017 Personal Finance Blogosphere Worth Reading Again

December 27, 2017 Living Simple Living Well Personal Finance Philosophy 32

  Over the past year, I have read (err, skimmed at times?) thousands of personal finance articles (thank you, Rockstar Feed!).  There are so many amazing writers producing poignant content each and every day.  It is beautiful.   As 2017 is coming to a close, I have been thinking back to some of the “highlight”… Read more

The Adventure Rich Streak Challenge Checkpoint #ARStreak

December 18, 2017 Adventures Living Simple Living Well Running 12

  Wow, it we are over halfway into the Adventure Rich Streak Challenge where we are streaking towards 2018 with our readers!   Remind Me Again What The #ARStreak Is…     Back on Monday, November 20th, we posted an article introducing the Adventure Challenge #8: Let’s Go Streaking! (Intro to the #ARStreak Challenge!) with the following… 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

A Brief Turkey Day Thank You

November 22, 2017 Family Living Well Philosophy 20

  I promise, this will be short and sweet (just like the homemade pie you will hopefully be enjoying tomorrow!)   I just want to say “Thank You”.   Currently, we are visiting Mr. Adventure Rich’s family.  We will be starting our Turkey Day off with a 5K (Mr. Adventure Rich and I) and a… Read more

Adventure Challenge #8: Let’s Go Streaking! (Intro to the #ARStreak Challenge!)

November 20, 2017 Adventures Living Simple Living Well Running 56

  Yes, you read the title correctly… I’m asking you to join us as we streak towards 2018!     Um, Streaking?     Let me explain…   I recently heard about the Runner’s World winter “Run Streak”.  The Runner’s World magazine is challenging readers and runners to run at least one mile per day… Read more

Confessions of a FIRE Blogger: We Don’t have a FI Number or Date

November 17, 2017 Living Well Personal Finance Philosophy 65

  I have a confession to make.  Mr. Adventure Rich and I do not have our Financial Independence number (the amount of money invested and/or coming in via passive income to sustain our lifestyle) nailed down.   What’s more?  We don’t know (gasp!) our Financial Independence date!   I know, I know, what is a… Read more

Adventure Challenge #7: Embrace the Chill

November 10, 2017 Adventures Living Simple Living Well 19

  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