A Year of Focus, not Goals

January 15, 2018 Adventures Philosophy 27

  I haven’t posted a 2018 Goal article yet this year.  Why?  Well, honestly, I’m not setting goals this year.  This year is going to be a year of massive adjustment for our family.  A year of patience as we begin to navigate our new life as a single income household.  It will be a… 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

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

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

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

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

“Money Options”: The Ability to Choose Your Adventure

November 6, 2017 Living Well Personal Finance Philosophy Saving 43

    I often hear the statement “It’s not about the money, it’s about time”.  And I agree!  Money is not the point, money is not the end.  Money is a tool we employ for many ends.   In the FI/RE (financial independence, retire early) world, money is often used as a tool to buy… Read more

Purpose, Community, and Beer: A #FinCon17 Adventure

October 30, 2017 Blogging Personal Finance Philosophy 89

    Sitting here in the Delta terminal of the Dallas-Fort Worth Airport, I can only describe my current mindset as the following…   Overwhelmed.   I am not overwhelmed in a stressed or daunting way.  Rather, I am overwhelmed with ideas and inspiration, new friends and new connections, new reasons and renewed resolve.  … Read more

Buzzing in Our Earbuds: Our Favorite Podcasts Part 5

October 26, 2017 Education Frugality Investing Personal Finance Philosophy 2

(This post may contain affiliate/referral links. For more info, please read our disclosure.)     Over the past few weeks, I have been featuring various podcasts (financial and non-financial), sharing the shows we love and giving a preview of what to expect.  I am nearing the end of my favorite podcast list… so this may… Read more