And Then There Was One… Income (BONUS #2: AMA Questions Answered!)

January 29, 2018 Adventures Careers Family Household Personal Finance 24

  Hey, remember how Mr. Adventure Rich and I just moved to one income?  I’m diving into the great financial questions submitted to our AMA request.   If you are just joining in, here are the previous installments in this series: And Then There Was One… Income (Part 1: Quitting) And Then There Was One…… Read more

And Then There Was One… Income (BONUS #1: AMA Questions Answered!)

January 22, 2018 Adventures Careers Family Household Philosophy 34

  Aaaand we’re back with more on our move to one income!  This is the first of two Bonus Articles in a series covering the Adventure Rich family’s move to one income. If you need to catch up, here are the earlier posts:   And Then There Was One… Income (Part 1: Quitting) And Then… Read more

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

January 17, 2018 Adventures Careers Family Household 38

  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

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

January 8, 2018 Adventures Careers Family Living Simple Living Well Philosophy 115

  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

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

Planning and Preparing for Work Travel as a Working Mom

November 8, 2017 Careers Family Household 19

    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

The Flora and the Fauna: A Lesson in Responsibility

November 3, 2017 Household Living Simple Living Well 30

  This past month marks one year in our Craigslist home.  As I look around our house, around our property, and at our son, I am amazed at how much has changed in just one year.  Fitted with our (mostly free or used) furniture, the walls adorned with paintings and pictures and familiar piles of… Read more

The Triumphs and Pitfalls of Grocery Shopping Online

October 28, 2017 Frugality Household 13

(This post may contain affiliate/referral links. For more info, please read our disclosure.)     I have been primarily grocery shopping online for over 6 months now.  Whether I am loading up my Costco cart on GoogleExpress, placing a Meijer order on Shipt or confirming my Amazon Subscribe and Save items, I relish in the… Read more

All About the Cost of Rabbit Ownership

October 24, 2017 Adventures Family Frugality Household Personal Finance 18

(This post may contain affiliate/referral links. For more info, please read our disclosure.)   Last Monday at 7:02 am, I posted an article titled Furry Additions to the Adventure Rich Household.  In this article, introduced the Adventure Rabbits as two does (female rabbits).   At 7:52 am as I was driving AR Jr. to daycare,… Read more

Emergency Preparation Up North

October 18, 2017 Family Household 36

  Recently, many Americans faced unexpected emergencies in the form of hurricanes, tornadoes, and forest fires.  Some of the outcomes of these natural disasters were just that… disastrous.   One such disaster struck near and dear to the personal finance community.  The blogger behind Dads Dollars Debts and his family lost their home to the… Read more