40 Day Frugal Lent Challenge

February 12, 2018 Frugality Living Simple Personal Finance 29

  The other day, I noticed a post by Ms. 99to1percent in the Rockstar Forums about a new challenge she was instituting.  Always up for a new challenge, I decided to take a look.     40 Day Frugal Lent Challenge     “Lent is almost here. It will begin on Wednesday, February 14th and… Read more

Be Mine: A DIY Valentine!

February 7, 2018 Family Living Simple 2

  Last year, in the rush of settling into our new home, getting used to our jobs (new for him, newly remote for me) and adjusting to our first winter, I completely forgot Valentine’s day was quickly approaching.  Not only that, but I was flying out of town early the morning of Valentines for 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 56

  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 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

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

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

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

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