Let's just get it out there from the get-go: This is NOT a bragging kind of post. Far from it. This past year we spent a lot of money in our household. We didn't go off the deep-end and buy matching jet skis, or take five trips to the Bahamas. But if we're to be mistaken for … [Read more...] about Our 2018 Household Spending Revealed
This past Sunday I let my guard down. I told the family to saddle up. We were going shopping! My spark was lit by the realization that we didn't have enough Christmas decorations. Bizarre. Here I am, a supposed minimalist, and the first thing that pops into my head after decking … [Read more...] about Why Shopping Feels So Good (Retail Therapy Exposed)
Put that burger down! Wait... Is that a veggie burger? Good. This article is just for you. That is, assuming you've ever wondered how a vegetarian family can possibly survive (and prosper) in a world of amazing barbecue. Some fun facts (Special thanks to FoodRevolution.org): … [Read more...] about How This Vegetarian Family Saves Thousands
Zap! Perfect vision. That's what I'd thought would happen. Instead, I'm biding my time for 11 weeks since my PRK (photorefractive keratectomy) laser eye surgery. I had PRK done on me. Immediately after the procedure, I had pretty good vision and could even drive if I had to. … [Read more...] about PRK Laser Eye Surgery – My Story
Today's post is inspired by a rockstar in her own right, Tanja from OurNextLife.com. After digging up old ledger numbers and notes from 10 years ago, Tanja could reflect on how far she had come, in a relatively short period of time (thanks in no small part, to the Power of … [Read more...] about Can I Retire Early? Yes, You Can!