In October, my husband and I took our very first international trip to Greece. It was the trip of a lifetime – and that is really an understatement – but as you can imagine, it was also expensive. I am happy to report, though expensive, it did not break our bank account. In fact, we […]
In case anyone is misled by pictures of smiling children in the most adorable Halloween costumes – but seriously, those are the cutest, right? I have to let you all in on something – our life is not all roses. Whoever (or is it whomever? I never get that right) thought up that phrase forgot, roses have thorns. Today was a particularly thorny day. And, I am not talking a little prick on the finger thorny. I am talking those big huge vines of thorns that sprung up in Sleeping Beauty. Massive – huge – black – ugly – thorns.
Day 2866…134 days in. It is a GOOD thing to look back and find your wins. Especially if you have been knocked on your butt a few times. We’ve been thrown a few lumps recently as described in my last post. Because of that, I thought it would be a good idea to look back […]
2884 days…116 days in… I expected there would be bumps in the road. That at some point on this FI journey we would have some hiccups in our plan. I did not think that it would come so quickly. I naively, I suppose, put a plan together and thought all I had to do was […]
FI – FREEDOM. I am sitting here looking at my “FI Life” to do list and so many of our boxes have been checked off already. I suppose I will need to keep adding to the list, there’s always room for improvement, right? Curt and I have been working H-A-R-D. Totally laser focused. We are […]
Has it really only been 17 days? It feels like an eternity really. I am astonished at what we have been able to do in such a short time. Intention is the word that comes to mind. What a difference being intentional makes. Here is just a quick update of what we have been […]
So far during phase one, we have identified all of our debt and all of our income. We have a budget – this our road map for our spending. If you don’t have one – it is a must. During this phase we will be tackling our debt with a fury. We will also be […]