Tag Archive: budgeting

Jan
16

Travel Planning and Our Europe Itinerary

Travel planning. Maybe it sounds fun and exciting but in reality, it is a lot of work and quite a bit of stress. Since we purchased our tickets to London we have been spending hours on the computer every day researching our options and making plans. When we started planning, the only thing we knew …

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Aug
01

Decide. Commit.

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It is not the decision you make that is most important, it is the degree of commitment with which you make the decision –Bo Barllett The first and most important step in achieving any goal is making the commitment to it.  That is how every big thing in my life has been accomplished.  I made …

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Jul
19

And What About Retirement?

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We’ve all heard this kind of story before and many of us know someone something like this has happened to: (Wo)man works all their lives, slaving away for a paycheck with the dream of one day being able to retire and finally live their dreams.  Six weeks after retirement they drop dead from a heart …

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Jul
11

On the Good Side

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I have been thinking a lot lately about living on the sunny side of life.  The glass half full kind of thinking.  And I have come up with a list of positives for this house turned trap situation we have found ourselves in. And although, just like Star Wars, there will always be a Dark …

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Jun
23

10 Ways to Save Money to Travel & Save the Planet

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Our family is frugal.  Living an inexpensive lifestyle has always been a part of our process for saving money to travel, but over the past year we have taken it to a new level.   Our motivation to save money has now become secondary to our motivation to live a green lifestyle. 10 Ways to Save …

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Feb
25

The F Word

I’m talking about Finances! I want this blog to be a resource for families that are planning or considering their own epic journey. One of they ways I plan on doing this is to do a monthly breakdown of our expenses once we hit the road. It is my hope that this will not only …

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