Here is an Archive of ALL POSTS so that you can browse through and read what sounds good for your mood today. Except when we go on vacation (or when work gets too hectic), we try to be fairly regular about posting on Mondays.
Most recent posts are at top, and the first post (“Welcome!”) is at the bottom of the page:
Our Worst Financial Mistake (Thus Far)
It’s True: You Do Spend More Money When Not Working!
Wanting an Uncomplicated Path towards FIRE
How We Had Our Lowest Monthly Spend in a Year!
Some Do’s and Don’t’s of Traveling Abroad…
Unexpected FIRE Lessons Learned from a Fitness Watch
Should We Take A “Gap Year”?
Preparing to Retire Abroad Series, Part 7: Going with the Flow
Hierarchy of Retirement Hurdles
Reduce, Reuse, Recycle…to Retire?
Preparing to Retire Abroad Series, Part 6: Choosing a City
Our Year of Cleaning Cheaply and Conscientiously
WANTED: Retirement Town without Fireworks!
Practicing for Retirement Living with Strawberry Picking
Simplify Your Investing and Enrich Your Life
Reimagining Life after FIRE
Preparing to Retire Abroad Series, Part 5: Space-Saving Ideas from European Kitchens
Preparing to Retire Abroad Series, Part 4: Market Reflections
Not Exactly a Walk in the Park, Part 3: Camino Sleeping
Not Exactly a Walk in the Park, Part 2: Camino Bug Bites
Not Exactly a Walk in the Park, Part 1: Camino Blisters
What I Did on My Furlough Day
Learning Moments from Our Spring Recycling “Event”
The More Things Change, the More They Stay the Same?
Preparing to Retire Abroad Series, Part 3: Two Tales of Home Abroad
Hitting Bumps on the Road to Retirement
On Not Letting Perfect Be the Enemy of Good (Enough)
The Unexpected Correlation between FIRE and PIZZA
Preparing to Retire Abroad Series, Part 2: Our Baby Steps to Live Abroad
City Break Without Breaking the Budget
Minutes of the Retired Ladies Club Dinner
How to Turn Scarcity into A Saver’s Friend
Walk-In Closet De-Clutter Walk-Through
Not Exactly Credit Card “Hacking,” but…
2015: Our First Year of Living for FIRE
Tackling that Restaurant Budget!
May This Year’s Resolutions Prove Successful…
Wishing Everyone Happy Holidays and a FIRE-y 2016!
Hedonic Adaptation and Hosting
Eggs and Frugality?
Is the FIRE Blogosphere NOT a Unisex Space?
FIRE Blogs Light the Way!
Afflicted with Affluenza in Our Own Brave New World
Preparing to Retire! By Making Ice Cream?
Specialization is Overrated–and Expensive!
Is the Grass NOT Greener on the Other Side of Chicago?
Crossing the Bridge between FI and RE
How Too Many Skirts Led to Reflections on Hoarding Stuff
Preparing to Retire Abroad Series, Part 1: Exploring the Appeal of Living Abroad
How Was Your Third Quarter Budget?
What Happened To Make Our Grocery Bill So High?!
Ok, We’re Nervous…
Double Action Le Creuset Sunday
Katie Walks Milwaukee
Dinner IN with Friends
Get Those Receipts!
Do We All Suffer From FOMO?
What Would Will Do in Retirement?
Are You a DIY or DNY (Do Nothing Yourself) Person?
Congratulations to us! 25.5% Reduction in Expenses!
Quality Wins Over Quantity, Again
Weaning Ourselves Away from Department Stores
Well, that STINKS!
The Perfect Storm of Signs?
Snacking Along the Camino
Murder Mystery “Retirement Porn”?
Green Acres Is the Place To Be?
Dresser Done, onto Closet Decluttering!
Dealing with Challenges to Our Retirement Dreams
Is It Possible to Vacation in Maui More Frugally…?
Flea Markets Are Not Us! Maybe.
More Freedom with Fewer Choices?
Preparing to Retire: Decluttering at a Flea Market!
Confessions of an Ex-“Free Gift” Junkie
Walking the Path to Early Retirement, Step by Step
Travel Fears for Women: Questionable Bathrooms
Reasons Why We Don’t Have More Savings
Now What? Once you get to the top of the mountain…
Travel Tip: Ordering Coffee with Cream in Europe
Savings Tip: DIY Dog Grooming
Lake Geneva, WI: Four-Season Midwest Destination
Cafe Gourmand=My New Favorite Dessert!
Why 1000 Days? And Could It Turn Out To Be 3000 Instead?