Just 21 months ago, in September 2016, we sat down at the kitchen table, confronted our seemingly overwhelming debt and hatched a plan to destroy it. Truth be told, our plan and timeline seemed a bit lofty, and we were unsure that we’d end up meeting our goals along the timeline we had developed. With … Continue reading We Paid Off Our Debt! Now What?
After having some time to reflect on our PADI open water diver certification adventure, I wanted to share a few things that I learned along our journey that were really helpful to our success. Taking the Discover Scuba class is worth every penny. We opted to take the Discover Scuba class before starting the open … Continue reading Discovering Scuba: Tips That Helped
Our fourth, and final, step toward becoming certified open water divers was to complete four open water dives. We had a few options for completing the open water dives and finally settled on taking a extended trip to Florida in order to complete the dives. West Shore Scuba had a Florida dive trip scheduled for … Continue reading Discovering Scuba: Open Water Dives
Once we finished the book work for our scuba certifications, we knew the next step was to start getting wet! What we weren’t quite sure about what was gear we needed to buy in order to be ready, so, we headed to our local dive shop and asked for some expert help. After completing both … Continue reading Discovering Scuba: Getting Our Gear
Saturday, 5/5/2018 – We decided May 2018 will be our last month to rent the stand at the Co-Op, as we successfully sold the majority of the frivolous “stuff” in our house. Everything at the stand got marked down by 50% and we’re hoping to not have much left at the end of the month. … Continue reading Month In Review: May 2018