In true Small Living, Big Life fashion, we’re disclosing the nitty-gritty, dollar-by-dollar, nothing-hidden, full cost of our 8 day Bonaire adventure. Let’s break it down! In part, the full financial disclosure posts help us keep ourselves accountable. But, we’ve found that it’s pretty damn difficult to find reliable, honest answers about how much things really … Continue reading 2019 Bonaire Trip: Money Review
Category: Dollars and Sense
2018 Goal Review
The mantra for 2018 was “learning as we go” and, man, did we do some learning in 2018! We were also insanely busy in 2018! As we prepare to move from 2018 into 2019, we wanted to take some time to reflect on our progress. We did some serious work in 2018! Continued major focus … Continue reading 2018 Goal Review
We Paid Off Our Debt! Now What?
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?
No Spend Challenge: Week 4 Reflections
Can you believe that it’s been 28 days since we decided we were going to do a no spend challenge this month?! And today, we’re wrapping up the month and evaluating our progress throughout the month. Here’s our spending breakdown for week four of our fiscal fast. SPENDING (Week 4 Total: $419.78) 2/22/2018 (Daily Spending … Continue reading No Spend Challenge: Week 4 Reflections
No Spend Challenge: Week 3 Reflections
Week three of no spend February in the books! It’s hard to believe that February is almost over. But, that means we’re closer to spring, warm weather and SUNSHINE, so, we’ll take it! Here’s our spending breakdown for week three of our fiscal fast. SPENDING (Week 3 Total: $310.27) 2/15/2018 (Daily Spending Total: $232.74) $26.58 … Continue reading No Spend Challenge: Week 3 Reflections
No Spend Challenge: Week 2 Reflections
We’re halfway through No Spend February! Time flies when you’re having fun, right!? This week presented us with a lot of opportunities to spend money, so, to keep us accountable, here’s our breakdown for the week. SPENDING (Week 2 Total: $583.48) 2/8/2018 (Daily Spending Total: $187.48) $187.48 – Josh’s laptop died. Like dead…beyond repair without … Continue reading No Spend Challenge: Week 2 Reflections