Budgeting Thoughts for 2017.

Goodbye, 2016! Hello, fresh start! A new year is upon us, grand adventures are planned and a tiny human on the way means reevaluating our budget and finances once more. Yay! From our previous budget p...

Plastic-Free Living

One of the many benefits to downsizing and removing clutter from our home has been the removal of plastic items too. Those food containers, cooking utensils, closet hangers and more, are slowly coming...

DIY All-Natural Laundry Detergent

As another part of our quest to live more simply, I’ve decided to make our own cleaning products. It’s a way to live healthier and I’ve discovered that producing our own cleaning sup...

More Social – Less Media

The first step I took in our journey to simple living was to clean up my social media accounts, namely Facebook and Gmail (I do not have Twitter, Instagram or Snapchat). I combed through all of my Gro...

Our Journey to Simplicity

‘Possessions should not replace the rich experiences and relationships we have with others. These things we own should act as mere additions to an already fulfilled existence.’ -Anonymous ...

Sample Budgeting Spreadsheet

As promised from my previous post, I’ve crafted a Sample Budgeting Spreadsheet; one that we strictly adhere to each month (I’ve deleted our own numbers and notes, and have added in some ra...

Budgeting Thoughts for 2016.

It’s been nearly two years since first discovering Dave Ramsey’s financial secrets and suggestions to becoming debt free. We’ve been diligent about adhering to our revised budgeting ...

Crew Reunited

We had a mini reunion of some of our favorite Pennsylvania folks. We watched the bike video which chronicled our 4 day bike pack trip from State College to Washington D.C. and the Lincoln Memorial. W...

October, briefly.

We’ve been milling around, here and there. Our weekends have been full of climbing adventures and household to-dos. Ethan will be instructing a three-day Mountain Weather class this weekend for CAIC...

Slow Cooker Meals.

The crisp weather has finally arrived here in Golden, and with it, the first vibrant leaves of the season. This change also means a sweet goodbye to fresh tomatoes and corn, and a welcoming hello to s...