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Leap of Faith: A Progress Report

Image Spark It’s been a little over two years since I learned that I was losing my full-time job and decided to take my leap of faith. These last couple of years have been a time of major change for … Continue reading






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Friday Links

Here are a few articles of interest for your Friday: Seriously, Get Rid of Your Landline at WiseBread 8 reasons you should throw away your cash-back credit card if you love to travel at Get Rich Slowly Knowing a Little … Continue reading






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Moving Foward

  I have been blessed, or cursed, with an interest in nearly everything. The problem with this is that it’s hard to focus on the task at hand. I am always thinking about the next project. There are so many … Continue reading






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Friday Links

Here are a few articles of interest for your Friday: Shop Your Closet: How to Make the Most out of the Clothes You Already Own at One Good Thing How Having An Emergency Fund Can Help You Save On Insurance … Continue reading






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Shopping: Change your Perspective

This weekend, while catching up on my blog reading, I came across this post at Get Rich Slowly, that made me really stop and think about the way that I shop and acquire stuff. A lot of the comments on … Continue reading






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Friday Links

Here are a few articles of interest for your Friday: How to Need Less Sleep by Getting Better Sleep Every Night at Lifehacker Seven routines and guidelines to live as an unclutterer — no super powers necessary (an oldy but … Continue reading






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Shopping with Rewards

As I mentioned in my New Year’s post, I am aiming to take advantage of various points systems to purchase stuff that’s not a need. I haven’t started the year very well. I’ve already purchased several items that aren’t must-haves. … Continue reading






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Friday Links

I’m sorry I haven’t been around much this week. My Dad’s health has declined dramatically in the last couple of weeks and my family made the difficult decision that he could no longer live at home. So I have been … Continue reading






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Goals for the New Year

  via Pinterest   This marks the beginning of my third year without a regular job. My original goal when I began this journey was to replace my former full-time income by the end of year three. I’m not sure … Continue reading






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Happy New Year!

“May your coming year be filled with magic and dreams and good madness. I hope you read some fine books and kiss someone who thinks you’re wonderful, and don’t forget to make some art — write or draw or build … Continue reading






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