grow an avocado plant from a seed

Like any good millennial, Mr. Smith and I enjoy avocados. Well, if I'm being honest, I love them and he tolerates my love of them. (Insert the joke here about Millennials and houses.) I eat avocados in some form almost every day as my go-to breakfast is half an avocado and a fried egg over … Continue reading grow an avocado plant from a seed


two weeks with the tiny tot

If you've been following along with my blog for the past few weeks, you know that my three-year-old niece just finished a two-week visit with us. After a calm, quiet reflection (which you can do when there isn't a small person demanding attention at all times), I can say that the trip was a success … Continue reading two weeks with the tiny tot

what’s cookin’ July edition

After housing and transportation, food expenses are the largest expense in our budget. Of course, I'm sure this is common for most families. However, as a family working towards financial independence, any expenses that we can possibly reduce on are the proverbial chopping block.I regularly listen to a podcast called ChooseFI. It's about making small-ish … Continue reading what’s cookin’ July edition