journey to fi: july 2019 spending report

Mr. Smith and I have a dream of achieving financial independence (FI). We've been on this path for quite some time. Every month, I report the percentages that we spent in each category, our savings rate for the month, and our progress towards our FI number.  You might wonder why I'm reporting percentages and not … Continue reading journey to fi: july 2019 spending report

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my week in photos — week 32

Well, the week started off a bit crappy, but improved quite a bit by the end. For these posts, my weeks normally run from Friday morning to Thursday evening since I'm usually writing Thursday night or early the next day in time for the post to be published Friday mornings. I was on my own … Continue reading my week in photos — week 32

three reasons to drink bubbly water

Recently, my mom-in-law and her friend visited us. As I prepared for them to arrive, I realized that I had no idea what to offer them to drink because we quit soda in May 2012. Our typical drinks at home are water (tap or bubbly), hot tea, coffee, and various adult beverages. The temperatures have been … Continue reading three reasons to drink bubbly water