journey to fi: september – november 2019 spending report

Holy cow! It has been a wild few months and the blog had to go on the backburner for a bit. Justin and I were matched with a baby boy who was born 13 weeks early in August. At least one of us had eyes on him every day while he was in the NICU. … Continue reading journey to fi: september – november 2019 spending report

life doesn’t stop because you’re in the nicu

One of the hardest parts of our long term nicu stay -- beside the obvious of having a sick baby -- is the fact that life doesn't stop just because you're in the nicu. The dishes and laundry still need to be done. Bills need to be paid. Groceries need to be acquired and turned … Continue reading life doesn’t stop because you’re in the nicu

journey to fi: august 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: august 2019 spending report