Few things have been more life-changing for my husband and me than travel. Much of who we are and what we value today is because of the experiences we had while traveling. It’s filled our lives with meaning and connection. And at times, it’s even restored our faith in humanity.
Who wouldn’t love to take longer trips? If only you had an unlimited travel fund, am I right? Here are three fun ways to cut expenses so you can start taking longer trips.
Hiking, cycling, painting, and gardening are fun and popular pastimes. But is it possible to try a new hobby while sticking to your budget? This post shares great tips as well as justification to try something new.
When it’s time to plan something, are you the person who takes charge? Or do you step back and let someone else do it? While I’m a huge advocate of playing to your strengths, there are some skills we all need to learn at a basic level. And planning is one of those skills. If […]
Last summer I began a journey to visit every State Park in Minnesota. Most of this journey was done alone while sleeping in a tent. Over the last year, I’ve had many inquiries from other women who are intrigued by camping solo but as a female have obvious safety concerns. So I created a list […]
Take thirty seconds to assess how you feel right now. Are you feeling stressed, tired, frustrated, or run down? Do you feel peaceful, well rested, balanced, or energized? If you happen to be feeling more run down than energized, ask yourself if you’re getting enough rest. Many people in our western culture wear their ability […]
For many people, a dream vacation is just that, a dream. But what if I told you that the amazing place you’ve always dreamed of is attainable? Sure, it takes some planning, budgeting, and discipline. But I assure that you can get there. Probably more quickly and easily than you think. How We Started […]
Yup, you read that right. I spent close to six weeks living in a tent this past summer. To some of you that might sound like heaven. While others probably think I’m completely crazy. But that’s not important. What’s important are the lessons I learned from this incredible experience. Before I jump into the […]
Are you taking time to enjoy the life you’ve created? Or do you sometimes lose sight of all that you have while working on your next big goal? If you’re like me, you’ve worked really hard to create something and you often neglect to enjoy it. Maybe you’ve saved money and created wealth, but […]
As a part of their goal setting process, many people pick a word for the year. It’s the one thing they want to focus on and improve more than anything. My word this year is courage. The last few years have been challenging for my husband Jer and I. Challenging but rewarding. At the end […]