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Month: December 2017

2017 Roundup

2017 Roundup

2017 was a crazy year for us (recap and net worth update coming next week). I started thinking back to the beginning of this website and how far it has come in the short eight months. Sometimes I feel like this is a one-sided conversation (almost like I do all the talking and won’t shut up). So I want to take this opportunity to reach out to you. I want to hear from you. Feel free to email, use the…

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Remembering The Important Things

Remembering The Important Things

There are a lot of things in this life I’ve wanted to do and things I have yet to do. I have studied abroad in England and traveled to many countries. I graduated from college with a degree in Software Engineering and spend 8 hours a day typing complete jibberish that makes a little box do awesome things. There are things I still want to do like travel to more countries and own rental properties. During one of our purges…

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Infinite Worlds In One Place

Infinite Worlds In One Place

When I was a kid I didn’t get to go to the library often. Sure we had a kid-centric one in my elementary school but rarely did I go to the public library. Living out in the country there were things that I didn’t get to do very often just by the fact that I needed to be driven 10 minutes in and 10 minutes out. The library in my hometown was beautiful. As you walked in it opened up…

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Slow Cooker Tamales

Slow Cooker Tamales

Merry Chrismahanukwanzakah! Nothing says…that like Slow Cooker Tamales! Enjoy! Print Slow Cooker Tamales Ingredients 1.5 lbs Ground Beef 1 small Onion Diced 15 oz Black Beans Rinsed and Drained 14.5 oz Diced Tomatoes 11 oz Whole Kernel Corn Drained 10 oz Red Enchilada Sauce Seasoning 1 tsp Ground Cumin 1 tsp Chili Powder 1/2 tsp Salt 1/2 tsp Pepper Toppings Sour Cream Shredded Mexican Cheese Corn Mix Topping 1 box Jiffy Corn Mix 2 Eggs Lightly Beaten Instructions In a large…

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Woah, We’re Quarter Way There

Woah, We’re Quarter Way There

Woot! It seems like this day would never come. We are officially a quarter of a millionaires! Yes, I know we have a long way to go but it is still pretty exciting. Our assets minus liabilities, for now, are worth about $250k. I wanted to take this milestone to join the ranks of the J Money’s Million Dollar Club. Over at Budgets are Sexy, J. started the Million Dollar Club in order to push himself and others to that…

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