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Vacation Update 2: Verdant, Voluptuous, Vibrant Vermont

I’m on vacation, but I can’t quite stay away from the blog, so I’ll regale you with vacation pictures and tales from the road. We spent our first six days of vacation in Maine and it was spectacular. After the … Continue reading

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Friday Gratitude: Frugal Travel with Friends (and The Jim Collins Lounge Lizard Tour!)

The best (and most unexpected) part of blogging is all of the great friends that we’ve made from interesting parts of the world. Some are fellow bloggers while others are just nice people I’ve run into at meetups or chatted with … Continue reading

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FrugalWoodstock: Fact or Fiction?

I have nothing in common with the typical person. I drew this beautiful chart to help explain: I fully acknowledge that I’m a weirdo and I’m completely cool with it. The other like-minded weirdos that I do manage to find … Continue reading

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Baby 1500 (almost)

Ask the Readers is taking a break for the rest of the year. Today, I have something else for you. I greatly enjoy being a part of the personal finance community. Interacting with others that share similar dreams is loads of … Continue reading

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Guest posting on Frugalwoods: Frugal friends and where to find them

Like many financial independence (FI) bloggers, I consider myself to be an introvert. Meeting people for the first or second or eighth time can often be an awkward experience. This was a problem for me most of my life, but recently … Continue reading

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The Frugalwoods show how to give a great gift

This is part 1 of a 2 part post. I have a nasty rant brewing for tomorrow about a relative who, shall we say, could use a bit of refinement in regards to gift giving and receiving. I had that mean … Continue reading

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10 Questions and a Pizza Place with The Frugalwoods! (and Frugal Hound)

Today is the 42nd edition of our periodic guest post series called 10 Questions and a Pizza Place. (The 1500′s are pizza fanatics.) We have a list of 17 questions we pose to fellow financial bloggers, and they are free to … Continue reading

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My Favorite Hikes (or How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Reset My Brain)

Some of the greatest joys in life are the simplest things: Reading! I’m in the middle of reading The Firm now for about the 100th time. I could spend 8 hours a day with books, magazines and newspapers. The beach: … Continue reading

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