Goals

Our 2024 Game Plan for Big Savings and More Fun
Liann

Our 2024 Game Plan for Big Savings and More Fun

It’s not often that the word “fun” is associated with prioritizing savings. However, for a frugal gal like me, it can be super entertaining. Honestly, saving is a love language all on its own. Brian might not be as intense

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Excel in Consumer Negotiation
Liann

4 Sure-Fire Ways to Excel in Consumer Negotiation

You might be surprised at how often you can drive the price down on consumer goods and services. Almost everything is negotiable; it’s just a matter of asking. While it might feel uncomfortable, it’s the only way to get the

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Year-End Money Moves
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Money Moves to Consider Before Year-End

The end of the year is on the horizon. With just over two months left, it’s a great time to check in on your financial commitments and forecast. Holiday expenses, insurance options, and overall future planning are often part of

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Changing the Way We Travel
Liann

Changing the Way We Travel

After about a year and a few trips along the way, Brian and I have decided that we are changing the way we travel. What began as a temporary pause in our travel habits has turned into a much longer

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Lessons Learned From Our Master Bath Rebuild

Well, folks, it’s been an adventure! Brian and I are closing out our Master Bath Rebuild Series with a sincere word of gratitude and a handful of lessons learned. A lesson a day reveals different ways. THE FREEDOM ADVENTURE I

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Master Bathroom Reveal
Liann

Master Bathroom Reveal

Six months ago to the day, Brian and I tore down our teeny stall shower, which slowly began to reveal a not-so-secret swarm of damp darkness. After smashing through poorly set tile and insufficient 1/4-inch cement board, there was no

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Diving into Installation
Liann

Master Bathroom Rebuild: Diving into Installation

Our blank slate of a bathroom gave Brian and me some time to finalize some decisions before diving into installation. We selected our shower tiles, determined the half wall height, and planned for additional drywall removal. Once the plumber re-worked

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Saving Money in 2020

With less than two months to go until the new year, I’m taking some time to review and assess the blur that has been 2020. Brian and I began this year with focused minds and flexible schedules, ready to explore

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