Why farming?

Earlier this week, I wrote about our plan for a dramatic change in lifestyle. To me, this is life coming full circle. I am finally confident enough in myself to identify what I truly want and go for it. Where I only saw the…

Why We Will Not Retire Early – Language Matters

When you hear the term “financial independence” it is very often teamed up with “retire early” into the increasingly famous “FIRE” acronym. At least in this narrow part of the internet and personal finance blogosphere. The retire early part of the deal was never…

Life With IBS – Financial Independence and Disability

How do you manage if your SO has a disability that limits their ability to work traditional jobs? FI to the rescue, yet again!

Why financial independence?

Why financial independence? Here are three of our reasons why. #Frugal

NaNoWriMo and Financial Independence

Mr. E. shares his experience with NaNoWriMo and how it compares to financial independence.

Why you should walk to work

Have you considered walking to work instead of driving or taking the bus/train/what have you? I started doing it, and it changed my daily commute drastically.

Why we chose to spend money on a kitchen machine

Read on, for our arguments on when and how to make big purchases (not with credit cards), and how our frugality is a life of abundance, not scarcity.

A Nordic perspective: Matpakke

Don’t fear bringing your own lunch to work. Matpakke is an age-old tradition in my Norwegian family, and I think everyone should embrace it. Read on to find out why.

The opression of the 40+ hour workweek

I feel too young to be feeling trapped by the workweek already, but truth be told, I never enjoyed it.