So long, and thanks: A nod to Marie Kondo

Finishing off Step 2 While we’re gone, our family will be renting out our house to help make ends meet. When we do rent it out, we will be using the crawl space to keep all the things we own for the year. The last thing I want to do is rent out a storage unit to hold all the stuff we have. Who knew my solution would be as easy as watching some TV! If you haven’t had a chance to watch the Netflix show Tidying Up with Marie Kondo, what are you waiting for? […]

By |2020-04-24T01:57:24-04:00January 20th, 2019|Life Before the trip, Prep|0 Comments

What’s the plan?

Last week was a bit of a down week for me. Continually thinking about the trip, all the different things we have to do, all the money that is going to be spent, all of it is really draining. Most of us worry about money someway or another. Paying rent or mortgage takes a chunk of our pay cheques. Groceries are not getting any cheaper. Transportation costs don’t ever seem to go down. Let’s not even venture thinking about kids activities and schooling! So decided to be a little proactive this week and plan on how we are going to save a bit of money. […]

By |2020-04-24T01:59:29-04:00December 16th, 2018|Life Before the trip, Prep|2 Comments
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