Design Dilemma

This is what it's like today.  The white door leads to the garage, and the cabinet built into the wall is a shallow spice cabinet built between the wall studs.

This is what it’s like today. The white door leads to the garage, and the cabinet built into the wall is a shallow spice cabinet built between the wall studs. The broom closet is the void without a door.

Due to my foot being sliced open about a month ago, I’m still largely […]

How Much Does Burning Man Cost?

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As Mrs. PoP and I get closer to FIRE, we’re slightly more inclined to loosen the purse strings when it comes to awesome travel destinations and interesting experiences. Going to Burning Man this year checked both of those boxes for me, and it’s been something that I’ve had on my bucket list for at least […]

Lessons Learned From Bed…

Yes!  This is the foot to cut into!

Have you ever seen the movie My Left Foot? If you haven’t, you should. In the meantime, I will tell you that in this excellent movie, Daniel Day Lewis plays Christy Brown, a role which earned him a Best Actor Academy Award. Christy Brown was an Irish man with cerebral palsy who learned how to […]

Happy Friday – Lucky This Time

We don’t talk much about exactly where we live (ya know, privacy and all). But we’re in one of the areas that people are evacuating to (not from!) with Hurricane Matthew. Mr PoP’s office is all working remotely, and mine is playing it more by ear since we’ll probably get some outer bands. But given […]

PoP Balance Sheet – September 2016

Welcome to our September 2016 Balance Sheet!

We use the structure of a monthly income statement and balance sheet in tandem to make sure we are keeping our expenses low and planting our pennies wisely. If you’re not already tracking your finances using these two methods, go to mint.com and get started today! If you […]