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Maggie Banks

Blog Info

Name:
Northern Expenditure
Category:
Early Retirement
Tags:
Millennial, Parenting/Family
Start Year:
2015

Blogger Bio

Location:
Anchorage, Alaska, United States
Age:
30s
Race:
White
Gender:
Female
Life stage:
DIK (Dual Income, Kids)
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Latest Blog Posts

Just call me Maggie Jones. Get it? Because I’m keeping up with the Joneses? We had warned you that we might buy a house and we did. Surprise! Truth be told, we had outgrown our 1200 square foot condo. We had gotten very good at inventing storage solutions and getting rid of tons of stuff, […] The post We Bought a House! (And a New Plan) appeared first on Northern Expenditure. ...
Posted: Feb 17 2020 @ 10:30 AM
About a year ago, I had a dream that I had to write a post on this blog that said: “This blog was about our journey to early retirement. Unfortunately, I have to shut the blog down because I became a successful stand-up comedian and Netflix has given us a large advance for my comedy […] The post Q4 2019 Plan Update appeared first on Northern Expenditure. ...
Posted: Dec 23 2019 @ 4:25 PM
About a year ago, I had a dream that I had to write a post on this blog that said: “This blog was about our journey to early retirement. Unfortunately, I have to shut the blog down because I became a successful stand-up comedian and Netflix has given us a large advance for my comedy […] The post Q4 2019 Plan Update appeared first on Northern Expenditure. ...
Posted: Dec 23 2019 @ 4:25 PM
Didn’t really bury the lede with that one did I? Whoops! Oh well. In mid-July, we dipnetted, as we do annually, for a new freezer load of sockeye salmon. We told the kids we would stay two nights unless we caught everything the first night. We set up camp just in time for a twenty […] The post Dipnetting 2019: I got a Triple! appeared first on Northern Expenditure. ...
Posted: Oct 19 2019 @ 2:36 AM
Didn’t really bury the lede with that one did I? Whoops! Oh well. In mid-July, we dipnetted, as we do annually, for a new freezer load of sockeye salmon. We told the kids we would stay two nights unless we caught everything the first night. We set up camp just in time for a twenty […] The post Dipnetting 2019: I got a Triple! appeared first on Northern Expenditure. ...
Posted: Oct 19 2019 @ 2:36 AM
Hello friends! It’s me, Maggie! Remember me?! Well, here’s where I tell you ALL about how 2019 is going and what is happening around here. In short: I’ve been spending money like crazy and hustling hard to make up for it. 😉 Summer Update: We spent a lovely summer being crazy travelers as per usual. […] The post Q3 2019 Plan Update: Where’d Maggie Go? Edition appeared first on Northern Expenditure. ...
Posted: Oct 16 2019 @ 4:26 PM
Hello friends! It’s me, Maggie! Remember me?! Well, here’s where I tell you ALL about how 2019 is going and what is happening around here. In short: I’ve been spending money like crazy and hustling hard to make up for it. 😉 Summer Update: We spent a lovely summer being crazy travelers as per usual. […] The post Q3 2019 Plan Update: Where’d Maggie Go? Edition appeared first on Northern Expenditure. ...
Posted: Oct 16 2019 @ 4:26 PM
It’s officially still July, so I’m still winning on this whole blogging thing, right?! Right. That’s what I thought. June was a fantastic month filled with more ferries! We flew to Juneau and took a ferry to Haines, saw the oldest lighthouse in Alaska, saw some more whales and otters and sea lions, took a […] The post June 2019 Plan Update appeared first on Northern Expenditure. ...
Posted: Jul 31 2019 @ 7:56 PM
It’s officially still July, so I’m still winning on this whole blogging thing, right?! Right. That’s what I thought. June was a fantastic month filled with more ferries! We flew to Juneau and took a ferry to Haines, saw the oldest lighthouse in Alaska, saw some more whales and otters and sea lions, took a […] The post June 2019 Plan Update appeared first on Northern Expenditure. ...
Posted: Jul 31 2019 @ 7:56 PM
This year, we decided to take our family on the Alaska Marine Highway from Dutch Harbor to Kodiak – a 2.5-day journey and often referred to as the “ferry to the end of the world.” The trip was worth it and wonderful and here’s what you need to know: Why We Did it: I’ve been […] The post Taking the Alaska Ferry Through the Aleutians appeared first on Northern Expenditure. ...
Posted: Jul 20 2019 @ 2:33 PM

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