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Ditching Your Desk

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Name:
Ditching Your Desk
Category:
Early Retirement
Tags:
budgeting, family, adventure, travel, kids, real estate
Start Year:
2018

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Location:
Los Angeles, California, United States
Age:
30s
Race:
Unspecified
Gender:
Female
Life stage:
DIK (Dual Income, Kids)
Profession:
Local government
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Latest Blog Posts

Nope, you didn’t miss the March spending summary. There wasn’t one. Oops. Wow, does life get in the way sometimes! I have not had much time at all to write lately, between work deadlines, family commitments, a toddler birthday party to host, a nice trip to see extended family, etc., etc. etc. Most of you… ...
Posted: May 02 2018 @ 10:00 AM
Like many working moms, finding the right balance between career and family is a big challenge for me. I am a mom to two boys age three and under, and I am our family’s primary breadwinner. Right now, while my kids are young, it feels like my career is getting my better energy, my better… ...
Posted: Apr 19 2018 @ 12:09 PM
This post is part of the “Weekend Inspiration Wednesday” series, meant to provide some adventure-planning inspiration in the middle of a long week. Will Rogers State Park on the northwestern edge of Los Angeles has it all – hiking, ocean and City views, an LA-esque Hollywood history, historic home tours, horseback riding, grills, a wide open field… ...
Posted: Apr 04 2018 @ 10:00 AM
This post is part of the “Weekend Inspiration Wednesday” series, meant to provide some adventure-planning inspiration in the middle of a long week. Cities around the world are experimenting with taking the cars off the road for “open streets” or ciclovia/cyclovia days. The idea is to give the streets to cyclists and pedestrians for the day, in… ...
Posted: Mar 28 2018 @ 1:15 PM
This post is part of the “Weekend Inspiration Wednesday” series, meant to provide some adventure-planning inspiration in the middle of a long week. Don’t let the title fool you. This post is not as serious or as weird as it sounds…though I guess some may find it seriously weird. I’m not talking about conducting a formal yoga… ...
Posted: Mar 21 2018 @ 10:00 AM
This post is part of the “Weekend Inspiration Wednesday” series, meant to provide some adventure-planning inspiration in the middle of a long week. I’m a little hesitant to give away this secret gem. But lucky for me, this blog doesn’t have enough readers for me to seriously worry that this phenomenal little camping spot will be overrun… ...
Posted: Mar 14 2018 @ 9:00 AM
This post is relevant for both women and men, but on this year’s International Women’s Day, it is my personal message to all the women reading. Happy International Women’s Day, by the way! I was challenged by Chelsea at Mama Fish Saves to share some financial advice for women on this important day. Check out the… ...
Posted: Mar 08 2018 @ 7:00 AM
We made a conscious choice to buy a cabin instead of a car. Curious how that was possible' Check out the comparison before you buy your next car! ...
Posted: Mar 05 2018 @ 1:00 PM
Ok, month 2 of spending data! I’m liking reporting on our spending so far. It has helped me more clearly categorize what we have control over in the near-term vs. which costs are more fixed unless we make a larger life shift. It has also helped me come to terms with some unexpected large costs… ...
Posted: Mar 01 2018 @ 4:17 PM
This post is part of the “Weekend Inspiration Wednesday” series, meant to provide some adventure-planning inspiration in the middle of a long week.  Let me know if you’d like to guest post and share an adventure of your own! I can’t believe spring is around the corner! In preparation, I’m writing about one of our favorite springtime… ...
Posted: Feb 28 2018 @ 1:00 PM

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