Work less. Save money. Create the life you want.

Work less. Save money. Create the life you want.

  • Frugal Wins of the Summer (9/11/2017) - Summer is winding down and we are so lucky that we had some wonderful adventures. Below are the top frugal wins of the season. National Parks Pass. We purchased our National Parks Pass last October for a trip through Utah and New Mexico. At $80, it seemed well worth it for that trip alone. However, the pass lasts for an entire year so getting to use it on this year’s summer trip seemed like a bonus. We visited 6 different...

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  • One Month in the San Luis Valley (9/2/2017) - Matt and I spent the month of July traveling around the Northwest in our camper van. We saw so many beautiful places and it was a truly amazing trip. However we also like to travel REALLY slowly sometimes. We balanced out the busy travel of July by spending the entire month of August in one place. During our two years of living in Denver, we discovered a magical place in southern Colorado. The Orient Land Trust is a 2200 acre...

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  • Northwest Van Trip Part II: Oregon, California and Nevada (8/21/2017) - We spent the month of July traveling around the Northwest in our camper van, Cashew. As we finished the first half of our trip, living in a van started to feel really natural. We had our routine figured out.  Traveling in a 30-year-old van slows things down. You can’t cover miles as quickly. Driving it takes more effort and energy. Our seats are uncomfortable and we don’t have air conditioning. Cashew has helped us to embrace the journey, and not...

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