The Numbers Are In…

Posted on March 2, 2015 by 4 Comments

thumbnail image With pie charts and everything. And it's not even close to zero.

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Sledding Boulder

Posted on February 27, 2015 by No Comments

thumbnail image One day we're barefoot in the grass and basking in the sunshine. The next day there's a foot of snow. ...

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Denver

Posted on February 25, 2015 by No Comments

thumbnail image We were a bit out of practice on the camping. We literally forgot to bring water. Fortunately, the state park had amenities. Later, we made up for our lack of preparation with a $0.99 breakfast and free coffee at the nearby IKEA. IKEA camping hack? Maybe. They have $0.99 hot dogs for lunch too. Just ...

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Failing into Golden

Posted on February 23, 2015 by 1 Comment

thumbnail image The frugality experiment has been really eye-opening. We've been really good about not buying anything non-essential while we are sitting around Winter Park during a snowstorm. But as they do, the bills started coming in. We hardly drive the bus at all here, but both the bus insurance and registration were due this month, as ...

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Visiteurs

Posted on February 12, 2015 by 1 Comment

thumbnail image Several weeks ago we had an awesome visit from some familiar BodesWell characters. We first met Simon and M.C. on the road back in Argentina, then proceeded to travel as a VW bus and motorcycle gang to Ushuia and most of the way back up to Buenos Aires. Ah, good times. Seems like ...

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Fail: Booze ‘n Candy

Posted on February 8, 2015 by 1 Comment

thumbnail image I think we've found our weakness. Two of them anyway. Our month of no spending was going pretty well until Friday. We had spent a total of zero dollars on anything up to that point. Voluntary hardship that has quickly produced some interesting and unintended results (more on this later.) We had plenty of opportunities to spend ...

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The Frugal Frebruary Challenge

Posted on February 1, 2015 by 12 Comments

thumbnail image It's a thing. That's because we just invented it*. Here's how it works: in February, you can't buy any stuff. That's it. You can make your own rules, but below is our version. It is a little extreme, and we're pretty sure we'll fail. But it's an experiment worth trying. We'll have to eat - so buying groceries ...

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