She Thinks I Won’t See The Brussel Sprouts…

How adorable. Salmon over Lemony Brussel Sprouts & Breadcrumb Spaghetti from The Kitchn.com.

Happy Fri-Yay!

...to all my awesome blog followers! I have now been blogging for 10 months and recently surpassing 100 WordPress followers! ... and it is all you. I appreciate you. I appreciate your support. I appreciate your feedback. I appreciate our community. Wishing you happiness, mindfulness and a true sense of purpose! If you haven't joined …

My 8-Month Blogiversary!

Today marks eight months since I began blogging. I know what you're saying... "Can it be?" "Lane, himself, is actually writing something?" Yes, it is me. I came from behind the curtain to say... Thanks! Thanks for allowing me into this amazing blogging community! Thanks for all the support I have received from the WordPress …

FI Required Reading

... with a side of Spanish cafe con leche. When I recently heard Vicki Robin tell the story of her and Joe Dominguez budding this idea of frugal living to save ourselves, save the planet and become happy engaged members of society, I was hooked. It was a fascinating tale that began, for Joe, way …

Comparison is the Thief of Joy

...whether you are comparing yourself to someone else, or you are comparing your now to your yesterday or your tomorrow. Don't do it. Live in the now. Be present. Be mindful. The key to happiness is gratitude. The only valid, helpful comparison you should ever allow into your consciousness is to compare your life and …

The Meaning of Life…

... something I never expected to find on a personal finance podcast! I just finished listening to Brandon's (aka The Mad Fientist) interview with Vicki Robin, the co-author of Your Money or Your Life, whose book is arguably THE basis for the FI movement. I haven't even read the book yet and my mind is …

Faraway Files #52 | oregon girl around the world

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Pompeii City Break – 3 Day Itinerary — Happy Healthy Tash

My hubby and I recently spent a wonderful week in Italy…3 days in Pompeii at a gorgeous hotel *Bosco de Medici* (click here for my blog post on the hotel) and then the remaining days were spent on the Amalfi coast (with the rest of Italy it would seem lol) 😀 August + Italy = …

Seven Reasons the Spanish Stay Slim (even while eating all that ham) – No Longer Native

With all that wine and ham, how are Spanish people so thin? Here are the seven habits I copied from locals so I'm not buying new jeans every six months. Source: Seven reasons the Spanish stay slim (even while eating all that ham) - No Longer Native