A tree fell on our house. 

November 17, 2015

No really a Giant tree crashed down on our house yesterday evening during a gnarly Seattle Storm. Check it…    Fudge. Have a dozen or so holes in our roof and two busted skylights, but otherwise things seem to be in decent shape. Now I get to go through the process of learning how a […]

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I bought a couch I never got to see in real life.

November 17, 2015

Last week, in a moment of zeal, I decided to post our relatively new sofa on Craigslist. We bought this pretty piece of furniture Summer 2014… We liked it a lot, but I had two issues with it. It was a little too big for our relatively small living room; As you can see we had […]

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Hey I’m on Forbes Today…

November 11, 2015

So a Forbes journalist reached out to me a couple weeks back and we did a phone interview about my life and financials. The article is live on Forbes today and if you want to read it you can click here. I wouldn’t say everything in there is exactly how I would have portrayed our […]

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I’m not dead. I’m just really busy making da money.

November 9, 2015

I’ve always wanted to be the type of person that sets goals for themselves. Let me pat myself on the back as, today, I’ve reached a new goal. LONGEST TIME BETWEEN BLOG POSTS IN THE 6 YEAR HISTORY OF THIS BLOG. I know. I know. You’re so proud of me right?! Thanks for your encouragement. […]

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I could make a full salary on Craigslist.

August 26, 2015

I’ve blogged many times about my love of Craigslist, and how I’ve used it to save money over the years. Over the last six weeks or so, I’ve been flipping furniture on CL and am shocked at just how profitable that can be. Spefically, when you are wheeling and dealing mid century modern furniture. Let’s look […]

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Good news friends. I’m not dead.

August 25, 2015

So let’s just talk about the big elephant in the room.  Yes. I dropped off the face of the earth for the last two and a half months. And ya know what, it felt soooooooooo good. I wish I had some cool story about how I was doing awesome things that kept me so busy […]

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The great deduction debate.

June 9, 2015

I came across a person the other day, who suggested that anyone who lists charitable gifts on their taxes is not donating out of the goodness of their heart, but for the selfish benefit of receiving a tax deduction. Upon hearing those words I had a facepalm moment… I guess they have a point, the deduction […]

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