Am I a Socialist or Capitalist? I don’t know…

Disclaimer: I’m not an expert in politics or political ideology so I may be off in some of the statements in this post.  This is mostly random thoughts on my interpretation and view of things.  

I always thought I was a capitalist and believed in all the great things capitalism does like encouraging growth, innovation, and investments.  I was also a pretty strong political fiscal conservative.  I still think I am more conservative than liberal on fiscal matters but I find myself questioning these beliefs a little more lately.  And then I question, the questioning… I know that probably doesn’t make sense. Continue reading “Am I a Socialist or Capitalist? I don’t know…”

Saving Money Roundup

For the last 2 years, I’ve been keeping a list of all the things we have implemented in our house that has helped us save money. These are not just “once in a while” things. They are habits that we have completely changed and never looked back.  And we have no regrets and see no less happiness or enjoyment in our lives because of them. Continue reading “Saving Money Roundup”

Vegan Budget Cooking Series: Vegan Smoothies

We have vegan smoothies for breakfast about 2 to 3 times a week and today I wanted to share the recipe I use.  I think smoothies are one of the easiest and cheapest way to get calories, protein and many other nutrients that we need. Especially when trying to follow a vegan diet. Continue reading “Vegan Budget Cooking Series: Vegan Smoothies”

The Last 3 Months

We are now into our last 3 months before we declare ourselves financially independent and quit our jobs and I am SO EXCITED!  We booked dentists, medical and optometrists appointments for the whole family and taking advantage of as many benefits as possible. We also started selling as much stuff as we can on kijiji.  I already made $200 this week selling a couple book shelves and a rocking chair.  As I mentioned before, we are trying to move the least amount of stuff possible to our new home. Continue reading “The Last 3 Months”