Happy New Year! 2015 is behind us and we’re ready for a new one. Or are we? What about 2016? We’re only 8 days into 2016 and I’ve already rearranged my workshop, hung some additional LED lights (Fluorescent workshop light replacements, very cool), built an Ice Rake using recycled PVC piping and took the family out back for some skating. There are plenty of other tasks around the house that could use attention but, unfortunately, all expensive so some prioritization is in order. We live by a budget that hasn’t changed much from last year. We need to figure out […]

What about 2016

There we have it, another year has passed and an interesting one it has been for us. This was the year I started this blog. It has been the first full year that I’ve been off of work and as a result we’ve tried to live by a fairly strict budget. We’ve had a shitty stock market and some serious medical expenses come our way but in the end we’re all doing just fine. The Blog It has been a year of blogging and writing for both me and my wife. January of this year I started this blog […]

Millionin10 2015 in review

First of all, thank you to Money Bacon Guy at  for nominating me for the Sunshine Blogger Award. It’s an honor and  privilege. What is the Sunshine Blogger Award? The Sunshine Blogger Award is given to those who are inspiring and bring sunshine into the lives of their readers and fellow bloggers. It is such an honor to receive! My inspiration for what I did and what led me to blogging came from an off-the-cuff remark by a colleague. He’s long forgotten about me and that’s okay. It’s more often the friends,  family and people around you that inspire […]

Sunshine Blogger Award