2015 Goals

Adam My Life, Personal Finance, Personal Improvement 5 Comments

Financial Goals Max out my 401k with $18,000. I’ve never done this before, but we’re shooting for the full $18,000 this year. There was no real reason not to accomplish this in 2014. It’s not like I wasn’t saving, we hit somewhere around 50%, but some of that was in company stock, some in savings account, some to an IRA. …

2014 In Review

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We didn’t have any of the major changes this year that we had in 2013. We kept on working on the house, built of the garden, took a nice long vacation to Rio, and enjoyed time with friends. Our savings, which are largely on auto-pilot, kept building. What we got right: Automatic savings –Everything below happens each month without me …

Merry Christmas

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I haven’t put much out in the past week. We’ve spent a whole lot of time on the road traveling between Texas, Arkansas and Oklahoma and visiting our multitude of parents, grandparents, aunts, uncles, cousins, and friends. We’re thankful to have some time to see so many people we care about but I’m looking forward to getting home and getting …

Houston Citrusfest

Adam Garden, My Life 1 Comment

It was Houston Citrusfest this weekend at our local farmers market. This is a fantastic event for any prospective fruit tree grower who isn’t sure what to plant. Your average grocery store only carries 1 or 2 maximum types of each fruit (with the exception of maybe apples). Most people thing of oranges as being oranges. Lemons are lemons. This …