One Year of Biking to Work

August 2017 rolled around, and it marks one year of me riding my electric bike to/from work on a regular basis. Through the cold of winter to the heat of summer, I’ve ridden through most of the extremes we get here in southern California. I tried to stick to a schedule of riding four days… Continue reading One Year of Biking to Work

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Refinancing our future

In August 2016 I finally decided to take the plunge on refinancing. Interest rates have been low for quite a while now, and I’ve been on the fence about doing this for at least a year. After reading many articles about whether to refinance or not, it was decided that we should do it. The… Continue reading Refinancing our future

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Saving Money by Saving Power

Living in California, electricity is a big part of a lot of people’s utility costs. Recently, in our attempt to become more frugal, and start saving money, we’ve started taking notice of little things like the electric bill. For as long as Alex and I have been together, the electric bill has just been something… Continue reading Saving Money by Saving Power

Biking Home to Success

Today I learned something really cool about my job: You get paid bonus money to use alternative forms of transportation. Let me go back a week though. Last week, I was wondering how I could save money by driving my truck less. It is an inefficient commuting machine, although it’s great at driving me out… Continue reading Biking Home to Success

Our Goals and Aspirations

Hello! Welcome to our humble blog. I’m your host, Joey, and I’ll be writing here from time to time with updates on our progress towards our ultimate goal of living a simple but satisfying life in the great state of Utah. Alex may also be around to share her insights into this new and exciting… Continue reading Our Goals and Aspirations