Monthly Archives

May 2013

  • OFB 50 States Project: Texas

    OFB 50 States Project: Texas


    In The OFB 50 States Project, you the readers spill the beans about your state: the good, the bad, and the delicious. And thus provide “forever place” seekers (like yours truly) a useful resource in their search. We’d love to hear about your state! To be a part of this project, click here to…

  • 5 Ways We Survived College Costs

    How We Lived in College


    College life already seems like a lifetime ago. Johnny and I were young newlyweds with no non-school-related cares in the world. And we were poor. Upon getting married, we were on our own financially. We did receive some help in the form of a car Johnny’s grandpa lent us. And…

  • What If Wednesday

    What If Wednesday: Zombies Are Coming


    In the What If Wednesday series, we transport to a hypothetical alternate-reality and watch life play out. And we do it on Wednesday, because alliteration. Alright, you know the drill by now. Put on your imagination caps. You’re eating lunch when you get an unexpected call from your brother. He…

  • Our Car with Cash Guide

    How We’ve Paid Cash for Our Cars


    Every time we’ve bought a car in our almost six years of marriage (which has been two car purchases, plus a scooter — so we’re pretty much experts), the first question that enters our brains is, How are we gonna pay for it?  Yes, this question trumps, What kind of…