I’m an over 40 wife and mother of 2 amazing kids. We live in one of the fastest growing and best cities to live in the United States. My husband are I are both employed full time and have been blessed to secure positions with excellent benefits. We are fasting on budget, finding spots to be more thrifty, and minimalizing our home (clutter busting) all in an effort to move closer to retiring early. Our goal isn’t to quit and do nothing – we want to work because we like the work we do. We want to travel. We want to remove money, as best we can, as a focal point in our lives. We want to maintain less stuff for a better life experience; give more of our time, treasure, and talents to the world. I’d love to be as relaxed and joyous, in every present moment, as our pound hound, Alice Rhonda.