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Why Voting is (Nearly) Pointless

Sarah's Thoughts Self Sustainability Simple Living + Minimalism

With the election mere days away, I’m pretty darn tired of being bombarded by all the “Go Vote!” campaigns. Though I have several reasons why, the primary issue I have is that if you aren’t going to the polls without lots of peer pressure and expensive campaigns, you shouldn’t be voting in the first place. …

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25 Ways I’ve Turned into a Hippie (and saved a ton of money)


When Devin and I were first married, I did not consider myself ‘green,’ ‘eco-friendly’ or anything along the lines of a ‘hippie.’ So I guess I finally understand when couples say “I’ve had at least three marriages. They’ve just all been with the same person.” Well, bless Devin for accepting and even embracing his hippie wife.  …

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Wanna Save a Ton of Money, Become a Paid Tourist, and Strengthen Your Marriage? Drive a Semi.

Finance Love and Marriage Sarah's Thoughts Travels and Trucker Life

If you want to save (and make) some serious cash, do some traveling, and spend time with your spouse? Become a truck driver. I married Devin on October 15th of 2016, and we promptly jumped in a semi on October 24th. From October of 2016 to November of 2017, we were in that truck full …

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