As some of you may already know, we are passionate about personal finance (our story: here + here!) and are excited to share a few more thoughts on this today!  I recently had a great discussion amongst some friends about maximizing happiness with wise financial decisions that I thought it’d be fun and helpful to share […]

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  • Lisa - LOVE this post, Robyn! I’m definitely in the experiences over things camp and I think our tithing/giving budget is one of the most fun categories, but I had never thought about outsourcing as “buying time.” It’s crazy how much time home maintenance can take up!ReplyCancel

    • Robyn Van Dyke - Thank you, Lisa! And I couldn’t agree more about home maintenance – ha! I loved reading 168 Hours and would highly recommend it! There’s a chapter on outsourcing and how things you don’t love to do/aren’t as good at could actually be taking you 3x as long and sucking your joy vs paying someone else that’s skilled to do it and freeing up your time for what matters most! 🙂ReplyCancel

While this happened approximately 10 days after we closed on our new home and the long, grueling process of sorting through insurance, structural damage, rebuilding, etc. took about 6 months(!), we used that time to dream and intentionally design our garage. While it took us several weekends and lots of hard work to bring our vision […]

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Happy August, y’all! July was full of travels, quality time with family, and of course, long hours spent working hard on projects at home and the office. Sadly the dental website is not ready to launch quite yet, but I really hope to launch it next month! We are still trying to gather some more […]

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  • Elizabeth Burns - Aww, happy move-iversary! I hope you have a more reasonable quote come in soon for the painting. I think it is smart of you guys to hire that out. 😉ReplyCancel

    • Robyn Van Dyke - Thanks, Elizabeth!! We’re hoping that it’ll get done faster by hiring it out if we can ever find a more reasonable price for it! 🙂 ReplyCancel