The Harvest Apron

I’m putting the positive energy out into the universe. I finished this harvest apron today as a symbol of my commitment to my garden this year. O, Mother Earth, I will forever be grateful if I can harvest and eat even one vegetable that I’ve grown from seed. … More The Harvest Apron

How to Build a Sustainable Wardrobe

Sounds like a lot of work, doesn’t it?  To create an entire wardrobe out of ethical, organic, sustainable and locally-sourced materials? Well, that’s only part of it.  There are other aspects to creating a sustainable wardrobe, including but not limited to mending worn out clothing, repurposing old clothes into new looks, recycling fabric, buying second-hand, … More How to Build a Sustainable Wardrobe

A New Way of Eating

An amazing thing happened yesterday. I pulled my soft shell snow pants over my leggings as I prepared for our dog walk and I snapped the two buttons closed. Then I bent over and put on my boots. What’s so amazing about that? When I bent over to put my boots on, THE BUTTONS DIDN’T … More A New Way of Eating

What Does It All Mean?

There seems to be so many different aspects to living the Tiny Life.  There’s all these different ideas to understand that are differently defined yet inherently linked to each other.  There’s intentional living, sustainable living, white space, minimalism, the slow movement, I’m sure there are more.  Every time I do some research on one of … More What Does It All Mean?

And Even More Progress!

The biggest lesson we’ve learned while upgrading our little cabin (which we’ve christened The Burrow after the Weasley’s wonky yet magical abode) is to be flexible in our expectations.  We always start with a big picture but the end never ends up looking like what we had originally envisioned.  Every step of the way needs … More And Even More Progress!

Progress! Finally!

For the past year, I’ve felt that we’ve only been making baby steps forward in the ever-growing list of things that need to get done at the cabin. Things fell apart last spring when Soldier Boy and I couldn’t get well. I fell ill with everything and anything.  He was still having problems with his … More Progress! Finally!