The Buy Nothing Project: Building Community and Reducing Our Carbon Footprint

When I talk about living the Tiny Life, the first thing that comes to mind is a small living space.  And then people consider the lack of stuff.  Then there’s self-sustainability aspect and the financial freedom that comes with it.  But there are two ideas that come to mind that might not be entirely obvious:  building … More The Buy Nothing Project: Building Community and Reducing Our Carbon Footprint

The Wish List

Can winter please be over now?  Not that I’m not enjoying the beautiful, fluffy white stuff.  It makes the roads kind of snotty (as my Dad said), but in all honesty it hasn’t been an extremely cold winter.  (Of course, maybe last year’s seven weeks of -35 C has changed my perspective of “cold”.)  Bob … More The Wish List

How It All Started

On December 20th, 2014, I got the keys to my first piece of real estate.  A cottage. This may not sound like such a tall order to most, especially because almost everyone owns at least a house.  Except that I made a few financially questionable decisions in my life and while I certainly don’t regret … More How It All Started