The Patio

I had such big plans for this summer.  But they all got pushed to the side in favour of swimming and lounging in the hammock and reading and playing guitar.  We were going to rip everything out of the Third Room (which we did) and then insulate (we have the insulation in our possession) and … More The Patio

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 Bunk Room

Have you ever had one of those rooms that you HATE?  Absolutely can’t stand?  Every time you look at it, you cringe, feel a little throw-uppy, want to burn it to the ground?  Yeah.  That was how I felt about the bunk room. Oh, little Bunk Room, how I hate thee.  Let me count the … More The Bunk Room

The Drunken Dartboard

A couple of Christmases ago, I found a Sons of Anarchy dartboard in one of those shops that sells cult TV show paraphernalia.  I bought it for Soldier Boy because he’s an avid fan of the show and we had recently refinished the basement of our house so we actually had space to play darts.  But because … More The Drunken Dartboard