Tag Archives: freedom

How the old feels new…

Usually, Labor Day week-end brings with it a certain sting to the heart. The time when summer is over, the hustle and bustle of day-to-day life resumes and for the last 2 years, school was officially upon us. So I’m … Continue reading

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Living in a small house and the beginning of our quest towards minimal living.

When we bought our home, there were 3 of us. Little Miss was 13 months old and we bought our home on a whim. We were happily living in the city, in a large condo style apartment with all the … Continue reading

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Our Homestead – The start of a new adventure!

As I’ve mentioned before, my husband and I have decided that I would not be returning to work after my maternity leave which ended June 28th. The main reason for me staying home is of course to spend more time … Continue reading

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{ This moment }

{ This moment } – A Friday ritual. A single photo – no words – capturing a moment from the week. A simple, special, extraordinary moment. A moment I want to pause, savor and remember.  If you’re inspired to do the same, leave … Continue reading

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Aiming for a simple life – A few big steps

“Be content with what you have; rejoice in the way things are. When you realize there is nothing lacking, the whole world belongs to you.” – Lao Tzu We have been on a road of our choosing now for several … Continue reading

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Get messy!

Little soap box moment, I hope you’ll jump in with me. I don’t know about you, but when I was a kid, getting messy was part of growing up… I have vague memories of eating dirt and playing with my … Continue reading

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