Tag Archives: simplicity

Days getting shorter, time slowing down

As we get closer to the Winter Solstice, we’ve noticed something strange. Time seems to be slowing down. This will be our first year celebrating the shortest day, the first year we will mark this passage of the seasons, the … 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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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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Spring cooking – Sea salt, cracked pepper and Parmesan roasted asparagus

I’m thinking it’s not just me, but after a long winter of canned and frozen foods, grocery store imports and over priced produce, spring brings out the purist in me. The moment spring delivers┬áthe first fresh garden treasures, I have … Continue reading

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