Productivity

Rest is Not “Unproductive”

Rest is Not “Unproductive”

I have problems with giving myself some slack when I'm not feeling well.  I have Fibromyalgia and it sometimes gets the better of me. Today (April 1, 2021) was a particularly damp and chilly day, which is almost always a recipe for trouble.  My aches and pains get...

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Rustic Dining Room Project

We’ve had our dining room set since around the time we got married in 1999. We had been to the furniture store and picked out the table, intending to save up and purchase it.  Hubby, however, surprised me by taking time off work to go get the set a few days later and...

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Planning for Less Trash

I just heard a piece on CBC Radio One about Tippi Thole and her TinyTrashcan.com site, where she shares how to decrease your waste.   I love her site - so many resources for me to use to find ways to decrease our household waste.  We already compost and...

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A Minimal Christmas

Since we are down to only one kid living at home, we figured this year would be the year we make a conscious decision to NOT go overboard with Christmas decorations or gifts. I've mostly kept to what we have on hand, but did splurge at Dollarama and picked up 6...

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12 Cheap and Easy Tips for Reducing Your Waste

As we journey toward a more minimalist life, I've been learning about how to reduce our impact on our environment and within our own home. Here is a video from Exploring Alternatives with 12 Cheap & Easy Tips for Reducing Your Waste. I hope you find this video...

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