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Where does your money live?

Where Does Your Money Live?

I have a fabulous leather wallet from Italy that answered the above question “Where Does Your Money Live?”   My wallet answered with a resounding loud and clear:  “not in here”!  Can you and your wallet relate? Living in my larger home, a little over 80% of my net income went to pay the ‘rent’. … Read more

Photo Friday – See The Light!

Photo’s.  See the Light!  So beautiful as the light rises and sets! As the Sun Sets The Moon Rises Clouds and Sun Co-Exist     Take The Time To Breathe and Watch The Sunset S Watch Until The Last Rays of Light “If  you will stop to see the light, you will be in the … Read more

Smaller Home Kitchen In Need Of A Cook-Top

Oven, No Cook-Top Oven Yes – Cook-Top No When I recently moved into my smaller home, I was without an oven and a cook-top. Being a Baker, I resolved the oven issue first. This left me with the problem of solving not having a cook-top. You see besides being a Baker, I am a top-notch … Read more

Baker, Tiny Home Kitchen, No Oven, Yikes!

My Smaller Kitchen, No Oven A baker, going into a smaller home kitchen, no problem. No oven in the smaller home kitchen, a baker, this is now a problem. Simply need to come up with a creative solution. There is some counter space, perhaps a counter top oven? Begin research. Realize that a counter top … Read more

The Size Of Ice Cream, Defining a Minimalist?

I love simple pleasures – I’ve discovered Haagen-Dazs’ white chocolate raspberry truffle ice cream.  Yummm!  Perhaps Minimalist size? Puzzled Recently at the grocery store on the frozen aisle, another shopper said to me – “I recognize you”.  They continued to say “I couldn’t be a minimalist like you.”  I’m sure I looked a little surprised- … Read more

Dyson V6 Cordless Vacuum – Perfect Size…

I had a full-size Dyson in the day of two Alaskan Malamutes and this was the only vacuum that could handle all the fur.  When I sold almost all of my belongings in going ‘smaller’, I was sad to let my full-size Dyson go.  After a month of being in my new smaller home and … Read more

Listen

Simply Listen

In January 2015, when I was just beginning to formulate my idea of living smaller, moving back into the country onto 15 acres, I decided to take a walk on that very land.  I’ve always loved nature and decided I needed a quiet place to go.  Needing to be mindful at the moment.  Wanting to … Read more

Smaller Home Storage Solutions

Smaller Home Storage Solutions give our inner creative being a time to shine. I’ve been studying everything about smaller living.  On the ‘Tiny Home’ shows, they talk about storage going up the height of the walls, under staircases, etc. In my fabulous Motor Coach style smaller home, I don’t have the climbing wall height as … Read more