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Embracing Thrift Part I

In my first year of college I lived with a family as a nanny and I got free rent. I worked two days a week in a bakery and got to eat lots of delicious free or nearly free food.   609 more words

Buy Nothing Year


Here’s to stating the obvious…it’s the last week of April.

For some reason it feels like this months has gone by way too fast. So fast, I really haven’t thought about next month. 662 more words

Practicing Mindfulness

April’s theme is “things I would rather spend money on instead of _________________”. For me it’s student loans, which fits right in with goal #10 for 2016- become debt free! 359 more words


Insta Guru Mama: Selling spirituality to mothers.

When I was younger I started on my spiritual journey. Learning to meditate, do yoga, participating in satsungs. I even lived on an Ashram for a while. 1,013 more words

Mom Life

Making an Old Bike New

After a year of riding a fancy bike that I was too scared to bring into the rain, dirt, or leave locked up outside a store, I figured it was time to build a steel frame bike that I could abuse a bit more and not worry so much about. 1,832 more words


I Am Hardly Original

My idea that our family do a buy nothing year was certainly not an original one. I realize it is something that has been brewing over many years of reading news stories and blogs and consuming online videos and tweets. 394 more words

Live Better

new month, new goals

April is here and so is the snow! So I guess yard clean up is going to have to wait for a couple weeks…but that’s Canadian weather for you. 310 more words