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Self-Sufficiency: what brews when you stop owing people money

Christmas is almost here, which means it’s almost past, which means it’s almost time to plan my garden! <3

I’ve always been pretty down to earth. 895 more words

Vancouver living

One Saturday in late November, after more than a month of almost daily rainfall in which I somehow managed to buy and loose three umbrellas, it finally happens: The sun is shining even though it is a weekend. 1,280 more words

Working Holiday

London On A Budget

Some assume that…

traveling is impossible due to the crazy costs of accommodations and so forth. However, after being a tired, broke, and (often) hungry college student, I have learned the tricks of the trade when it comes to penny pinching in London. 265 more words


That Hostel Life

I love hostels. Really, I do. As I write this I’m sitting at a hostel in Tokomaru Bay called Stranded In Paradise. From my spot on the front porch I can see the entire bay and into the Pacific Ocean beyond. 769 more words

New Zealand

Nusa Lembongan, Bali: A Quiet Little Piece of Heaven

Although we loved Seminyak right off the bat – we can only take touristy and busy places for so long. After our fix of feeling catered to for a bit, it was time to move on to a place we felt out of our element again. 875 more words


Seminyak, Bali: A Welcomed Tourist Trap

At last we arrived in Bali! After a horrific and miserable flight from Kuala Lumpur we finally made it to the island we’d only seen or heard about in movies. 1,029 more words


Dollar Tree Haul

Here’s a little video on my Dollar Tree Haul and some of the things you can purchase there that are surprisingly good.

What’s your favorite Dollar Tree buy?   10 more words

Keeping It Cheap