Cabin Renovation: Simple Green Living

Thirty years ago my husband and I were city dwellers still spending most of our time working  for someone else.  Then we made a life changing decision, a decision to make our simple dream come true.  We moved to where we wanted to live,  purchased a home, committed to voluntary simplicity and built our own…

Simple Dreams

I  woke up from a dream and realized I am living my dream — I am my dream. I made the choice to realize my dream one day at a time long ago.  Simplifying my life led to leaving life in the city and moving to the islands.  Here I happily remain valuing how precious…

Simple Living: When Less is More

Choosing to live the simple life involves severing attachment to things, clearing clutter from your mind and premises, and  replenishing mindfully. Frugal living is making do with what you have.  Simple living is about  learning how to do more for yourself.  Conscious living is  choosing to have less impact on the planet.

Getting stuffed and decluttering

This winter we inherited even more stuff than the stuff we have eliminated in the last 6 years.  Our ongoing attempts to remain minimalist materialists and assume a lifestyle commensurate with conscious living means constant pruning, purging and donating. But this winter we found ourselves as owners of lots of boxes of second hand stuff,…