This picture of my uncle is probably my favourite photo of all time; it evokes such a feeling of joy and childhood nostalgia. My mom recently sent me a bunch of old photos from their homesteading days, and it has me reflecting on where my desire to live simply comes from, and whether someone who […]
We live in a world of microwaves, electric coffee pots, T.V.’s and cell phones, but that doesn’t mean we have to use everything at our disposal. In my home, I’m always looking for the simpler side of things and try to reach for things that will keep me separated from the modern world as much […]
My name is Carol, and I’m a not so crunchy homesteader, and that’s okay!
We are killing ourselves out there, working long hours to pay people for things we can – and should – do ourselves. Here are 10 reasons that will convince you to slow down and simplify.
Just six short years ago we were running the same rat race many Americans are today. We were working 60 hour weeks, trying to pay for things we didn’t need. A big house, too many cars, and large credit card debt resulting from the must-have mentality we were living by.
Whenever I say “yes” to one thing I have to say “no” to another. This year I’m saying no to say yes. Will you join me in saying yes to to the important?