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Let's Be Poor - Part II

Your reactions to Part I landed in one of two camps: Most readers remembered fondly their own youthful creativity when funds were thin, while a few wondered why the hell I’d even contemplate this at all. 682 more words


Unfeathering the Nest

When I was very young I loved it when I would come home from school and my mother had rearranged my bedroom.  I loved decorations and furnishings even early on.  744 more words

Farmgirl Decorating

This box went everywhere with me

On April 28 I gave my king-sized bed away to a stranger, and for the next fifty-five nights I slept on the beds and couches of family, friends and a few hotel chains. 554 more words


Shipping our gear to Florida

This morning we drove from our home in Ottawa, Canada to Ogdensburg, NY. Our goal was to ship eleven boxes to our boat in Bradenton, Florida. 219 more words


Quick Update on my June 2015 "Stuff" Challenge

I can’t believe how much stuff I’ve gotten rid of so easily, and also how much more I can still part with and not even miss it! 276 more words


Jack Link's Shrinks: Beef Jerky Downsized

On a recent trip to Target, Jack Link’s made us as mad as a bull- pun intended. See why, below. (Click to enlarge.)

We reached out to Jack Link’s for comment on their beef jerky downsizing, but so far, we have not yet received a response. 212 more words


Tiny Home. Big Move.

Yippee! I’ve been waiting to say this for the longest time now: the tiny house is finished and was moved on Tuesday. After an extra few days on trim work, we finally wrapped things up and got that sucker hooked to my truck. 355 more words