Protest!

As a self described (& described by others) hippe, and someone who generally has a lot of strong vocal opinions, people can be surprised that I’m not very politically engaged or much of a protester.  I care deeply about many causes, with animal and human rights being at the core of most of them; however,…

Review: Structube is the WORST

As I sit on my floor each night this will now just be a reminder of how badly I feel screwed. I’m trying not to cry but my anger is waning into sadness. It’s the new year and you want to feel like people are good and try to do the right thing. This wasn’t right, or fair, or kind. I’m sad.

The Giving Season

I have to say I LOVE Christmas, but I also DREAD it.  The season of giving is wonderful and overwhelming and I’ve found that only to be more so as I’ve had children.  My family loves to give… STUFF!  And more stuff!  When it was just myself and my partner in our tiny home that…

Dismantling the house of want

I was recently given heaps of hand me downs for my little Monkey. So much generosity that I was almost drowning in baby clothing. I sorted out the items that I liked and were useful, which was more than I’ll probably even be able to use before he outgrows it. This was the catalyst ‎for…

Yard sale dynamics!

I made an insane last minute decision the other week to host a yard sale. And then went completely crazy emptying every room in my house of unwanted or rarely used belongings. I talk more about that process in another post but this one is about the actual sale. I ended up doing two sales…