Tiny house plans

Me and Mr LIL have been busy with the next step in our big picture plan: building a tiny house! It all started with a discussion about wanting to have a garden to grow food in. Both me and Mr LIL are as you know outdoorsy people and while we love our apartment both of …

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Apples galore

We stopped by my brother and his girlfriend’s house last weekend to help them harvest their apples. Even though it has barely rained since April they had lots of apples on their three apple trees. They wanted to harvest as many as possible because they are going to make apple juice from them. As a …

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Financial Update #2

Me and Mr LIL are on a journey towards financial independence (read more on my frugality page). I love tracking progress therefore calculate how much of our goal we have reached every month and I post about it on the blog three times a year (read our first financial update from May here). At this point …

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Do it yourself part 1

Most people think of building/fixing physical things when you say do it yourself or DIY but I’ve come to think of the term in a much broader context. There are so many areas of life that you rely on expert services to help you with different issues, tasks or problems that you might have. In …

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We’re engaged!!

Mr LIL surprised me with a marriage proposal while we were away on our hiking trip! That he wanted to marry me wasn’t a huge surprise but the timing was! I was thinking maybe next year or the year after that so I wasn’t expecting it at all. I am super happy and excited and …

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