biking · cycling · Mindfulness · Minimalism · Tiny Living

Cycle of Life

I (Gerry) have enjoyed cycling as far back a I can remember. As children, we started off on tiny 3-speeds, with long handlebars and seats, referred to as "spider bikes". Those with the slightly sunnier disposition may have used the term, "banana bikes". View from Shannon's cruiser- bike route sign in site I lived for… Continue reading Cycle of Life

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betty white · Minimalism · Tiny Living

Tiny Living and Hurricane Prep

When we first started contemplating tiny living, we knew we wanted to live on the coast, beside the ocean. Sounds like Heaven, am I right?! It is, until a Hurricane is threatening your little coastal town. Last week, there were some rumblings about a hurricane maybe hitting the NC coast, but remaining positive, I kept… Continue reading Tiny Living and Hurricane Prep

boats · Minimalism · road trips · Travel · wanderlust

NC Outer Banks- First Half

We have had our share of the outer banks as kids, and here and there as adults, but neither of us had actually, intentionally, driven and visited the entire outer banks. Now that we live on the NC Coast, we are so close to the ferry to Ocracoke, that our goal has now become more… Continue reading NC Outer Banks- First Half

betty white · furbabies · Minimalism · pets · Tiny Living

Betty White’s 8th Birthday

Betty White turns 8 today! Obviously, we are speaking about our Betty White, our pibble-mix rescue who is the light of our lives. We rescued her when she was just 6 months old. She came into our household joining our senior kitty (Wilson) and a senior pup (Pharrell) and was told from the beginning to… Continue reading Betty White’s 8th Birthday

conservation · Minimalism · sustainability · Tiny Living · upcycling · zero waste

Upcycling- Denim Jeans = Clothespin Bag

If I could somehow, bring forth the words in this blog post, to show the pride I have for myself right now, I would... but I cannot. It's just not possible. I have always wanted to be crafty. I used to scrapbook every single moment of our lives until the minimalist bug hit me and… Continue reading Upcycling- Denim Jeans = Clothespin Bag

Holidays · Minimalism · sustainability · Tiny Living · Vegan

Long Weekend- Sustainability Projects

Since minimizing, and going tiny, we have felt the need to be better about living a more sustainable lifestyle, reducing our carbon footprint, and using natural resources for our basic needs. There are many ways in which we can get better, and we have an ongoing list of projects to work on in that arena,… Continue reading Long Weekend- Sustainability Projects