Mindfulness · Tiny Living

Evacuation Fatigue- Hurricane Florence

We are now on day five of being evacuated from our home in Beaufort, NC, due to Hurricane Florence. Fortunately, we have family who live in the NC Triangle area, so we were more fortunate than others who had to go to shelters under the mandatory evacuation. It has been a scary few days as… Continue reading Evacuation Fatigue- Hurricane Florence

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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

Caribbean · Mindfulness · Tiny Living · wanderlust

When Jimmy Buffett Songs Take On A New Meaning

I (Shannon) have been a Jimmy Buffett fan since high school. I didn't go full-fledged "Parrothead" until college. Once I went to my first Margaritaville (in Key West), I knew that the Parrothead lifestyle was for me. I spent the next few years listening to his music, going to his concerts, reading his books (there… Continue reading When Jimmy Buffett Songs Take On A New Meaning

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