While homeschoolers are known for not ever having snow days, such as my boys. Sometimes I let them have their time to just dream.  I took these photos back in January with our first heavy snow of the new year.  They spent about an hour just watching the snow.  I was amazed at how content […]

China has always fascinated me.  The music is beautiful, some of the folklore is so unique, and I used to love watching Kung Fu movies like Fearless Kung Fu Elements (it is so bad, after watching it 25+ years later). The problem is that I never was taught about the history of China as a […]

I had been hoping to go back to Jockey Hollow and the Wick House for a few years to show my sons, since I went there for a field trip when I was in third grade and it seriously changed my life (it inspired my minimalism, which I have mentioned in the past). One of […]

I completed my resolutions for 2017 as well as for 2016 in this year alone.  It was quite productive.  Therefore we had a great year!  Tell me your resolutions/goals for the coming year! I quilted a lot (still have to post a few of them on here) I started running I completed my first full […]

W aka W – Two Worlds (2016) 4.25 stars starring: Lee Jung-suk, Han Hyo-joo, Jung Yoo-jin, Lee Tae-hwan, Kim Eui-sung I had been wanting to watch this since it was being released and did not know why I delayed to do so.  It was so interesting!  The show starts us out in a story about a […]

When living in a small home, how am I able to make space for much of anything?? The apartment we lived in before was slightly larger than where we live now (and was a one bedroom apt, while we are now in a smaller place with two bedrooms).  We could not fit our large wooden […]

Did you expect me to give you a list of things to buy?  I’m a minimalist and try not to buy anything unless I need it to survive or it is something I know I am going to use a lot.  But enough about stuff, let’s get into what are definite must-haves to have a […]