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 […]

When we took a vacation in Virginia, the first place we went to was the Civil War Museum to teach the boys some history, located in New Market.  The tickets were good for seven days.  We went there when we arrived to the state, and then again the following morning to finish up.  I think […]