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Sweet Sticky Rice with Mango

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Consumerism

Many who have followed me for a while, have likely noticed that my posts are sporadic at best. It wasn’t always like this, but of late, it has been more the norm. I love to create the things that I … Continue reading

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Change

For decades now, the planet has taken a back step to profits & the greed of many, a sad but true reality. I wish that all leaders woke up to the fact that our choices as a society are destroying … Continue reading

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New Focus

This website has gone through a few changes over the years. Initially it started as a site that just G & I had, where I would blog about what was happening & keep track of our travels & some of … Continue reading

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Sustainability

Part of the inspiration to share more about our journey, came from the kids, who were quite despondent a few months back when they observed others not caring for the environment in the same way that we do. New York … Continue reading

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Waste

Our trip to NYC in May was lovely, but I have always found the waste in NYC & surrounds confronting, so much is tossed without a care, or so it seems & we didn’t really see anything that sorted, ie … Continue reading

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No plastic bags?!? What sorcery is this?

In between the posts on my social feeds, about the current occupation in Ottawa, there are a number of local pages with posts expressing frustration about a lack of plastic bags when shopping. Apparently, our local Walmart has decided to … Continue reading

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Sewing

I’ve been teaching my kids to sew for a while, little things & mostly on my sewing machine. Around Christmas I bought a Singer sewing machine for the kidlets (Singer Stylist 7258). It’s not too bad a machine, unfortunately, it … Continue reading

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We bought a boat!!!

It’s official! We bought a boat! What an upgrade! We’ve never really seen ourselves as owning a sailboat of our own, but here we are, amazing given about a year ago G had his wages cut & we were genuinely … Continue reading

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