Urban Gardening In The Big City – Montreal And Beyond!

Hey gals and guys. I hope all is going well with you all. As you all may know – for me – simplicity is all about independence from outside influences, whether they be a 9 to 5 Joe-job (no offense to Joe), manipulative advertising campaign, or impersonal big-box stores. And one of the main ways

Quit Wishing And Start Doing!

Hey everyone. I hope you all had a great weekend and that the coming days look just as great As I was browsing my Facebook feed this morning, I came across a beautiful photo of a warm and inviting cabin in the woods (picture below) complete with rolling stream. A definite dream home for many

Frugal Food Friday: A Taste Of India – Cheap And Simple Butter Chicken

Hey gals and guys, I hope you’re all well and getting ready to enjoy a peaceful and fruitful weekend! In the past, I have posted a few entries on saving money by cooking frugal meals that were both tasty and inexpensive – hence the frugal! Well, today I wanna start a weekly series titled Frugal

5 Simple Reasons Why I Am Happy To Be Car Free In Montreal

Hey everyone. I hope you are all enjoying your week and that life is slow and simple for y’all As the subject title states for this post, I am very happy to live a car-free life in Montreal. I don’t know about other cities, but it’s rather easy to live in Montreal, Quebec without a

Embracing Your Weirdness

Hey all. I hope everyone had a wonderful weekend and are now looking forward to a great week. In my most recent Simple Sunday post, I mentioned Kassandra, over at More Than Just Money, wrote a post titled Embrace Your Weirdness, where she talks about her personal traits that some find weird. At the end

Simple Sunday – 16

Hey everyone. I hope you are all enjoying a great and simple weekend. It’s dark and rainy where I live so I’m enjoying a nice cup of tea while reading through my favorite blogs It’s been a while since I wrote a Simple Sunday post as I have been on a summer slowdown, but I’m

A Simple Summer 2014 Farewell…For Now!

Hey guys and gals! I hope you all had a wonderful summer and are looking forward to a new season – autumn – and all that it promises. As I mentioned in a previous post, I decided to take most of the summer off to do absolutely nothing. I felt a slight need to recharge

Thrifty And Frugal Ways To Save Money During The Back To School Maelstrom!!

Hey everyone. Even though I am on a little sabbatical…I thought it prudent to repost the following article I wrote last year around this time…especially given the stats in this report by the Globe And Mail!! Take care all and see ya soon ——————- Hard to believe that it’s almost time for kids to pack

Simple Summer Slowdown!

Hey everyone. Thanks to those who have sent me emails asking if I was ok – you know who you are – I am indeed doing fine thank you. I’m just on summer slowdown and not doing much of anything save for a few nights a week at my Comedy Nest job and working on

The Selfish Act of Living a Simple Lifestyle!

Hey guys and gals. I hope you are all well and enjoying the beauty that is summer! It has been a busy few weeks for me but thankfully, things are beginning to slow down. The Comedy Festival is now over, as is the Jazz Festival, so things are returning back to my more “normal” routine,