Category: Montreal

Apartment Living, Mother Nature’s Ice Box And A New Fridge :)

Hey all. I hope your week has been an enjoyable one. This post is kind of a hodgepodge of thoughts but related around one common theme, my new fridge! As many of you know, I live in a relatively small Montreal apartment that suits my needs perfectly. I have even turned the small storage room

Wordless Wednesday – Out And About :)

Hey everyone and welcome to another Wordless Wednesday post. I hope you are all well and that your week is going wonderfully well as well (just wanted to see how many “wells” I could place in a sentence A few days ago I took a long walk around my ‘hood and I thought I’d share

Wordless Wednesday-ish: Teach Your Children Well :)

Hey everyone, I hope all is well. This post is kinda like a Wordless Wednesday except there are actually some words, hence the suffix “-ish” A few weeks ago, I wrote a post titled “Urban Gardening In The Big City – Montreal And Beyond!” which basically discussed a variety of ways one could grow their

Wordless Wednesday: Autumn Simple!

Hey everyone. I hope you’re all doing well. I’ve been taking a bunch of pictures lately around my ‘hood and thought I’d share some of them with you. Hope ya enjoy As usual, I’d love to read your thoughts on this topic so please, keep the conversation flowing by adding a comment below. OH…and I’m

Small Town Living In The Big City!!

Hey everyone, I hope you all had a truly wonderful and simple weekend I am now feeling my usual self – after battling a cold – and I am raring to write…so here we go! Way back in the day – before I began following the tenets of voluntary simplicity – I remember wishing for

Simple Pleasures: Personal Green Space!

Hey everyone. I hope you are all well I am feeling better, and while not 100% yet, getting there day by day! I just wanted to take a moment today to write a Simple Pleasures post on the sometimes not so simple act of enjoying one’s own green space. This summer, I had the opportunity

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

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

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

Small Space Living Within Small Space Living!

Hey guys and gals. I hope you are all doing well and enjoying this most beautiful weather…at least it’s beautiful where I live in Eastern Canada and I hope it is where you reside as well! It’s been rather busy for me these past few weeks as I have two important concerts coming up in