Minimalism – Not a new trend, but a lifestyle change

I was introduced to the concept of minimalism by watching the fantastic documentary Minimalism: A Documentary About the Important Things on Netflix by Ryan Nicodemus and Joshua Millburn. If you haven’t had the opportunity to watch it, I highly recommend you do. Take a moment and look around you. Within 10 feet of you in…

“Collect Moments, Not Things”

I’m not going to do the normal spiel about how long it’s been since the last post, I’ll get better about it, blah blah blah. Life has been busy lately. I just haven’t had the time to sit down and write. The older I’m getting, the more I am beginning to prioritize my life for…

Family Life

I’ve strayed a little bit from the original intentions of this blog. I’m going to get back on track a bit this week and talk about our family life over the last two months. Bud has officially started preschool as of last week and he took to it right away. Day 1 – lots of…

The cost of having children…

I remember in school when they teach you about being an adult and having children they would always reference the “annual cost to have a child”. It’s usually around $275,842,012.03, give or take a few hundred depending on how needy your child is, roughly of course. I’ve come to realize it’s all a big scare…