Love from the Inside Out

Time for some Valentine’s Day-themed pondering.   This time of year is particularly special for me because Chris and I made our marriage pledges the day before Valentine’s Day, and because it’s also the anniversary of when I took my first, real steps to create my freedom lifestyle. Several precious, game-changing events are anchored for me at this time of …

My Living Lightly Haven

I’ve always been interested in conserving resources where I can, including water, and recycling + reusing containers for example.  And I remember when we were growing up, mum would always pop along to the second-hand store, scouting for deals on things that were beyond her budget to buy direct from the retail store. I had the exquisite pleasure of experiencing …

Time to Pay it Forward

As you know I’m passionate about Living Lightly, and one way I see this concept being most valuable in a practical sense is by finding ways that pay it forward… …Meaning paying forward to others the blessings I’ve received, in ways that are intentional and impactful. I’ve previously talked about paying it forward with things like recycling; selecting clean, green …

Living Lightly As A Globe-Trotter

It’s fab to be here in Invercargill, in NZ’s South Island; such a beautiful place.  I’ve been walking in the mornings along with a local chain of parks, which gives me a hint of the wildlife and plenty of fresh air. Connecting with the nature around me brings to mind this week’s topic – living lightly. Living lightly is part …

Falling In Love Again

  Have you ever known that something is beneficial yet still struggle to do it? I can relate.  We often know the things that are good to do and apply in our lives; yet sometimes doubt creeps in or we just get out of the habit. It can happen in any area of lives. Whilst we may know that doing …