Going Paper Towel-Less| My 1 Month Challenge

Here is the plain and simple……….I use WAY too many paper towels! I know it’s bad, I know it’s terrible for the environment but they are just so darn convenient. I am slowly trying to simplify our life (without too much shock) and paper towels have been on my list of things to try and…

Hardest Part of Life: Being Patient

Just hurry up and wait. The hardest thing I struggle with is having patience. It is my number one arch nemesis, I constantly want to get to my next goal, achievement or step in life but when it doesn’t happen right away I get discouraged and lose sight of my desired future. I so desperately…

Why I Have Re-Named By Blog

Well here we go…….my head and my heart have decided to shift and I have decided to rename my blog to: Worthy Living. We have had a busy summer and I have been doing a lot of research on early 20th century homesteading here in Canada. I have learned some fascinating things and read many…

Can you Farm on 1 Acre?

After a recent shift in Mr. Worthy’s employment future (major slow down of service work) he is feeling inspired to start his own plumbing company. He would be amazing as an entrepreneur because he has the people skills and the drive to get it off the ground and I would be an asset for all…

Chocolate Chip Banana Bread: Homemade & Super Easy

Gone are the days of grabbing that box of prepackaged, glucose-fructose laden snacks that used to be in my pantry. Since I quit the rat race of corporate life, I am home all the time and with that I have the time to make our “quick grab” snacks for school, road trips etc. I am…

How to Leave the Rat Race: The 7 Steps I Took

Get up, rush to get ready, then rush to get your child ready and fed, then rush to get child to day care, then rush to work in a ridiculous commute, then work 8-9 hours constantly feeling unfulfilled, then rush to pick up your child, then rush to get home, rush to make dinner, get…

Why I Started a Blog

My husband Brian and I started to get to that “have it all” stage and then we said to ourselves “now what?”. We had extremely busy lives working 40+ hours a week making someone else wealthy, had a beautiful house, 1 child and another on the way, lots of friends and hobbies and yet we…

What Is Homesteading?

I figure our very first post might as well answer that looming question of: What is Homesteading? It is a great question, and I have been asking myself this question a lot to try and really define it. But the truth is, the only question that really matters is: what is homesteading TO YOU? If…