Island Lupins

Lupins are a PEI thing. Yes, in Europe they’re planted in gardens but here? Here they grow wild in ditches and create beautiful landscapes through late June and early July. Lupinus polyphyllus are considered an invasive species here (good, or bad, depends on the opinion-giver and substantiation) however, while Lupinus perrenis is native to NorthContinue reading “Island Lupins”

Home-made orange cleaner

I’ve made this stuff before, I think I may have also blogged about it? My archives need a clean-up but I’ll see if I can dig up that info later. I can’t find the post right now. Way back when I lived in the littlest house  I made this cleaning vinegar but a) I didntContinue reading “Home-made orange cleaner”

2019 wrap up + 2020 goals

As we’re about to hit the second month of 2020, I suppose it’s time I review my 2019 goals! I didn’t set many goals for 2019, my singular goal was to increase my passive income and networth. At the end of 2018 this is how things looked: As you can see, at $273 a monthContinue reading “2019 wrap up + 2020 goals”

2 months after Day 1: Barista-Fi/RE’d .

I updated the title to this article a couple of days after posting it. On April 29 I basically Barista Fi/Re’d. Here are some observations about that! Before I dig in, I also wanted to share an older Jason Fieber article, I meant to add that in a while ago and it is appropriate here;Continue reading “2 months after Day 1: Barista-Fi/RE’d .”

Last December I put an appliance on a payment plan… Hello, new me!

The picture gives it away, YES! I bought a Vitamix!! Note: This post shall not contain any affiliate links or other Vitamix shilling 😉 (unlike ever.single.other.blog I came across trying to research the models they have!). I have been wanting one, DROOLING, over one of these things for years… probably a decade.. like my entireContinue reading “Last December I put an appliance on a payment plan… Hello, new me!”

Wednesday: Red Rock Canyon, Las Vegas

I spammed a ton of these photos on Instagram already as we visited Red Rock Canyon back in January. This place is so amazingly beautiful, if you have a chance to scramble it, do it! It was our second time visiting Vegas and we had an America The Beautiful annual pass again so we tookContinue reading “Wednesday: Red Rock Canyon, Las Vegas”

Accepting who you are.

Getting yourself together financially, emotionally, physically is hard. Sometimes I receive comments from people that read this blog that really make me stand still and think at time when I’m feeling less than cheerful. Between my struggles over the past year, getting my shit together financially, trying to finish my degree and generally juggling lifeContinue reading “Accepting who you are.”