I've been riding my bicycle to work for the past three years now, and have found several hidden benefits. We're going to get into how I started this fun little habit, and share all about how easy biking to work truly can be.More and more metropolitan areas are investing in bike-friendly paths and shared streets. There's a clear trend towards more green and healthy means of … [Read more...] about Biking to Work: For Health, Money, and the Environment
Minimalism and Sustainable Living
The benefits of minimalism are countless. A smaller house and a small car (or no car!) are just tips of the iceberg. Learn how a life with less things can improve your focus, save you a ton of money, and help you focus on people and relationships over material possessions. You might just save the planet in the process!
A few years out of college I had my mind made up that I would buy an SUV. Not that I needed an SUV, as I had smooth-paved roads where I lived, plus I didn't need any hauling capacity. I just thought SUVs were cool. Let's explore a little about why small cars are better than big ones.Back in the mid-90s, gas was pretty cheap, cheaper than today even. If I remember right, a … [Read more...] about Why Small Cars Are Better Than Big Cars
Back in the late fall of 2012, we learned we would become parents of boy/girl twins. Exhilarating days for us. Magical. We were far from thinking about the advantages of downsizing back then. We wanted to upsize! Soon we would come to appreciate why small houses are better, even for a growing family...Ever hectic days and weeks of preparing to double-size our family … [Read more...] about Small House vs Big House: Why Smaller Houses Win Every Time