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A blog about mindful living, health, parenting and money.

Rational Reflections on Society from a Pro-Vaccine, Unvaccinated Person (by Reggie)
2021-11-21 13:24 Rational Reflections on Society from a Pro-Vaccine, Unvaccinated Person   “When the pandemic finally ends because removing the unvaccinated from society was the panacea, I'll eat my hat.” I...
At Home Kids Reading Challenge (by Danielle)
2021-11-04 19:33 A few months ago, our local library hosted a book reading contest for kids under 12. Our kids Caleb, 7 and Mia, 5 decided they wanted to participate for the chance to win a prize. At the end of the contest...
Mindful Family Fall Projects
2021-10-21 09:49 We have been very productive with all our projects these last few weeks so I have lots of updates to share. I liked the format of my last post so I will do the same today in order to provide an update on what we hav...
Off-Grid Update
2021-09-28 17:28 It’s been a busy month. We moved to our new property and have been working hard to create our new off-grid lifestyle. There are a lot of moving pieces in our projects. Along with our full-time homeschooling cu...
Mindful Family Update (by Reggie)
2021-08-17 14:31 Mindful Family Update   As expected with a typical summer, we have been busy.  Although I have many ideas and subjects I want to write about, it has been hard to find the time to write blog articles. Tod...
Spending Summary - 3 Months of Full-Time RV Living (by Reggie)
2021-08-06 07:51 As you all know, we keep track of all of our expenses. At the end of every month, I input all the expenses from our credit cards, bank accounts and cash purchases into a spreadsheet. As discussed in my book, we do t...
Quick, Easy, and Inexpensive Camping Meal Ideas (by Reggie)
2021-07-13 07:48   Living on the road has meant that we had to get used to cooking in a very small kitchen and limiting the complexities of our meals. But we still try to have a diverse meal plan each week and try to keep it...
RV Travels Update: Back to Northern Ontario (by Reggie)
2021-07-04 19:10 After our last update we started our long and slow journey back to Northern Ontario. We started with a long driving day to cross most of Alberta and get to Dinosaur Provincial Park. But while crossing Calgary we enc...
RV Travels Update: The Rockies Part 2 (by Reggie)
2021-06-21 14:24 Part 2 of our adventure in the Canadian Rockies started with a drive along the famous Icefield Parkway. The 230km route is known for its wildlife and its scenery across the rugged landscape of the Rockies. We saw sn...
The Logistics of Living in an RV Full-Time (by Reggie)
2021-06-17 14:27 The Logistics of Living in an RV Full-Time   It’s officially been two months now that we live in our new home. As you might expect, there are a lot of things to plan for while living full-time on t...
RV Travels Update: The Rockies Part 1 (by Reggie)
2021-06-13 07:26 **A quick note before this week's update. I’ve received many emails from readers and I’m always happy to get them and answer any questions anyone may have. But I believe some of my replies may someti...
Being Present (by Danielle)
2021-06-08 16:27 After I had my first child, I started reading books about being present and awakening. One of my goals became to fully live in the present. Not worry about the future or dwell on the past, and to try to let go of th...
Southern Alberta: The West is Best (by Reggie)
2021-06-04 08:00 Our trip has so far been in the perfect order. Every destination ends up beating the previous one. The weather warming up definitely helps as well. We really enjoyed seeing Northwestern Ontario and then loved Saskat...
Saskatchewan: Nice scenery, nice people, lots of wildlife and playgrounds but terrible roads (by Reggie)
2021-05-30 07:20 *This is an update on our Western Canada camping trip. Check out the first update here.    We liked Saskatchewan a lot more than we expected. Originally, we were only supposed to stay in this province fo...
Did you squat today? (By Danielle)
2021-05-27 08:01 Now that we are living on the road, I’ve had to start getting more creative with my workouts. The only equipment I brought with me is a set of resistance bands because they are lightweight and compact. I reall...
West Coast Trip Day 1-5: Travelling Back in Time to When Camping was Legal and Fully open (by Reggie)
2021-05-24 08:00 So as many will know, we took off for a West Coast camping trip this week. We have been planning this trip since early 2020 and had to skip it last year due to the uncertainties around the COVID-19 pandemic. We had ...
Moosomin Regional Park in Moosomin, Saskatchewan
2021-05-22 12:28 Date Visited: May 2021   At Moosomin Regional Park in Moosomin, Saskatchewan we stayed on lot #432, the nearest lot to one of the playground. We found this campground last minute when we decided to cross Manit...
One month of living in the RV (by Reggie)
2021-05-18 12:15 It’s been one month since we started living full-time in the motorhome. It’s gone pretty good so far. We’ve been pretty busy lately and haven’t had enough free time to post regularly.  I...
Our new RV life (by Danielle)
2021-04-21 08:06 Well, we did it!   We’ve been really busy lately. We were tired of having to stay at home, so we decided to sell our home. Kidding, not kidding. We’ve considered doing this for over a year now and...
Interview on the Explore FI Canada Podcast
2021-04-19 09:02 Reggie was recently interviewed on the Explore FI podcast. Check out the episode for a great conversaton on the benefits of early retirement, the Canada Child Benefit and RESPs.      https://e...
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