• Personal Finance
  • The cost of our life

    A few friends and acquaintances have asked me how we’ve been able to afford the massive lifestyle change we’ve undertaken. Did we receive an inheritance? Were living expenses in Nova Scotia THAT much cheaper than Alberta? Because I find talking about money fascinating (hence having written two personal finance books), I thought I’d share exactly […]

  • The Old Ten Spot
  • The kitchen: in progress

    Back around Christmas time I started to get a little nervous about how I’d handle the kitchen in the new house. After all, I was going from gorgeous to gross. Literally only one person at a time could fit in the new kitchen, there was no storage and it felt dirty even after being scrubbed. […]