Life and Goals

7 Reasons Why I Chose Minimalism

I chose minimalism years ago, long before I even knew there was a name for it. But it was a very slow approach at first. Then I read a book, adventures in life often begin with a book! This book taught me that it was possible to simplify to a minimum, our minimum, everything we […]

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Life and Goals

The SageOnEarth 12 days of Christmas!

12 days of Christmas is a fun way to take some slow time during the holidays. Christmas time with real people In this festive time of the year, let’s keep it simple. The most important is to spend time with your loved ones, that’s why I will dare use my last year’s posts about slow living […]

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Life and Goals

16 Boxes: How We Move Overseas

To speak the truth, I’ve been postponing this post again and again. I wanted to find a fun and exciting way to talk about our minimalist move abroad. Well, in the end, I don’t think there’s a fun way to tell about moving. Moving is dull, stressing and tiring. It’s now been three months since we […]

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Life and Goals

How to Make an Eco-friendly Christmas Tree

Christmas tree time is just around the corner so, About our Christmas tree: Years ago we were tired of watching a tree drying in our living-room each year faster and faster. In Canada, it’s sometimes difficult to find the very much beloved Nordmann (who happens to dry keeping his needles strongly) we were used to […]

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Life and Goals | Voyages

10 Things to Pack for a Cabin Getaway

This time of the year is perfect for cabin getaways. In Canada, we call them so, but in Europe, it will be more like a “countryside retreat” or “escape.” Nevertheless, these getaways have a common point: they imply nature, therefore you’ll find them in the middle of nowhere. Even when packing light you have to […]

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Life and Goals | Voyages

Great News: You Can Slow Travel From Home!

In my last post, I explained how much I love travelling during September and October, but the truth is we haven’t done it that much since our kids started school. Except for last year because England happens to enjoy many school breaks, especially some in October. Before that and from now, we always try to […]

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Life and Goals

Why I am not ready to go back to school yet

No, I’m not ready to go “Back To School”!!! It’s been a busy summer For a start we spent 8 weeks on the roads, sleeping in Airbnbs and hotels. We moved overseas, again, with only precisely 21 days to get everything ready. We moved in and settled everything in the apartment for our children to […]

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