Downsizing

Downsizing doesn’t have to be about minimalism and owning nothing. In our book it is about simplifying your life. Making certain all the things you have have meaning to you, are made use of and that you remember where they came from.

How to live healthy on 50 a week at PumpjackPiddlewick

Whether you wish to have a life that is debt free or wish to save money for something particular, from a small gift to a house, the tactic is the same. The simple (and rather off-putting) answer is spend less than you bring in.  For us, that limited us toRead More →

What is frugality today at PumpjackPiddlewick

The concept of frugality has been on my mind of lot lately. Not really surprising in these current days. Not just because of the need ourselves to be frugal as the on-going pandemic affects our income, but more so seeing the inventiveness of others is inspiring. Sometimes even jaw droppinglyRead More →

Downsizing - where to start? We say with the fridge at PumpjackPiddlewick

I love downsizing. I love going through my things and getting rid of any thing I can. There is something so very therapeutic about it, like a weight cast off your shoulders. Some of the items I give away, some I sell. It depends on the item. But where doRead More →

International Travel Minimalist Packing with Pumpjack Piddlewick

Minimalist packing is all about planning not about how long you are going. I am off on a little adventure to the UsofA, leaving poor Pumpjack behind to take care of our animals. I have booked WOW airlines (a first), Paris to Boston via Iceland. Personally, if I can’t goRead More →