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8 House Sitting Questions with Rosaline Callaghan

Our next 8 House Sitting Questions were answered by Rosaline Callaghan, who is working on her own personal Irish house sitting adventure at With Irish roots, we have a soft spot for those in the Emerald Isle! Name: Rosaline Callaghan Hails From: Ireland Age: 56 Question #1. How/When did you become a house sitter? […]

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Full Frontal Nudity at a Turkish Bath in Vancouver

If you follow us regularly, you’ll know we love to experience new and fun stuff. We’re not so much “bucket list” people, heck, I don’t even have one. We just like to source out and experience unique things to do. And our most recent spa adventure at a Turkish Bath in Vancouver was exactly that. […]

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How Do You Deal With Moving Stress?

Are you moving? If you are, you’re probably suffering, or will suffer from moving stress at some point. Why? Because moving can be a stressful time…But there’s opportunity in that stress, and you can make it less stressful on yourself. Packing sucks. I’ll be honest, I hate it when it comes time to move house […]

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8 House Sitting Questions with Martin Gray

Our next guest on 8 House Sitting Questions might just have more experience than all our last participants put together! This month we’re featuring well-seasoned house sitter, Martin Gray, who is also the creator of these clever (and topic appropriate) t-shirts. Name: Martin Gray Question #1. How/When did you become a house sitter? June 2007 in […]

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How Do You Find Your Shangri-La?

Some people visit a town, city, country, or small hamlet and immediately fall in love. They have a “this is the place for me” moment and find their Shangri-La, their paradise, so to speak. We have friends in Panama that knew they’d found the town for them right away (they were/are also well traveled). Another […]

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The Minimalist Back to School Shopping Guide of Minimalism

It’s that time of year again, isn’t it? You go to a store and there’s back to school stuff stuffing the shelves of, well, everywhere! I think this gets most parents giddy with excitement though. In fact, I think local Liquor Stores would make a pretty penny using back to school advertising tactics to sell champagne, […]