• Rolls and Rolls of Toilet Paper
    Intentional Living,  Sustainable Life

    Say No to Plastic, Create a Plastic-Free Bathroom

    In honor of Plastic Free July, I and fellow bloggers joined together to bring you this post on how to pursue a plastic-free bathroom. Take a minute, go to your bathroom, and look around. How much plastic do you see? Even worse how much single-use plastic do you see? More than likely your eyes will fall on plastic toothbrushes, plastic shampoo bottles, make-up in plastic tubes, plastic razors, etc. We surround ourselves each morning with plastic everywhere. Let's see how we can do better. It's really not hard and together, we can make the world a better place (and our bathroom too!)

  • Retire In France?
    Expat and Inspiring Tales

    Retiring in France? A Romantic Pipedream or Possibility?

    Has France Crossed Your Expat Radar? The mention of France for many conjures up visions of sitting on the terrace of a café enjoying an espresso after consuming a French delicacy such as Coq au Vin. And then meandering along village streets with a quick stop at the bakery for a baguette and the fromagerie for a hunk of brie. But is this a dream life? What is it really like to retire in France? Today's post is an interview with Beth Haslam, a Wales Native who moved to the French countryside in 2007, and the author of a series of hilarious memoirs "Fat Dogs and French Estates" that chronicle…