Tag: giving

The Monthly Downsizer Special Edition: Our 2016 Expenses!

December is the Monthly Downsizer Special Edition, in which we reveal our 2016 Expenses! In July of 2015 we moved from a 1,400 square foot house with 4 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms and an oversize double garage to an 880 sq. ft. apartment.  Four months later, we downsized again and moved to a 670 sq. ft. apartment.  With the goals of shortening our retirement horizon and… Read more →

Inspiring Neighbors: Marie and the Gift of Giving

Welcome to our brand new shiny series, Inspiring Neighbors. This will be a quarterly post that honors people in our community who have influenced the way that we think and act. Our friend Marie was the first person who introduced us to the idea of downsizing material giving.  She asked us if we would donate to the Romeo Dallaire Scholarship… Read more →

The Monthly Downsizer: October 2016

In July of 2015 we moved from a 1,400 square foot house with 4 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms and an oversize double garage to an 880 sq. ft. apartment.  Four months later, we downsized again and moved to a 670 sq. ft. apartment.  With the goals of shortening our retirement horizon and simplifying our lives, we jettisoned most of our belongings and took the plunge into… Read more →

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