Places to Sleep

Places to Sleep

Posted by Laura-Jane - Whimfield in House, Projects on 06. Aug, 2008 | 7 Comments

This afternoon I wrote about places to sit; now I tell tales of places to sleep.
Our house has three bedrooms. All three rooms have been stripped down to the studs. Two bedrooms are still in stud-form: one bedroom is packed to the seams with our stuff, since we haven’t unpacked anything but the necessities since [...]

Places to Sit

Places to Sit

Posted by Laura-Jane - Whimfield in House, Personal on 06. Aug, 2008 | 5 Comments

When we moved across the country, we sold every piece of furniture that we owned (except my wooden hope chest, which was a gift from my parents).
Indeed, by the time we had our urban Victoria BC condo for sale (we marketed and sold it ourselves, the only way to go in a hot real estate [...]

Fun With Numbers: Hybrid Car Edition

Fun With Numbers: Hybrid Car Edition

Posted by Cameron in Projects on 05. Aug, 2008 | 16 Comments

This post was written by Cameron!
I’d like to introduce a new series here at Whimfield: Fun With Numbers. Often during my research looking for new ways of reducing our cost of living, I crunch numbers. I often find it fun to come up with different statistical scenarios, crunch the numbers, and see how things pan [...]

Low-power server

Low-power server

Posted by Cameron in Projects on 02. Aug, 2008 | 5 Comments

This post was written by Cameron!
One of the main goals we have with our house is to make it as cheap as possible to live in. With the cost of electricity being the most expensive in all of Canada here on PEI ($0.19 kw/h + $30 per month flat fee), we are looking for ways [...]

The Truth About Country Living

Posted by Laura-Jane - Whimfield in House on 02. Aug, 2008 | 4 Comments

A BAT IN THE HOUSE THE FIRST TIME WAS  A NOVELTY.
A BAT IN THE HOUSE THE SECOND TIME, WHEN YOU’RE REALLY TIRED AND JUST WANT TO GO TO BED, IS NOT MY IDEA OF A GOOD TIME.
GOOD NIGHT.