…and so it begins.

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My journey begins today Sunday September, 23rd. I have decided to attempt stashing away $5,000 this winter with the goal of beginning construction on a tiny cabin of my own on my parent’s beautiful property. Here is my goal thermometer. Like a child, I will color it in with all colors of the rainbow each time I add more money to my savings account.

The pictures along the sides my goal thermometer were found on my favorite website Pinterest.

The first one was taken from the website: http://www.adventure-journal.com/2011/03/weekend-cabin-mixtape-2/

the second one was taken from the website: http://www.lifeatfirelakecamp.com/2011/04/our-dreamy-hanging-bed.html

the third one is from: http://media-cache-ec4.pinterest.com/upload/74098356339376456_l28Y6Pfb.jpg

the fourth one is from: http://www.treehugger.com/green-architecture/backyard-house-built-recycled-barnboards.html

the fifth one is from: http://www.tinyhousetalk.com/tiny-cabin-with-balcony-and-small-space-ideas-galore/

and the sixth one is from: http://www.trendir.com/house-design/?start=5

They are all inspiring to look at as I begin my journey to a better life. I want the values and the freedom that come from living off the land and I want to inspire others along the way.

Thanks for reading and for joining me on my path to a truly sustainable future.

“As you simplify your life, the laws of the universe will be simpler; solitude will not be solitude, poverty will not be poverty, nor weakness weakness.” -Henry David Thoreau

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