Delivery Thank You’s On A Dime

Say thank you with this simple basket idea for pennies on the dollar this holiday season!

12 Tips to Keep Holiday Gift Giving Meaningful and Clutter-Free

Keeping holiday shopping to a minimum with meaningful gift giving. Ditch the clutter this Christmas with 12 simple tips!

It’s In Our Blood… Thank You Pioneer Ancestors!

There’s something to be said for the tenacity of our ancestors through our DNA

Spend Significantly Less

What do you spend your money on besides food, clothing, shelter, utilities, tithing (if you belong to a congregation of faith), and other necessary personal or household items? We each have our own ideals and principles for what we cannot, and should not, do without. For many it’s an education to make life better and … Continue reading Spend Significantly Less

What Don’t We Need In Order To Simplify?

Today I have taken some time to determine what simplifying our lives is all about. While I am in the throes of minimizing possessions in our home, scaling back my wardrobe, and creating a clearer space at the office, there are many other areas where simplifying is just as important in order to begin leading … Continue reading What Don’t We Need In Order To Simplify?

Day 3: In It For The Long Haul

Day three has been long and tiring with many distractions and not much satisfaction. I began in the basement with my first area of focus being the drawers under the stairs. (Sounds creepy enough for this time of year, no?) It was scary!  I pulled everything out (there are about 15 full-sized drawers). Mostly bakeware, tablecloths, … Continue reading Day 3: In It For The Long Haul

Stomping Out My Carbon Footprint

I've been contemplating my carbon footprint lately. Thinking about little ways that I can make a difference. I already have strong personal feelings about walking when I can, recycling, buying local, wearing classic clothing that will last for seasons - preferably years (or buying secondhand to begin with), saving and using items I've already got, … Continue reading Stomping Out My Carbon Footprint

Ways for Women: Update

If you are squeamish, or a man, be forewarned - look away! As I have been contemplating ways to simplify my life, and be a better steward of God's Earth, one thing I have been thinking about for quite some time is trying cloth menstrual pads. There are many styles and companies from which to … Continue reading Ways for Women: Update

Simplicity Simplified

I am a career blogger by no means. Clearly there have been some gaps between my posts, and even when I am consistent, I have one or two posts a month at best (usually one!)   Regrettably, I have not written a blog since October. It is now nearing the back half of February and … Continue reading Simplicity Simplified