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No AC For Me

My roommate Maggie and I haven’t turned on the air conditioning in our dorm room in at least three days.

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Reflections on simple living

I’ve been thinking about how this simple living thing is going so far – and most importantly, whether I’m any less happy, and whether life is more difficult, than when I was spending over double what I’m currently spending per month. 1,465 more words


Two for One Dinner and Other Stuff

Yesterday morning I tried an experimental recipe for crockpot chicken.  I used 3 lbs. of skinless, boneless chicken breasts in the crockpot then prepared two packages of Southeastern Mills Chicken Gravy with 4 cups of boiling water and 1 cup cold water to mix the two packages of gravy mix before adding it to the boiling water.   284 more words

Links And Apps

Customize Your Budget

When I first read this blog, I’m pretty sure my mouth dropped open for a few minutes. She just stopped spending her money one day. She woke up, decided to change her own world, and she  411 more words

Starting Out

5 Free Tourism Wins - No Plane Ticket Required

Back in the day, my motto for vacations was typically “go big or go home”. I wanted complicated itineraries, passport requirements, language challenges, foreign transportation schedules, confusing exchange rates, airline, train, museum tickets, and daunting maps to destinations unknown. 1,147 more words

365 Days of Frugality Day 2: Pay off your credit cards in full.

This post is part of the 365 Days of Frugality Series. Every day, there will be a new tip on how to bring frugality into your day to day life. 137 more words


The Benefits of Minimalism

I haven’t really talked about the advantages of a minimalist lifestyle, all I have really talked about it implementing a minimalist lifestyle: http://strivingforsimplicity.com/2014/08/31/minimalistic-living/ and… 92 more words