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Cleaning Up the Books: Phase 1

If there was an award for the worst bookkeeper ever … it would be me.  Standing ovation bad.

I never look at my balance.  I don’t bother to open the bills (they’re all on auto-pay so what’s the point?!).  720 more words


24. ...and then everything changed

When I last posted, we were in the midst of some big life changes. We had decided to downsize, to move to the city to minimize Mike’s commute, and to otherwise simplify life.   95 more words


One Little Word 2015

My {one little word} for 2015 is


I want to cultivate and keep an attitude of joy and gratitude!

Bad things happen, and they could happen this year, 33 more words


Simple Holidays – Memories Last Longer than Gifts

Joy of being HOME


Being frugal


Holidays are about family, making gifts, food, and light.

Just a few things I found myself pondering today. 347 more words

Simple Living


Since we left our northern Virginia home last March, my 14-year old son Sean has lived with his father. They moved to the city of Charlottesville this past summer, and Sean started high school in the fall. 171 more words

Simple Living

What is Simple Living? Living Our Values.

The values you live your life by are expressed by the practical tasks you do each day.  Rhonda Hetzel, Down to Earth

Before moving to central Virginia this past March, I lived in a very affluent county, in a very affluent country. 975 more words

Simple Living

Simple Living Update - Finding Our Homstead

I have not felt much like writing. Sometimes I think too much, and find it difficult to get out of my own head. Usually the words come easy, but not lately. 450 more words

Simple Living