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handmade things

I’ve been sewing since I was 5, crocheting since I was 8 and knitting since I was 15. In this time, I’ve created hundreds (let’s be honest, probably┬áthousands) of projects. 187 more words


Making Do

These have been lean times. My role is to feed the family, whether in times of plenty or no. I had to get mighty creative this last month to make those meals appear on the table. 292 more words


Minimizing my Wardrobe 2015

March might be my month for downsizing my wardrobe. I wrote a post called “Downsizing again” this same month a couple of years ago. This past year I’ve been purging my closet regularly and this month, I’m making a further effort to be systematic with what I get rid of and what I keep. 772 more words

This Is Life

Morning March...

“Everything that is worth doing, is worth doing slowly”
Mae West

Hello my loves, how are you? Another Monday, another month and another set of goals.

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the year of simplifying - an update

We’re now entering the third month of my Year of Simplifying thingy. I must say, I kind of suck at this.

  1. Fix things whenever possible instead of replacing – not everything has to be perfect – ugly but functional is just fine Yes, we do this, a lot.
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simplifying the house - declutter day 2...

Back again for day 2

Today with Kondo book in hand I intended tackling my clothes – maybe not all the clothes – we will see how it goes. 653 more words


Simple Answers

Numbers: Met with 15 family members (immediate and extended). Got 2 people at the grocery store in downtown Vancouver to remember me (why grocery store, and not a bar? 993 more words