Category Archives: The Simple Life

Simple Life – It’s About Time

Simplifying our home is beginning to take shape. We’ve paired down on the amount of stuff that we have. I’ve bagged up lots of clothing, and have boxed up décor items, appliances, dish sets and glasses that don’t have a … Continue reading

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Simple Life – One’s Junk is Another’s Treasure

As the end of the month is drawing near, I am getting increasingly excited – with a little bit of stress thrown in there for good measure. I’m anxious and excited to see a lot of stuff disappear from our … Continue reading

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Simple Life – Carry On

Today is where we pick up where we left off. HB arrived back in town late Friday evening. Since he was pretty exhausted, we decided to embrace some much-needed down time over the weekend. He returned from a weeklong trip … Continue reading

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Simple Life – True Accomplishments

I haven’t been able to accomplish all that I had planned for while HB is gone. After the whole toe incident, a week ago today, I’ve had to slow it way down. I did allow this to discourage me for … Continue reading

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Simple Life – Keeping It Flexible

I find it interesting that as I move forward on my Simple Life Adventure – the process doesn’t always feel, well…simple. Sometimes I think I set the proverbial bar too high. I’ve done it in other things too. I have … Continue reading

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Simple Life – Toe the Line

It was fast and it was brutal – and at moments, it was tough. I headed into my bedroom with a 39-gallon bag, poised and ready to tackle the armoire, closet, chest of drawers…as well as a few stacks laying … Continue reading

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Simple Life – Let’s Get It Started

Day 10… I know…I said I was going to wait until this weekend, but I’ll have the house to myself tonight, so I’ve decided I’m going to dig my heels in and get this party started. There’s no time like … Continue reading

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Simple Life – Taking Notes

Day 9… After seven solid days of blogging about my simple life adventure, I felt like I needed a day in cruise mode (on Day 8). Monday was filled with information that gave me a brand new focus. I haven’t made … Continue reading

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Simple Life – Organized Hoarder

My “simple life” adventure…what it comes down to is that I want peace in my life. I’m only on Day 7, and I’m realizing how clutter affects so many aspects of it, because the physical clutter contributes to mental clutter … Continue reading

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Simple Life – Paperless Procrastination

Day 5… Today we are continuing our quest for the simple life…doing things around the house like yard work, laundry, and continuing to fill boxes as we go. It feels good to be getting rid of the junk around me. … Continue reading

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