Declutter for the Holidays Part 2

(This post may contain affiliate links.  Purchasing though them will help support this site.)   Decluttering Part 2 Declutter the Holidays.  Thirteen days ago I started the decluttering challenge from A Welders Wife but the link to her 30 day challenge seems to have an error on it.  After having a holiday and long weekend in the … [Read more…]

Black Friday

  Black Friday Black Friday is an interesting day.  It can also be an emotional day.  Spending money that we don’t have to find a gift the receiver isn’t as excited over as you are.  Yesterday I was with family and friends and we were thankful for everything that we have been blessed with.  After … [Read more…]

Happy Thanksgiving

  Happy Thanksgiving Happy Thanksgiving!  I think we are all looking forward to a bit of a break and spending time with friends and family.  I sure am.  I will be taking the day off and enjoying the moment with my family.  We cook, laugh, play and just have a great day.  My plans are … [Read more…]

Decluttering Before the Holidays

Decluttering Challenge Decluttering motivation as the Holidays come closer and closer has completely alluded me.  I was doing really well for a while, then I lost all motivation to and my house is back to a mess.  I ran the gamut of excuses, too tired, no time, not feeling like it, overwhelmed.  Those are just … [Read more…]

Pioneer Women – The Epitome of Minimalism

(Disclosure:  This post contains affiliate links.  Please see full disclosure on my home page. ) Could you be a pioneer woman?  Minimalism is founded in strong pioneer women who had the guts to blaze the trail long before the word consumerism was even invented.  Women raised in the late 1800’s and early 1900’s did not … [Read more…]

Blessed to Have the Life I Live

Blessed. I live such a blessed life,  I truly do, and as I sit here thinking about all of my blessings I can’t help but think that I am still unfulfilled.  My purpose still alludes me.  My house is still a bit of a mess.  Budgeting is still a distant dream on the horizon.  Yet, … [Read more…]

Happy 1st Day of Fall

  Happy 1st day of Fall. I love this time of year.  The leaves are changing, the air is crisper and cooler, boots, hoodies, bonfires and pumpkin patches.  This time of year is perfect for putting old dreams to rest and building new ones.  This year I am putting several old dreams to rest and … [Read more…]


Photo by Matthew Pla on Unsplash

Fall is in the air.  I love this time of year as it inspires me to set new goals, to purge and to reflect on the past year.  As I sit and enjoy all of the Pumpkin Spice, and Maple Pecan concoctions I like to reflect on the past year and actually see how far … [Read more…]

A New Me

Photo by Melanie Mauer on Unsplash A new me is starting to evolve.  In the last couple of weeks I have been focusing on my goals, desires and what truly makes me happy.  This journey over the last couple of months has really opened my eyes and I am reevaluating the true me.  I am finding what I … [Read more…]

Living the life I want

I have been thinking about the question of “What do I want my life to look like?”  As I sat and pondered this question, it struck me that I wanted my life to look like a magazine article.  The visions in my head do not match up to real life.  I have these visions of … [Read more…]