How To Live A More Minimalistic Lifestyle

I bet you think the first step to living a minimalistic lifestyle is to own less stuff? Actually, I believe the first step it to want less stuff. To make a conscious choice to live a more minimalist lifestyle is to choose a certain ...Read More

Making Simple Coffee: Aerobie Aeropress

If you are anything like me, you enjoy a quality cup (or 4) of coffee in the morning (or afternoon). I have been making pots of french press coffee with the sun rise for years, but a recent trip to the doctor for a ...Read More

How the Simple Life Can Lead to a Productive Life

If you agree that life is more complicated every day and any help in simplifying matters would be welcome, then consider for a moment a two-step approach to dealing with the leading cause of disagreement in my house: Money! My children ask a lot ...Read More

Settled and Starting Over

Back in September I wrote a post titled As I Watch Some Friends Pursuing Their Dreams… as a way to hold myself accountable to make the changes I wanted in my life. After much todo, I am happy to report I have settled into ...Read More


simple doesn’t mean owning nothing; it means owning only what you need and what is useful to you. ...Read More

Renters: Save Money on Doing Laundry

If you rent a house or apartment, chances are you spend quite a bit of time at the local laundromat washing your clothes. Most units don’t have their own washing machines, so you probably have to drag your bags of clothes back and forth ...Read More

The Truth About YOLO

I have seen YOLO around a lot lately in blogs, newspaper articles, magazines. In case you don’t know, the acronym YOLO stands for You Only Live Once. Trouble is, it’s not just a cute phrase that people can use to be cool and hip ...Read More