Tag: relationships

Quiet Pastimes

It’s Sunday night and I am reflecting on a weekend full of sunshine, warm weather and lots of outdoor activity. We spent many hours both days tackling a very adventurous backyard project that we have been working on for weeks. Exhausted from yesterday’s grueling… Continue Reading “Quiet Pastimes”

Living Frugally AND Environmentally

Saving money is pretty much on all of our minds these days. Life is expensive, kids aren’t cheap and retirement planning is nothing to be taken lightly. When my kids were babies, I tried to use coupons on so many occasions, but they just… Continue Reading “Living Frugally AND Environmentally”

Simpler Living isn’t as Hard as you Think

Grandma didn’t have 39 different detergents to choose from back in her day. She didn’t have single use packages of hot cocoa. Her family ate on plates that were washed instead of thrown away – take out was non-existent. She took care of her… Continue Reading “Simpler Living isn’t as Hard as you Think”

All Dreams Are Worth Going For

We all feel stuck sometimes. Maybe we don’t feel like going to work, or going to that training class or writing that paper or even doing the dishes for days… (no? just me?) Listen, life can start to form patterns or routines that just… Continue Reading “All Dreams Are Worth Going For”

Finding True Love in 8 Steps

Since it is Valentine’s Day, let’s talk about love. I am lucky to have met my husband when I was just 20 years old. I was not looking for love – I had just been broken up with by the first man I had… Continue Reading “Finding True Love in 8 Steps”