Over the years I have learned more and more about myself. I would say that over the past five years have been the most amazing growth spurt that I have every had to date. I have a greater sense of compassion, I can see where someone is coming from even if I don't agree with … Continue reading I QUIT. And I am happier than Ever!
Paying it forward. Let me start off my acknowledging the fact that I am very privileged to make the suggestion on paying it forward. My job sent me to work at home over two weeks ago. I have been able to maintain my current salary. As a result, I have given myself a mission to … Continue reading Paying it Forward
Thankfully that I picked Slow to be my 2020 theme. Not sure how my mind develops these ideas but I am grateful that this idea came to me and I accepted this idea. Maybe it's like the Big Magic that Elizabeth Gilbert wrote about. Today I am here to writ about slow cooking. When I … Continue reading 2020 Theme: Slow Cooking
Over the past couple of weeks I have made one very strong personal rule. I am going to buy made in America as much as possible whenever I shop. As you know, I'm currently on my second year of no shopping with a couple exceptions. My shopping is fairly limited to start. However, when I … Continue reading Made in My Own Country
Due to the most recent interruption in our lives, I have been reflecting on things that I miss after I completed my KonMari tidying event. I donated countless carloads full of household goods. I threw away close to a dozen bags of garbage. I up-cycled several ThredUp clean out bags. I touched every item that … Continue reading What Do I Miss Now After KonMari?
Well another month and another update on my No Spend Challenge for 2020. Let me be honest, I almost caved in for a new bag. Almost. However, I finally figured out how to repair my current bag for $5! I love this back, I fit the usual items, plus gym clothes, and literally carry about … Continue reading February 2020 No Spend Recap
Slowing down this year as part of my 2020 theme has given me the space to think, reflect, and attempt micro changes. The February’s Slow theme of self-care gave me the gift of pretty nails and smooth cuticles on a regular basis, I slept more and complained less, and took the time to care for … Continue reading 2020 Slow Theme: March – Zero Waste -ish