Simplifying · Stop the Insanity

Living in Too Much, but Feeling Not Enough

I am living in the world of the Too Much.  I have Too Much stuff.  I eat Too Much food.  I have Too Much stuff to do.  Are you living that life as well?  That world is easy to get to.  It is all around us.  The grocery store, with all its shelves and product… Continue reading Living in Too Much, but Feeling Not Enough

hallmark movies and mysteries · Inspiration · Life Events

Hoping for A Hallmark Holiday

Affiliate links included. I am currently watching holiday movies on the Hallmark Channel (or Hallmark Movies and Mysteries).  And I'm hoping for a Hallmark Holiday.  It would be formulaic but in a good way.  It always starts out a little rough, but it always ends up in the best possible way.  Right now is my… Continue reading Hoping for A Hallmark Holiday

Five Minute Friday

Five Minute Friday – Seeking Inspiration When Only Perspiration Will Do

I'm a little late joining Five Minute Friday this week, but only one day!  Yesterday, my DH returned from five weeks of being away for work, so it was a little busy.  But, I want to make sure to keep up with the weekly posts.  So, here I am!  This week's prompt is "Inspire". I… Continue reading Five Minute Friday – Seeking Inspiration When Only Perspiration Will Do

Five Minute Friday · Simplifying · writing

Five Minute Friday – Enough

Hello everyone!  If you're reading this, thanks for hanging around long enough to see my return.  I've had a bit of an identity crisis the past month or so, starting another blog and now deciding to come back here.  I think I started the other blog because I thought this one wasn't successful enough.  But,… Continue reading Five Minute Friday – Enough

Simplifying · Stray Thoughts Sunday · Teaching Moments

Stray Thoughts Sunday: Planning for a REAL Break

It is unbelievable to me that in one week I will be on Spring Break. And this year, I'm going to work really, really hard THIS week in an attempt to not work at all next week.  I have a lot to do.  I have a lot to do for work, at my house, and… Continue reading Stray Thoughts Sunday: Planning for a REAL Break

homemaking · Simplifying

Minimize, Energize and Get Wise

I have felt overwhelmed and frustrated lately.  I am either doing work, doing housework or running errands constantly lately.  I feel like my job(s) have taken over my life and my family is suffering from it.  I also feel like I am constantly consuming things.  I buy groceries, clothing, craft supplies, more groceries, housewares, more… Continue reading Minimize, Energize and Get Wise

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Simplicity Sunday – No such thing as “simple”

I am quickly coming to the conclusion that there really is no such thing as simple.  According to the Oxford Dictionary, simple is:  easily understood or done; presenting no difficulty.  Not much about my life seems easily understood or done.  Much about my life presents some difficulty.  But, I'm not sure this is all bad.… Continue reading Simplicity Sunday – No such thing as “simple”

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Minimalism Monday – Getting rid of “stuff”

I've decided to start a new Monday focus - minimalism.  I am really serious about making my life simpler and minimalism (at least a slight amount of minimalism) seems to get me everything I really need.  Spend less, less "stuff", less on my to-do list, more focus on family and well-being.  So, this first post… Continue reading Minimalism Monday – Getting rid of “stuff”