Peaceful Days

I’m feeling very calm and peaceful today. As a family and as a person, I am happy with the direction we are going in. The goal is to have a peace-filled, relaxing home, to simplify, to be more frugal, and to move forward. I read a homemaking article some days ago that said to maintain […]


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Life Lately & Pandemic Thoughts

Holy moly, can you all believe it’s September!? 2020 is simultaneously the longest and fastest year ever. Despite it all, I can honestly say. 2020 hasn’t been my worst year. We’ve done better financially, I’ve become home-based, life has slowed down, and the kiddo is doing school from home. Overall, this whole pandemic has brought […]

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It’s Already Nearing September?!

Holy moly this year has been a rollercoaster ride. I can’t believe we’re nearing Autumn already. I have mixed feelings because the pandemic is terrible and tragic and the political stage is scary, but the circumstances surrounding it has created the ideal life we’ve been dreaming of in this family. I love being home, I […]

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Up Early & a Family Addition

This adorable little fluffball is our family’s new guinea pig, Popcorn. We got him pretty spontaneously on August 4th. We didn’t wake up that day planning on getting a pet but that’s how it played out. I had started talking about how even though we wanted to wait until moving to Missoula to get dogs […]

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Musings on Our Future

I am an artist. I make paintings. I’m on hiatus for now not only because my art supplies are in storage, but also because, let’s face facts, art is a luxury business. We can make art for our souls, but as far as a business goes, this time of unrest is not the best time […]

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Life Lately

I’ve lost track of myself lately. For the last several years I’ve wanted to live a simpler, more old-fashioned life. With all the madness going on in the world and especially in America, I’m afraid I’ve slipped back into a modern life. And I don’t like it. I don’t like it one bit. In about […]

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The New Normal & Welcome

Welcome to my new followers! I’m Catherine and I’m glad you’re here! Another day at home….I know most of us are in the same boat. I’m not loving the pandemic but I am loving being home. I was built for quarantine life! Nothing makes me happier than being cozy at home taking care of those […]

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