Trouble Sleeping

Laying in bed in the dark reading The Art of Non-Conformity with my love sleeping beside me. It’s been a whirlwind. Mere months ago we picked up and moved to Oregon just outside of Portland. It was a crazy idea but we desperately needed a big change. The trip here was harrowing. It feels like […]


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Finding Calm in a Crazy World

You’ve seen it. You’ve experienced it. The world has gone mad. There is a light in it though if we focus on our own little corner of the world. We may not have much control over the world out there but in our home, we are kings and queens. We can control our own homes […]

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The Pandemic Self-Care Guide

This pandemic has been a long and strange road for all of us. Some of us have lost our jobs, some of us are learning new skills, some of us are going crazy staying at home. It is vital to take care of both our physical health and our mental/emotional health. Here are some of […]

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Saturday Thoughts

It’s early in the morning. It’s cold so I changed into a warmer nightgown and put on socks. It’s been awhile since I’ve written in this space. It’s been a whirlwind. In fact this whole year has been downright surreal. 2020 has been like nothing I’ve ever seen. Strangely enough, it hasn’t been my worst […]

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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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