Category Archives: Inspiration

My Wish for You this New Year’s


May you walk in the light in 2012 and beyond. Continue reading

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Other People Mail their Holiday Year-in-Review Letter; I Post Mine Instead


I am not really into the whole year-in-review or New Year’s resolution thing. But this year, I think that 2011 deserves to be reviewed, and that I need to have a clear idea of where 2012 is going to go. … Continue reading

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Sometimes, Less is More…Simple


“Simple can be harder than complex: You have to work hard to get your thinking clean to make it simple.“  — Steve Jobs It seems that we, as humans, like to complicate things.  Rather than try to make things easy, it is very … Continue reading

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The New Face of Frugal– Inspiration Comes In Many Different Forms


It is both equally inspiring and disheartening to read the story of this woman Sukhraj Beasla who is pressing on, despite much hardship to her career and finances. After reading this article about her, you can also read her “Eat Suki … Continue reading

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Doing With Less So That You Can Have More


“You can do without the necessities, but you can’t live without the luxuries.”  –Hattie Sederhom, mother of famous actor Alfred Lunt My strategy for savings is simple– I like spending less on the necessities, so that I can spend more … Continue reading

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Coping With Being Perfectly Imperfect and Its Unintended Results


I consider myself to be perfectly imperfect– in a lot of ways, but particularly regarding financial matters. Even in my nature as a perfectionist, I am imperfect. As I have noted in this blog’s About Live Simply, Live Thrifty, Live … Continue reading

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Eventually I Will Get It All Together– Mark My Words…


I used to work in a typical office environment with all of its luxuries, like Microsoft Outlook. Using the program all of those years to organize my emails, contacts, notes, to do lists, and calendars has made me quite spoiled. … Continue reading

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K.I.S.S. (No Offense Intended)


As I started thinking about writing this post, an acronym that I have heard others use, particularly in years past, and one that has always rather irked me, popped into my head: K.I.S.S.  For those not in the know, it … Continue reading

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Do You Need To Join S.S.S. Anonymous To Deal With Your ‘Shameful Spending Syndrome’?


Is it possible to be too frugal? Can your frugality cause you to experience a guilt syndrome whenever you do purchase anything? Continue reading

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Spring Is The Right Time….Seize the Spring Days!


“God made rainy days so gardeners could get the housework done.” ~Author Unknown Spring is a wonderful time to get so many of those things accomplished that you put off during the year for one reason or another. Spring is … Continue reading

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