Category Archives: Live Simply

I’m Dreaming of a Simplified Christmas…


You know the song “White Christmas”?  I love the nostalgic feeling that it brings, but singing it always feels disingenuous, because actually I am not dreaming of a white, snowy Christmas.  In fact, I actually hate even the thought of it.  Maybe … Continue reading

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Simplicity: Another Live Simply Show and Tell


There may not have been USPS mail today due to Veteran’s Day, but FedEx did not disappoint, and thanks to them, I am not left empty-handed for the day. 😉 A big “Thank You!” and shout out to Carolina Pad/ Studio … 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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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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Let’s Just Call This What It Is…


Okay, I’m in love… …with this article, that is, that I am going to recommend to you. Like any craze, the couponing craze has hit the national TV scene, and given yet another excuse for excess. I have spoken extensively … Continue reading

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Heard The Term “Good Money After Bad”? Yeah, Let’s Talk About That…


Hello!  I hope that you all are having a good week so far. Are you still holding on in hopes for spring?  I am trying not to think about it too much, but the thought of spring springing upon us … Continue reading

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In Case You Missed The Point….


Is it Friday yet?  That is how I am feeling today.  But alas, it is only Thursday. Hello to you all after a longer time of departure than normal.  Between everything from new writing opportunities to completing the household income taxes, things … Continue reading

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Live Simply Lesson: Show-And-Tell With A Message


“Live simply so that others may simply live.”  — Ghandi Greetings.  I would like to share with you an item that I picked up during the holidays on clearance (of course!  50% off!) 🙂 at a traditional drug store in … Continue reading

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