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Living the Frugal Life Living the Frugal Life Apologies for the long radio silence. And thanks to those of you who sent kind inquiries about my absence. All is well at the homestead. While spring is always a busy season that gets in the way of writing, that's not my excuse this time.

Beginner BabySteps: Day 2 | Beginner BabySteps: Day 2 | Today I want you get up and get dressed to lace-up shoes when you first get up in the morning. This means fix your hair and face, too. In order for us to change ourselves, we need to remind ourselves of what we are doing. I did this with yellow sticky notes throughout my home to guide me through my day.
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To Simplify... the pursuit of happiness through simple living on the open road The final stages of preparing to roll are now very much afoot, and with eyes firmly focused on ensuring that the van is properly stocked, it was with some measure of satisfaction that I welcomed a sizeable delivery of Cafe du Monde today. Because happiness is a healthy supply of the yellow vacuum-packed goodness: I continue to serve as Q's scrub nurse on a couple of projects before rolling out, and with an MGB windshield installation now behind us (no small feat), attention has shifted to building a three-car shade cloth carport. To Simplify... the pursuit of happiness through simple living on the open road
“When the Japanese mend broken objects, they aggrandize the damage by filling the cracks with gold. They believe that when something’s suffered damage and has a history, it becomes more beautiful.” -Barbara Bloom You know what one of my favorite things in my house is? It’s a bunch of candleholders that I made from small jelly jars. All I did was wash them out and stick some tea lights in there. Frugal Tips | Saving Money Tips Frugal Tips | Saving Money Tips