Category Archives: everyday life

7 steps to paring down

Been doing a little ruminating about clutter, minimalism and downsizing lately as I have been trying to make certain places in my house work better, more efficiently as well as look better. We can’t just shove things in drawers and … Continue reading

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Apartment Basics- a process

We all have to grow up sometime. I have been talking with some younger people I work with about their first apartments and what they have or don’t and what they expect and what they don’t. Now the area I … Continue reading

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Laundry…A Review

I will start by telling you right off that I do not mind doing laundry. There is something so satisfying about putting dirty garments in the machine and pulling them out clean! This is helped by the fact that my … Continue reading

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Hygge or How to live in New England

I am sure you have all heard about this term and the movement it has created. It is a Danish term for enjoying the simple things and the company of friends. Now do I believe the Danish invented this…no. This … Continue reading

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Look Back to Move Forward

I know the subject of resolutions, goals etc for the new year has been done, but I need to look back to look forward so as to better define my direction. We are having bitter cold here in Northern New … Continue reading

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Lists, are you doing it right?

I recently read a post on Pinterest on how to write a list. This was not something that I thought really needed instruction on, intrigued I went on to read it and apparently I have been doing it wrong for … Continue reading

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Steps Towards A Greener Lifestyle

Getting to a greener lifestyle should not be an all or nothing proposition. I don’t like all the people who say if you don’t buy only organic, go completely zero waste you are just fooling yourself. This kind of shaming … Continue reading

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