Tag Archives: simple living

A Simple Kitchen

When we first looked at the house we bought five years ago, the realtor joked that a woman must have designed it, because the bedroom closet is almost as big as the kitchen. In fact, our little kitchen serves this couple of empty-nesters quite well, but it did require getting rid of some things and […]

Simplifying with a ‘Life Notebook’

This is a how-to post, so I’m going to skip the prose and start explaining how I tamed the paper tiger, cleared my mind, and became more efficient by creating what I call our Life Notebook. It is┬ásimply a three-ring binder that holds all of our family’s important personal, household, and financial information in one […]