26 Steps to Simplicity: Routines

You knew it was coming didn’t you?  The dreaded R-word.  At least, that’s how I view it. However, as much as I struggle with them, routines are the secret weapon to a life of simplicity. As a free spirit who is always on the lookout for the next new experience, setting and especially keeping routines often feels like drudgery to me. Even as I write them down on paper, some part of my mind is already planning to sabotage them.[Read more]

Friday Reflections: To Work or To Play? The Angst of Summer with Kids at Home

When I’m not blogging, life is happening. Here’s what has been going on in my world this week. It feels like I just wrote one of these!  The truth is, I did.  On Monday.  While trying to catch up from not writing over the weekend.  Now, here it is, Friday again, and I would be remiss if I didn’t share how hard this week has been, probably the hardest of the summer.  Now, I know I said the second week[Read more]