Tag: Simplicity

  • Capsule Wardrobe Update

    I finally feel like my capsule wardrobe is SET.  Here’s what I ended up with: two pair of jeans six pair of jeggings six pair of jean shorts six pair of capri leggings in black and charcoal gray four pair of workout crops in black and charcoal gray eight sleeveless tops in dark plum, black,…

  • Setting up a Minimalist Home

    I’m certain that my level of minimalism probably pales in comparison to others’ but for my family, our current level of minimalism is a huge improvement over the way we used to live. Though it may seem counter-intuitive, we’ve had to buy some things to help us acheive our minimalism goals at the new house.…

  • Low-Spend January Recap and Thoughts

    Um, where to begin?  I have so many thoughts about this past month’s “low-spend” experiment. I honestly went into this month believing that it’d be a great month that would allow me to “catch up” a bit and sock away some spending money.  Surely if I spent more cautiously (and didn’t have any major holidays…

  • Low-Spend January: Day 31

    Two year car registration renewal for hubby…$115.  🙂 Smog check…$27

  • Low-Spend January: Day 30

    Target – $200ish We really needed hampers!  $80 of it (plus tax) was hampers. And then some milk and produce and snacks. Most of the hampers were on sale online for $5.25 but rang up for $15 in store.  I bought four of those and they are now price-matching their site, so I’m going to try to…

  • Low-Spend January: Day 29

    I spent about $40 on books and some marketing templates…notably got Nourishing Traditions…which I’m loving!

  • Low-Spend January: Day 28

    Groceries: $200 I guess we gotta eat!  It’s more expensive sticking with primarily organic, grass-fed, pastured, etc.  Next month I’m getting some things from Azure Standard since we now have a nearby drop-point.  The organic, pastured, cultured butter is $3.50 a pound while I’m paying $2.50 a pound for conventional.  There are some really great…

  • Low-Spend January: Day 27

    Zilch!  Yay!

  • Low-Spend January: Day 26

    Ha!  Nothing!

  • Low-Spend January: Day 25

    Car Wash – $10 Prescriptions – $9.58 (metformin and my precious…xanax…which I hoard in case of times of extreme anxiety!  😉 )