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  1. Simple Living
    Everything from packing lunches to morning beauty routines? I pack our lunches the night before. I also have coffee ready to go for morning.:coffee:
  2. Home Environment
    ~Another day of decluttering will bring us closer to our goals! Today's mission? Removing duplicates. Think about it. Do you really use all 8 of those spatulas? Are all 5 of those gardening books useful to you or do you generally refer to just two or three of them? 10 black tops may be overkill...
  3. Simple Living
    I have been looking at the "stressors" in my life. Debt - We are working at paying down our debt and we are not incurring new debt at this time. Having a plan in place makes life much less stressful. Mail/Paper/Email - Having piles of paperwork and whatnot around is very stressful. I am...
  4. Christmas
    Hi everyone... I know this may be a bit early, but I'd like some suggestions on simplifying Christmas dinner for 2011. I host dinner for 14+ people each year, and we eat at approximately 5:30-6:00. By the time dinner is finished, and all is put away, and dishes are done, it is almost 8:30. I...
  5. Simple Living
    I'm having such a hard time adjusting to going back to work 9 hours a day, keeping up with the housework, school started, and my niece and great nephew moved down and are living with us! Please help me with ideas! ANY ideas, for anything would be appreciated. Seems like everything is...
  6. Simple Living
    It seems like it's a never ending cycle of laundry, dishes, cooking, etc. How do you simplify yours? Any ideas will be very appreciated!
  7. Blog
    Organized Christmas Our mission: to help you simplify your holidays and get ready for Christmas.
  8. Home Environment
    :angel2: This old thing! I haven't used it in years! I should toss/donate this! :fuming: Weeeeelllll, you never know......what if THIS happened (insert absurd scenario here), or THOSE people (cousins who you haven't seen in 14 years) come over and I want to do/make...... :angel2: Now you...
  9. Simple Living
    A lot of the ideas have been mentioned, but I found this blog a good read! <!-- / icon and title --> <!-- message --> Well, so much for not spending money tonight. I stumbled on Leo's blog, then I...
  10. Just Tips
    I have been trying to simply my life and thought maybe we could pull all our tips together and really simplify. -I have a out of control center in my home. A friend suggested getting a 3 ring binder with a tab for each family member. When I get a schedule or list of phone numbers for coaches, I...
  11. News you can use
    10 ways to simplify your life in 2008 With a little upfront effort, you can streamline how you bank, pay bills and track your money. Now is a good time to set up a financial system that will pay off all year long.
  12. Just Tips
    People often wonder where to start to simplify their life, so let's share some tips and suggestions. Decluttering is an obvious strategy, so I'll start with another example. I started with prioritizing my values. What were my most important things to me? my goals? etc.
  13. Simple Living
    Today I'm going to ~declutter one grocery bag (paper) of clutter ~have candles going for nice relaxing scent ~organizing all of my medical things in a file folder I'll have to see what else I can come up with.:cowwave:
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  16. Simple Living
    A study conducted by Trends Research Institute revealed that about 80 percent of respondents said they would be willing to accept a reduction in pay if they could work fewer hours to spend more time with their families. It's a lovely thought, but how realistic is it? Working less usually means...
  17. Simple Living
    I have laundry to fold and put away. I am going to purge as I fold. Things that the girls don't really wear or are stained are tossed. I am going to go through my yarn stash and and organize it. I'll give the little ends and remnants to the girls and let them "craft". Beyond that I am not going...
  18. Simple Living
    I am going through my closet. Getting rid of it if I haven't worn it or it doesn't fit. I will sell a couple of things on eBay and the rest to our clothes closet at church. This will make my morning choices easier and my laundry load less.
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  20. Lifestyle challenges
    It seems like a lot of us want to simply our life and live with fewer things or we just want to be more efficient with our time. So, since I need this challenge, I thought I'd start this new thread.  What have you done today or this week to simplify your life?  Did you throw something out?  Did...
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