Spring Cleaning: Clearing Out A Room And Finding Peace

Happy Monday, everyone! Snow has returned to my neck of the woods here in Colorado and it is cold. After temperatures in the mid to upper 60’s last week and even a day of low 70’s the snow is reminding me of how eager I am for spring to finally arrive. For many of us the excitement of a new season is a great time … Continue reading Spring Cleaning: Clearing Out A Room And Finding Peace

Making Each Day Special

Happy Monday, everyone! Mondays can be a time of dread for many people. Most of us are headed back to work after a relaxing weekend. Work can mean pressure, deadlines, difficult people, and stressful situations for many of us. Even those of us who enjoy our career may find ourselves longing for just one more day to relax and play or feeling a little frazzled … Continue reading Making Each Day Special

Minimalist Monday: Creating The Holiday Spirit

Happy Monday, everyone! I hope you had a fun and relaxing weekend. This was a wonderful weekend for me as I spent it with my family up in Estes Park, Colorado. Shopping in local shops, a parade to usher in the beginning of the Christmas season, and a horseback ride were all on the agenda. This particular tradition with my family is becoming more dear … Continue reading Minimalist Monday: Creating The Holiday Spirit

Minimalist Monday: Creating A Meaningful Thanksgivng

Happy Monday, everyone! Thanksgiving week is upon us here in the US. Despite the deluge of pre-Black Friday ads making their way into every conceivable form of media,  I believe that a growing number of people in the states are looking for a return to simpler times and values. More and more people are taking a stand on blogs and social media saying that a … Continue reading Minimalist Monday: Creating A Meaningful Thanksgivng

Thoughts On One Year Of Blogging And Introducing Some Of My Fellow Bloggers

Happy Saturday, everyone! November marks one year of blogging for me.  Bogging has been a wonderful adventure. I have come into contact with so many interesting people around the country and world. It has been both interesting and fun  getting to know my  regular readers through their blogs and comments. Blogging  has also helped build my confidence as a writer. It is no secret, and … Continue reading Thoughts On One Year Of Blogging And Introducing Some Of My Fellow Bloggers

Minimalist Monday: Lessons Learned From My Cat. A Tribute To Rushette

Happy Monday, everyone!      It is good to be back at the blog. My week hiatus from blogging was a bit unexpected but my week became rather bogged down with caring for my ailing cat, Rushette. Rushette had developed a rare and aggressive form of oral melanoma.  Sadly, I had to say “goodby” to Rushette on Saturday. Her suffering had just become too great. … Continue reading Minimalist Monday: Lessons Learned From My Cat. A Tribute To Rushette

Minimalist Monday: Reflections On Lessons Learned From Sex In The City

Happy Monday, everyone! It’s November and 2014 is winding down.I have been on a little bit of a de-cluttering spree this week, taking a pile of children’s books that I had not looked at in decades to a charity drop off specifically for books. I hope they find a good home. I think because the weather here in Colorado has been so beautifully seasonal this … Continue reading Minimalist Monday: Reflections On Lessons Learned From Sex In The City

Minimalist Monday: Halloween Decoration Update

Happy Monday, everyone! Yes, I am experimenting with my blog look again.  The header pic is from my recent pumpkin patch trip with my family. I like the look but I will probably change again. It is still not what I am envisioning. Maybe next year I will splurge on a custom design. 🙂 For now if you have any feedback on the new look … Continue reading Minimalist Monday: Halloween Decoration Update

Minimalist Monday: Cutting Back On Halloween Decorations

Happy Monday, everyone! Here in Colorado it was another picture perfect weekend. I think I could get a tad bit spoiled with all the fresh air and sunshine. I do have to go back to work this morning. Josh, darn it. 🙂 The last couple of days I have been clearing out unused decorations from my garage getting ready for the fall holidays. It is … Continue reading Minimalist Monday: Cutting Back On Halloween Decorations