Category Archives: Slowing Down

Garden Planning

It’s almost Spring – which means it’s time for a bit of garden planning. This year, I’m keeping things very, very simple: I am going to plant vegetables that do well in our climate and are relatively easy to care … Continue reading

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See Your Life And Save Money

A few weeks ago, two huge trees were removed from the property directly behind our house.  The trees were massive oaks, 100+ years old.  Unfortunately, both were diseased and had to come down. After the trees were felled, I noticed … Continue reading

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Monthly Money Plan

As part of my ongoing efforts to Simplify. Everything. – I have reworked our monthly money plan. Our monthly money plan details our strategies for managing our household finances.  The money plan is very similar to a budget – but … Continue reading

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How To Organize Mail

I enjoy checking the mail.  I know it’s old fashioned – but I’m and old fashioned kind of guy! I do not, however, like dealing with clutter.  So, I’ve developed a simple system for organizing our mail. I use 15 … Continue reading

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