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Christine

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2015-01-14

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Hello There.
I am new to blogging, just starting out and eager to learn. I am so excited to share my life with you. I started a journey to a more simple life. This is real life. Check it out!
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New Blogger. Simple Living journey. With a little décor, some recipes and crafting all in one.. little blog.

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  • Purpose
    on Jun 3, 2015 in Positive Vibes purpose
    Lately I have had a hard time dealing with myself. I am bored. I don’t want to spend money, so shopping is out of the question. I have done a few projects here and there…and I loved the outcome. They relaxed my mind and I felt centered.
  • Distressed side tableLately I have been so busy. I have so many plans and my to-do list did not seem like it was going anywhere. When my list feels like it is at a stand still I feel like I am not doing anything productive. This project is exactly what I needed. I have b...
  • Currently
    on Jun 1, 2015 in Currently currently
    Enjoying: Summer. Even though our weather has been wild. I have been enjoying all these outdoor activities such as grilling, taking walks, riding my bike and gardening Excited About: I have some really awesome and exciting news but I am saving it for...
  • Limiting yourselfLimitations Learning when to say no. There are so many people who literally get walked all over, you get overwhelmed. You feel like you just have to do…everything! This is one of the hardest lessons. Saying no brings guilt…it brings a sen...
  • Blogs I follow:
    on May 25, 2015 in Currently blogs
    Recently I read this post on blogs they follow. I loved it. I thought I would give it a try. The blogs that I follow and read on a daily basis are real people. People that I admire, décor that I like and I simply think I may have a few things in com...
  • Stuff
    on May 20, 2015 in Simple Living simple living
    We can finally start setting up for our garage sale. This is stuff we “used” to own. Stuff we have purged from our lives since last fall. The funny thing is we may have more to get rid of. The sad thing is that this “stuff” fi...
  • Behind the blogger…
    on May 19, 2015 in Uncategorized behind the blogger
    Hello Friends! I am so new to blogging, lets say about 6 months ago. I am hoping that this little space of mine will eventually get bigger. But as you all know…this takes time. I have come to realize so many things 1. You don’t have to po...
  • Surviving a fast paced work environment.Sometimes I don’t know how I survive it. I have been working at a hospital for almost 8 years. My 12 hour shifts are long but they are very strenuous as well. Truth is I love the adrenaline rush. My job makes me feel important to be there. My j...
  • Routine
    on Feb 28, 2015 in Simple Living routine
    (picture taken in Frankenmuth Michigan, one of our favorite places to be!) Routine. To have one or not to have one in your home. It’s a matter of preference. My preference is have one. Reading more into the simple living lifestyle it is not jus...
  • What does simple living mean?
    on Feb 26, 2015 in Simple Living simple living
    (image from pinterest) What does simple living mean? As I continue reading and exploring new ideas of simple living, I figured out that there are so many different ways that people go about living a simple life. There is not a wrong way to do it. You...
  • Cleaning the surfacesAs we moved further in our simple life journey, we read our next chapter which was cleaning the surfaces. Lippincott suggested to remove everything from each surface and keeping it clean for at least one week. We thought this women was nuts? I mean c...
  • Fried Rice
    on Feb 25, 2015 in Recipes Fried Rice
    We navigated away from Chinese takeout. In the past two years we may have gone three times. We decided to boycott because of the use of msg in Chinese food. We have an easy fried rice recipe that is our go to if we are craving Chinese food. Ingredie...
  • Simple life plan
    on Feb 24, 2015 in Simple Living simple living
    Following our simple life plan.  As Christine mentioned before she started to read Lippincott’s book Simple Living. Of course as usually she read ahead and sped through the first couple of chapters. Not knowing that there were special assignm...
  • Simple Life part two
    on Feb 24, 2015 in Simple Living simple life
    The story so far… Which is what I should have started out with. I am a little backwards don’t mind me. Stacy and I moved in our first apartment 6 years ago. Wow, time flies.  I remembered being so excited that we spent months looking for...
  • Simple life
    on Feb 24, 2015 in Simple Living simple life
      Why we are choosing to live a more simple life. We are choosing to live this way because we wanted to change our outlook on things. There had to be something better than what we were doing. We aren’t doing this to get anyone’s appr...
  • Enjoy quiet
    on Feb 24, 2015 in Simple Living Quiet
    Quiet. Do you have time to enjoy it? When we read our book, the third lesson was about learning how to enjoy quiet. To be honest my mind is always turning its wheels, its like a clock. The gears are constantly moving every which way. When I get an i...
  • Organization: Operation Closet
  • Gallery WallsRecently I jut wanted to lighten up the mood in my blog. I love writing about how to live a simple life, how I choose to be happy. I also wanted to share something I love to do as well. I have a decorating problem. Trying to live a more simple life r...
  • Everything happens for a reason:Everything happens for a reason. So they say. At one point in my life I didn’t pay attention to this. I had a why me?How is this fair? attitude. Until now… I have found value in these phases of life. I found out what this phrase meant and...
  • Happiness is…        Realistically we do make our own happiness. We choose our own paths. We choose how to live our lives. However if life takes a wrong turn and it was out of our hands , we do ultimately choose how to deal with it. In the past, back in th...
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