Repair a Foundation Corner

Fix a Foundation Pop

A Mason I am not. But when my Realtor hubby asked me to help him repair a foundation corner pop, I figured I could probably handle it. A “corner pop” is when the corner of a house’s foundation cracks, and pops off. This isn’t usually a structural issue, but it can cause a few problems. […]

Creativity and Living Simply

creativity and simple living~

Creativity isn’t just crayons and art brushes. Everyone benefits from creative expression! It is a uniquely human experience, and can help connect us to our inner selves, our kids, our community, or our history. To tap into your artistic spirit is both healthy and fulfilling, regardless of your background or level of expertise. Creativity meshes […]

Making Space for Me

Making Space for Me

When I finally realized that what my life needed was less stuff and busy-ness, and some time and space for me and my family, I was not in a position to just wake up the next day to a totally different way of living. Right now, DH and I  are in an in-between phase, changing from […]

Simplify Food with Meal Planning

The Simple Approach to Meals When  people hear the terms “simple living” or “minimalism” I’m fairly certain that grocery shopping, meal planning, and cooking aren’t the first things that pop into their minds. But we spend a significant amount of time on these activities. So it makes sense to use a minimalist approach to this integral part of […]