Category Archives: keeping life simple

Goat Cuddling at Caromont Farms

Last year,  Gail Page-Hobbs, the owner of Caromont Farms in Esmont Virginia, put out a request for volunteers to help feed and cuddle goats during her farm’s very busy kidding season. She was shocked by the overwhelming response. Her request … Continue reading

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30 Day Minimalist Challenge (Days 19, 20 & 28)

19 & 20. Virtual disconnect I did my three days in a row. It was eye opening to realize how often I reach for my phone throughout the day. I carried a book with me and did a lot more reading … Continue reading

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Minimalist Challenge (Days 25 & 26)

25.  Declutter the unusual spots. Today we’re going to tackle the “unusual” places where junk accumulates. This includes under your sink,  and even behind the couch. I chose my closet. Cleaned things up a bit and added three pairs of shoes … Continue reading

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30 Day Minimalist Challenge (Days 23 & 24)

Hope everyone had a nice Christmas! I took a few days off from the challenge while I was out of town.   23. Take your time. This evening take your time – with everything. Once you relax for the evening it’s … Continue reading

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Minimalist Challenge (Days 18, 19 and 20)

Virtual disconnect  I didn’t realize until about noon yesterday that I was supposed to be doing this and figured there was no point in starting halfway through the day.  My virtual disconnect will start today.

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30 Day Minimalist Challenge (Days 16 & 17)

16. Tackling sentimental items.  This was a tough one for me. I finally parted with my “dit” blanket. Dit is a word that I made up for the ring of silky nylon along the edges, which I rubbed between my fingers … Continue reading

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30 Day Minimalist Challenge (Days 14 & 15)

14. Turn your bedroom into a place of relaxation. Remove the clutter from your bedroom (on top of your nightstand, the foot of your bed, etc). An hour before bed disconnect from electronics to allow yourself time to calm down … Continue reading

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