Category Archives: simple lifestyle

sharing recipes … coconut creamed rice

This is my favourite ‘sweets’ recipe at the moment … since going ‘added sugar-free’ for a few months now, I have struggled to find a dessert that is quick and easy to make (this is made in the microwave), sugar-free, and of course, delicious! Well, I struggle no longer, and here it is … It […]

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simple life: fresh start to the new year …

I found some wonderful insights into starting the new year the right way this morning, and I thought I would share with you … you can find the original post here. Take a 10-30 minutes walk every day, and while you walk smile. Play more games. Make time to practice meditation, yoga and prayer. Spend […]

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Trying something new …

Ok, I admit it … I like routines. I like the old and familiar. I like the usual. I don’t do change really well. But I have been enjoying reading a couple of blogs where something new is the order of the day. Peppermint of One Little Bird Designs blogs about her weekly ‘new’ feature […]

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Hello, public holiday … nice to have you visit!

Is it just me, or are public holidays a great time to play ‘catch-up’ … I’ve been a busy bee today. I’ve cleaned out the ‘plastics’ cupboard in the kitchen, given the microwave a good clean ( a cup or two of water, 1 tablespoon white vinegar … heat for 5 minutes, then wipe clean!), […]

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simple life: maintaining the illusion of a tidy home!

A tidy home … I dream about this! Seriously, I do! Out of my family of (almost) four adults, I am the one who takes this concept seriously. I am happy when I am surrounded by order, but I must be honest and say that it is a rare thing to have a completely tidy […]

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simple life: digital receipts

Let’s get it out front … I go down rabbit holes. You know how it is … I see something, and it sounds like a fabulous idea. Then I see something else, and that looks pretty good. And then something else comes along … and I embrace it all! This last week, the floods up […]

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1,004 and counting …

Yes, last week the 1000th post snuck up on me, and I missed it!!! That’s a lot of posts, don’t you think? Spread over four years, approximately 250 posts a year … I’m a ‘real’ blogger now, I guess! 😉 Lately, I have been thinking ‘simple’ thoughts … this is probably the result of recently […]

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