How Downsizing Upsized Our Lives

Warren kissing Betsy

I am so excited to feature this guest post from Betsy & Warren of Married With Luggage, one of my all-time favorite blogs. Betsy and Warren sold everything they owned, including their home, to realize their dream of traveling the world. This post is about how they turned their dream into their current reality, and […]

Read my interview at Simpler Living!

Times Union staff photo by John Carl D'Annibale:

I was so excited when the lovely Naomi Seldin of the fabulous blog Simpler Living asked me to participate in her series of interviews with other bloggers. I finally got around to answering her questions, and you can read the entire interview here. Simpler Living has become one of my favorite blogs, as it offers […]

Frugal, At-Home Beauty Treatments

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Gorgeous! Here I am testing out one of the Frugal Beauty Treatments I want to share with you. Because just because you don’t want to spend spa-level money doesn’t mean you can’t have a spa-level experience. I’m also showing off the evidence of my recent shoulder surgery — bandages and rashes across my collarbone. Sexy! […]

Drought tolerance

These flowers were planted just two years ago. This one is my favorite, the Matilija poppy. Lavender… And this one’s called lion’s tail. I love it, but it only bloomed like this for about two weeks in June. All of these plants are drought tolerant, and we didn’t need to water them all winter. What […]