How to Start Saving Money

Multiply-by-25 Rule (from passion savings) The Multiply-by-25 Rule (click on link for full article) “The power of the Multiply-by-25 Rule is how it gets to the nitty-gritty of what is going on in the money management project. Why is it you want to save? It’s so that your money can start earning money, and thereby a bit of…

My Three Simple Steps to Happiness

1. Live in the moment instead of always wishing for something else. 2. Concentrate on what you want Instead of constantly pointing out what you don’t want. 3. Don’t be overly concerned about what others are doing.

Alone in the World Together

I’ve been taking some more steps towards my goal in becoming a minimalist. It’s taking me years but it’s my journey and I’m doing it at the pace that works for me. Anyway, I’m clearing out the garage. Some of these boxes have been sealed since 2009. It’s been interesting seeing certain things and wondering…

In the Moment

I’m trying something new. I’ve started to jot down on paper ideas that pop into my head. This composition happened yesterday while I was outside planting some rose cuttings. I took off my garden gloves  went inside. Grabbed a notebook, wrote it down then returned to my task. Please tell me your thoughts. What came…

Helpful Money Hints…things that worked for me

This started out as a status update for Facebook but I decided to turn it into a blog entry when it got so long. I don’t think I’m the best person to give financial advise but I was told by a few people maybe I should share some of the ways I’ve saved for my…

The Story of Toast

“What is your useful skill in a tangible situation?” I really wanted to share this story. I think it deserves to be heard. Not that I have such a huge following but even if only one other person reads it I’m ok with that. I think the story is worth sharing.

Finding My Passion

A little while back I posted the following on my Facebook page: I read and hear this all the time: “The risks we don’t take are the ones we will regret. And the first step to any achievement is to find the courage to take a risk, do what you love, and commit to your goal.” Now…