Author Archives: Simpler. Easier. Happier.

Paid Off the Mortgage!

I paid off my 15 year mortgage on my townhouse last month – a couple years early!! It feels so great. I remember about 6 years ago feeling super trapped by debt in a job I hated. Then I found … Continue reading

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Smith Farms

OK, so I just have to give some love to Smith Farms, my favorite place to buy produce in Orange County, California. I’m lucky to have a lot of local organic sources available to me like farmers markets, and farm … Continue reading

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Preppy Minimalist Capsule Wardrobe (updated)

I seem to be settling into my current size for now, so I expanded my wardrobe some. Although a wardrobe based on black as the primary neutral is the most versatile in my opinion, I find the color is a … Continue reading

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Winter Capsule Wardrobe

Winter 333: Here’s the capsule wardrobe I’ve been wearing for the most part this past month. Not including jewelry in my list this time. I have 2 or 3 other skirts I rotate in occasionally as well. Made it really … Continue reading

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Traveling Light

I apologize for being away for so long! I’ve had a crazy schedule at work the past few months. The good news is that I was hired full time after 2 years – previously I was a consultant with a … Continue reading

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Project 333 – The Wrap-up

It’s hard to believe that it’s already three months since I started Project 333! So, my final assessment? The whole experience was MUCH easier than I expected. It’s made me re-evaluate the way I shop and take a hard look … Continue reading

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The Olympics – Without a TV

I don’t have a TV. More specifically, I DO have 2 TVs, but they are not hooked up to anything. They can play DVDS but I don’t even use them for that anymore – I am getting ready to give … Continue reading

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