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Hi, I'm Stephanie. I believe that simple living is the key to long term health and happiness, so I try to live my life according to Blue Zone principles. I'm here to encourage you to consume less so you can live more.
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Everything That's Been Hard Lately

An ominous title for a post, I know. I do, in general, want to keep this space a spot of calmness and simplicity in a chaotic world. But before I can really do that and explain why and how I live slow and simple, I need to go back and explain all the things that were hard. This post is the only one that's a bit …

Things Look Different

Things look different around here. Maybe you noticed when you opened this post, and maybe it didn't hit you until I told you to look around, but it is different. Maybe you picked up on the fact that the post title isn't just about a blog layout.

Everything I Bought (and Acquired) in 2019

This post may contain affiliate links.  Everything that comes into my home is inventory that I have to manage.  Whether I buy it or accept it from someone else, I am now in charge of tracking, using, and caring for that thing.  This includes things like groceries of course, but it also includes physical items th…

Full Home Inventory (Plus a House Tour)

This post may contain affiliate links.  The question I get most often when I post anything about my Project 3000 progress is 'do you even have 3,000 items in your home?!'  Short answer, no.  Long answer is that I created an inventory of every item in our home, with the caveat being that I didn't incl…

Why I Simplify (Everything)

If you remember from the beginning of the year, my word for 2019 has been 'edit.'  I've absolutely been sticking with that for the last 6 months, even getting a new job so I could edit out the biggest annoyances of my old one - taking the train every day and going to court.  I'm constantly editing my…