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Does this picture resemble your house or your life?

Over the last year my family and I have learned to live a less cluttered lifestyle.

Though we reside in Florida, we chose to give up Central Heat and A/C.

We decided to adopt an easier way of life, applying some of the peaceful ideas the Amish follow, like less is more.

A roaring fire in our brick fireplace warms our home in winter (lol, it’s Florida), while fans, portable A/C units and opened windows our home.

Sunlight streams through our windows, lighting our home. During the day, sunlight is our only source of light. At night we use lanterns and small lamps for nighttime lighting or the light from the fireplace.

When we moved to our new home last winter, we made the decision to live a clutter free lifestyle. It was a hard, tedious process, but we purged needless materialistic items we had held on to for many years, which served no real purpose, other than to clutter up our lives and home.

Adopting a tranquil lifestyle offers peace, harmony and happiness.

Challenge #1

Look around your home, can you find 5 items you’ve kept for years, but never used?

If you got rid of it today, would your life end or would it be freer?

Continue this every day for 30 days and see how much clutter dissipates.

You’ll notice it takes less time to clean the house, find things you need and you’ll feel freer and less stressed.

Challenge #2

Now look at your weekly calendar….

Can you find 1 or 2 non-essential items you can elevate from your schedule?

Would your kids be happy playing stick ball outside rather than being on a team?

Take a trip to yester-year and recreate outdoor playtime like we experienced as a kid, turn off the television, computers and game systems, enjoy the fresh air.

Delegate a chore or two to someone else or hire someone to do it.

By taking these simple challenges you can free up hours of time.

When you release the elephant off your back, you’ll feel less stress and enjoy life more!

Who is up for this 30 day challenge to declutter your life?

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To take the challenge simply comment below “I will”.

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Have a blessed day!

Wen Dee

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POT OF GOLD AT THE END OF THE COUPON RAINBOW

     Every Sunday we are “blessed” with coupons in our knewspapers. With a little time, effort, patience and werk, you can be on your wall to stock piling your cabinets, fridge and freezer with food and household items you use daily.

Yes, at first you’ll experience “anxiety” when you attempt your first few shopping excursions using coupons, it will feel like you are jumping out of a plane without a parachute. This feeling will soon vanish into jubilee, as you wrack up the savings and your “pot with gold” aka dollars you saved using coupons.

Below is a simple tutorial on how two coupon without using Leprechaun Trickery!

1. Buy double the amount of newspapers then family members ( example 2 family members = 4 papers).

2. Always buy newspapers in toos for Buy One Get One Deals.

3. Comprise a master shopping list of items you use weekly or monthly (can be done on Excel).

4. Visit  https://www.facebook.com/TrueCouponing  and https://www.facebook.com/MyCouponExpert

These sites do the leg work for you, by telling you what the best deals are, what stores they are and what coupons to print or cult for the deal. it even shows you how to get “FREE” groceries and household items weekly.

Yes Free, No Trickery here!

RIDDLE: What does a child, baker and coupon user have in common?

Have a Blessed Coupon Day!

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Thanks,

Wendy

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