Category Archives: Simple Life

Tips for Taking Better Holiday Photographs

One of my favourite holiday activities is pulling out the camera and aggravating friends and family, while taking a lot of bad photographs. This is one season when I really appreciate digital cameras. I take hundreds of pictures and with any … Continue reading

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8 Tips for Keeping it Simple at Christmas

Every year, Friends got a lot of mileage out of holiday angst in their Thanksgiving episodes. There’s an expectation that major holidays are a time to celebrate with family and friends. And that’s not a bad thing. However, bringing together … Continue reading

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How to Save Money on Christmas Spending

Work from a Budget Make a list of everyone you plan to give holiday gifts to this year with an estimate of what you want to spend. Add a small buffer for unexpected gifts for people you forgot to include, … Continue reading

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7 Steps Towards a More Satisfying Life

Psychologist Sonja Lyubomirsky, of the University of California, has conducted considerable research in the area of personal satisfaction. The following seven points summarize her findings. There’s a lot of common sense wrapped up in these steps. Unfortunately, our calendars and … Continue reading

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