Simple and Serene Living

A former counselor, I now sell vintage and antiques and blog about life and the things in life that affect women of all ages. I am a divrced mom and grandmother. I love the simple things in life and I am in pursuit of a simple, frugal way of living. 

WHERE ART THOU AUTUMN?

I look at the calendar and it says that Fall arrived yesterday, and yes I see subtle changes....more

SUBTLE AUTUMN CHANGES AND WALKING

Even though the days are still hot, the mornings have cooled down and are perfect for walking. I have stuck to my plan and have walked every morning since I wrote my post last week....more

FEELING NOSTALGIC

Maybe it's the rainy day, or maybe it's the date on the calendar.September 17th 2016....more

LET'S GO WALKING

No doubt about the fact that this has been a really hot summer, and that translates into the fact that most days it was just too hot to get out and walk.I love to walk, and when I don't walk on a regular basis I feel sluggish. This morning the temperature was 55 degrees. Perfect for walking.I put on my walking sandals and a light jacket and hit the pavement, and while I was walking I made a vow to myself to get back into a regular walking program....more

DEFINITELY STILL SUMMER

I don't know what it is like on your neck of the woods, but it is definitely still summer here in Kentucky. Labor Day may have come and gone, but the sweltering heat is still upon us....more

VINTAGE DECOR TRENDS

This morning when I first checked my phone for new emails, I noticed that Etsy had an article on the newest trends in vintage decor....more

RESTRUCTURING LIFE

I can't believe it has been eleven days since I wrote my last post. I loved all of the memories you shared of your childhood summers. So many of us seem to share the same memories....more

SIMPLE SUMMER DAYS

A couple of days ago I was complaining about how quickly summer seems to go by and how much I miss simple summer days.Then I came across this in my Facebook feed, (You can find the source here.) I often wonder just when did we stop doing all of the things that made summer so much fun. Did we think we were too grown up? Were we too busy?...more

GOOD GRIEF ENOUGH WITH THE TEETH ALREADY

First of all I want to thank all of you for your sweet comments concerning the death of my brother-in-law. My sister seems to be handling it well and is moving forward. Now, about that teeth, or should I say tooth, issue ....more

INEVITABILITY

There are so many things in life that we consider inevitable. We are born, we go through ups and downs, we age, we pay taxes, and of course we all must die....more
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