28 Fall Mantel Ideas 

Autumn is such a beautiful time of the year. It’s great to get outdoors & enjoy the beauty nature has to offer. However, you can enjoy some of that beauty right in your own home! Midwest Living shares ways to prepare your mantel (or any long flat surface) for Autumn, adding Fall color to your […]

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Beginning a Life of Simple Joy Step 2: Ask for Help

In this episode, Jean Ann Duckworth discusses the second step to begin A Life of Simple Joy: Ask for Help The world is not going to end if you admit you need help. Time to stop trying to do it all yourself & enlist the help if others. First, you must learn the proper way […]

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Fall Crafts with Leaves 

Go for an Autumn walk with your kids, gathering leaves along the way. Then use those beautiful Autumn leaves to create some of these craft projects from BHG. What a Simple Joy!  Autumn Leaves

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Beginning a Life of Simple Joy Step 1: M*I*S*S 

In this episode, Jean Ann Duckworth discusses the first step to begin A Life of Simple Joy: M*I*S*S: Make It Simple, Sweetie. As hard as it may seem, you begin by choosing something that cause you stess, then simply ask yourself 3 questions: Does it need to be done at all? What about it specifically […]

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Decorate Your Entry for Fall 

BHG offers a variety of ways to turn your home into an Autumn welcome using plants, wreaths, gourds and more. Mix and match these ideas to create a unique welcome to your home.  Autumn Welcome

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Beginning a Life of Simple Joy: Introduction

Stress is a dominant part of your life. This impacts areas of your life you never realized. Stress overwhelms your mind, body, & spirit. Life is simply stressful, you think. How am I supposed to fix this? A Life of Simple Joy offers you ways to recognize the causes of your stess & simple ways […]

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30 Fresh Fall Apple Recipes 

Earlier, I shared the best apples to use for recipes. Well, here are some recipes so you can tryout those wonderful apples. Mmm, can’t wait to try the slow cooker apple butter in the photo above! Apple Recipes

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51 Slow-Cooker Suppers 

You KNOW how crazy I am about my slow cookers! And if you don’t you should know right off that I have 3 of them: small, medium & large! I prepare entire meals using my slow cookers, including most of my Thanksgiving meal. But more on that later. I am ALWAYS on the lookout for […]

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Beautiful Fall Centerpieces 

Add a punch of Autumn color to your home with these beautiful & simple-to-create Fall centerpieces from Midwest Living. Centerpieces

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