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Four Reasons to Simplify Today

You already know more $$$ won’t make you happier, right?  Princeton researchers have concluded that above a basic level of income to cover everyday living, more money doesn’t correlate with happiness. A penny saved is a penny earned.  You probably think I stole that line from your grandma. Mine taught me that too.  By saving, […]

Continue Reading By on October 8, 2013 in simple living

Flour Sack Mama’s Tips for Simpler Living

Welcome to FlourSackMama.com, where we say that yesterday’s thriftiness inspires today’s better living.  I’m inspired by my grandparents who married during the Great Depression and lived frugally because they had no other choice.  They grew much of their own food, fixed things instead of throwing them away, and lived happily with less stuff than most […]

Continue Reading By on June 5, 2012 in home, simple living