Hi my name is Sarah. Some of my top 3 interests are family, fitness and finances. My life is not ordinary so may not look simple to some- but we follow our budget and I save where I can so we can spend based on our values. Nice to meet you all and excited to read your posts!
The master in the art of living makes little distinction between his work and his play, his labor and his leisure, his mind and his body, his information and his recreation, his love and his religion. He hardly knows which is which. He simply pursues his vision of excellence at whatever he does, leaving others to decide whether he is working or
current weight: 157.0
Fitness Minutes: (12,905) Posts: 1,674 10/28/10 12:28 P
I'm Sandy and I live in New Mexico. I am all about frugal! Especially in this economy. We are down to a one income household. I haven't bought anything new in a year and would like to keep it that way. Only replacing something when it breaks and not because I always feel I need a backup. It is nice to be here and happy frugaling
:-)) Sandy CONSISTENCY IS KEY, WATER IS ESSENTIAL!
You only fail if you quit trying.
I can be brave when learning or trying something new I shall be bold by pushing myself to the next level I can be fierce by being determined in setting my goals and reaching them I shall give a full 100% of me and feel FABULOUS about the woman I am
current weight: 131.5
Fitness Minutes: (57,619) Posts: 9,142 10/28/10 1:28 A
My name is Kristen. I joined SparkPeople back in the beginning of August and have slowly been trying to get myself into a healthier lifestyle. I also am trying to beak away from the commercialism that is raging at the moment and learn to live a simpler and happier life!
Hello Everyone. My name is Beth and I've benn with SP off and on since 2006. This is my first time to sign up for a team concerning finances. My husband and I are both on social security disability which means a fixed income. I want to be able to share some of my "woe is me" days as well as my accomplishments both weight and finance wise. We currently have our son, daughter-in-law and grandson living with us which has really stretched our finances. I hoping to get some really good ideas from this team on spending and especially saving.
Success to All, Beth
One day at a time, sweet Jesus.
Don't reward yourself with food. You are not a dog!
Courage does not always roar. Sometimes it is a quiet voice at the end of the day, saying,"I will try again tomorrow."
current weight: 251.0
Fitness Minutes: (8,698) Posts: 415 10/19/10 9:11 A
I just found this team forum! I'm working on frugal and simple living...it's hard sometimes, with so much going on around me, but I do okay, I guess, most of the time. I'm hoping to pick up some hints so I don't go overboard in the other direction.
Hello everyone! My name is Tanya. I am new to the team and looking forward to making changes in my way of living for the better. I look forward to meeting every one and also being a active part on the team!! :)
Movement is a medicine for creating change in a person's physical, emotional, and mental states. ~Carol Welch
Pounds lost: 4.6
Fitness Minutes: (1,896) Posts: 138 10/13/10 10:26 P
A big to Linda, Cheryl, and Kurt for the welcome message and "Best Wishes" SparkGoodie. I'm always looking for new ways to enhance my healthy living journey. This team sounds like it may provide the means of sharing ideas about frugal, simple living while still allowing me to maintain the levels of personal health, nutritional, and overall general lifestyle standards I have set for myself.
Fitness Minutes: (216) Posts: 22 10/12/10 2:25 P
Hello. I am new here. I joined this team because I am a stay at home mom of 4 kids and I am always looking for ways to save money. I am hoping to get some good ideas about being frugal and staying healthy at the same time.
Everyone! My goal is to maintain a healthy lifestyle that includes adhering to a nutritious diet, staying physically active, maintaining a positive attitude, and living a life that allows me to stay focused on my priorities, recognize the differences between 'wants' and 'needs', and appreciate the simple joys awaiting me with every moment of every day. Striving to live a 'simple life' has given new meaning and purpose to my healthy journey.
Hi, new to this group, but have been with spark for a while. I'm a confirmed pack-rat and live in a house with only one closet. I have a basement and attic, but am trying to keep them clean as well. I'm looking to get my house and life in order and am using all the inexpensive/free tools I can find to do it. I'm loving Spark, Loving my public library, and I also use the flylady.net site which helps with decluttering and simplifying.
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