One goal at a time

When you get fired up, or just plain frustrated with your current life situation, it’s tempting to go all out and resolve to donate all of your earthly possessions, quit smoking, never touch a drop of alcohol again and ban chocolate from the house so that you can lose 20-30lbs.  Oh, and stay in touch…

Eudora

This beautiful lady, Eudora (Dora) is my grandmother.  She has Alzheimer’s.  She turned 85 on the 17th of August this year and, in the past two weeks, her mobility has decreased to very little, her speech is slurred and she sleeps much of the time.  She can barely lift her chin from her chest.  It…

Coffee and a chat

Hi, I’m Louise.  Welcome to Minimal Belle!  It’s great to have you here. Those of you who have been following me for a short time on wordpress.com will know that I tend to write about my journey into minimalism and better managing my finances–though I also touch on other areas of my life, such as…