Tools for Simpler Living


As with anything else, having good tools makes simpler living easier as well.

  • Calendar – I prefer Google calendar, but one you can take with you is ideal. But, that doesn’t mean you schedule something immediately. You still want to think before saying yes.
  • The Declutter Calendar so you can take care of one small area at a time
  • Quiet time space daily for silence and centering
  • A labeler so everything is neatly labeled. Feels better than my messy scrawl.
  • A money program that tracks your spending and updates at a click of a button. is good.
  • Automatic savings from your bank that moves money every paycheck
  • A journal to uncover your needs and discover what is important to you
  • Routines – so you don’t have to re-decide when to clean, pay bills, etc.


  • Jane says:

    Nice photos and I really enjoy your postings. That bird is called a Cedar Waxwing. Thank you for giving me a little peace through my days with your thoughts and all you share on this blog, it’s appreciated. Jane

  • Beth:
    I just wanted to thank you for your newsletters and declutter calendars.


  • Beth Dargis says:

    You are very welcome Susan.

  • Beth Dargis says:

    Hi Jane, the photos are from my daughter. I am glad you enjoyed it and for letting us know they type of bird.

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