Category Archives: Creative Deprivation

Memories of Christmas Past vs Christmas Today

MEMORIES OF CHRISTMAS PAST Christmas was a simpler, more joyous time that most people looked forward to with great excitement. We loved the annual traditions; making cookies and fudge, going to see the lights, chatting while wrapping presents,¬† playing card … Continue reading

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A simple way to be more content with life. (Creative Deprivation)

Amy Daczycn, who successfully raised six children¬† says when ice cream cones were a rare treat her kids were happy with a junior size cone, savoring every drip. But, a small cone became less appreciated if the children received one … Continue reading

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Creative Deprivation Can Help Us Appreciate the Small Things

This is an article printed in the Tightwad Gazette long ago by the delightful Amy Dacyczyn who raised six children. At a yard sale I attended, a ten-year- old kid was barely visible behind a table piled with GI Joe … Continue reading

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