Top 6 Reasons to Establish a Simple Meal Plan Routine

There are many benefits to meal planning. Simple living and minimalism.

Inside: Top 6 reasons to establish a meal planning routine and simplify your life today.

Figuring out what to feed our families or ourselves day in and day out can be a huge source of stress for many people, myself included!  If I don’t take the time to plan out my meals, around 6:00 PM my house becomes a little (ok a LOT) hectic. read more


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5 Tips to Combat Toy Clutter

Learn how to combat toy clutter with these 5 tips. Simple living with kids. Minimalism. Declutter your space.

Inside: Simple tips to declutter toys.

If you have kids you know all too well the constant battle of keeping your house tidy and picked up.

For the first year of parenthood I thought we did pretty good at keeping the toy chaos under control. Then came the first Christmas.  And then the first birthday.  And it was like the number of toys grew exponentially over night. read more

FREE Printable Checklist to Declutter 100 Things Today

100 items to declutter from your home today. Download your free printable checklist to declutter 100 items. Simple living and minimalism.

When I first decided that I wanted to declutter our home I was very overwhelmed! I knew my motivation for decluttering, that was the easy part.  But the actual decluttering part was what got me.

We had tons of stuff in most rooms of our home.  Most drawers were full. Our closets had stuff we no longer needed. The basement shelves had boxes we hadn’t opened since we moved in. I wasn’t really sure where to begin. read more

How to Practice Mindfulness During These 5 Parenting Tasks

5 parenting tasks to practice mindfulness

Have you ever made it to the end of a day only to realize you have no idea what book you read to your preschooler before bed?  Or what you talked about with your mom on the phone earlier that day?  Or even what you had for breakfast that morning?

I’ve so been there. I spend so much time just rushing from one thing to the next and don’t really stop to think about what I’m doing or who I am with. I don’t have time to slow down, right? I’m a mom! <<That’s what I tell myself anyways.>> read more

How to Write Out Your Ideal Day and What It Has to Do With Simple Living

How to write out your ideal day and what it has to do with simple living

For the past week or so I have been working my way through this e-course.  In one of the first lessons the instructor, Kendra, talks about writing out your “ideal day.”  I had heard about this exercise in the past, but never really thought much about it.  I thought, “that sounds cool”, but never took the time to actually complete the exercise myself and thought, “nah, that sounds too difficult and not very helpful to me and my life.” read more


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