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It’s Working: Watching my kids embrace a life of less

I have 3 kids. My oldest, Jameson, is 7. Raegan is 5 and Amelia is rapidly approaching 2. I feel so grateful to have been awakened to this new life…

4 unexpected benefits of implementing minimalism

There were many things I knew to expect when I shifted toward a more simple life. I anticipated we would have more money in our savings, more time and I…

“That’s Not Very Minimalist.”

I really had no idea how my family would react when I declared I wanted us to be minimalists. I knew I was committed, but I was unsure to what…

Taking Our Minimalism on the Road

Spring break is such a busy and chaotic time to travel. We have always avoided it. Now that our kids are in school, we have found it necessary to use designated…

The Simplify Your Life Meal Plan: For Those of Us That are Over it!

Meal planning is my nemesis! Prior to kids, food consumption looked a whole lot different and dreamier than it does today.

Raising Minimalist Kids: 5 Strategies to Get Your Kids on Board

Raising Minimalist Kids Less toys! What I once thought was unattainable was now within my grasp. In an effort to encourage and motivate my kiddos for when their newly minimalist Momma came…

Our UnBusy Summer

I started out this summer like I typically do. Stoked! Stoked to spend time with my kids and revel in the joys of a Michigan summer. There isn’t anything quite…

When Mom Goes Minimalist

Recently I heard a friend of a friend say, “I’m a minimalist.” She was talking about something totally unrelated to minimalism. My ears perked up and my heart skipped a…

How to Minimalize Your kitchen

I tackled my kitchen with the same ferociousness I did my clothing. I am sitting here trying to come up with a 3 point plan or a 10 point plan on…

Minimalism: An Outward Expression of an Inward Transformation

If you had asked me what I thought minimalism was a few years ago, I would have said something like, “I think it’s when crazy people get rid of their…


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Have Yourself an Intentional Christmas: Life Giving Holiday Traditions

Have Yourself An Intentional Christmas: Life Giving Holiday Traditions

Year after year there are holiday traditions, activities and even simple family Christmas movie nights I have wanted to orchestrate that go undone. They always seem to take a back…

Fall2017 What I Learned

Fall: What I learned

With each change in season comes the ability to take what we have learned and apply it to the next. I’ve been diligently following the Podcast and writings of Emily…

100 minimalist holiday gift ideas

100 Minimalist Holiday Gift Ideas

Curb the Clutter The holidays are fast approaching. They have me purging and prepping in order to fearlessly take on this season of excess. This will be our families first…

The Simplify Your Life Meal Plan

The Simplify Your Life Meal Plan: For Those of Us That are Over it!

Meal planning is my nemesis! Prior to kids, food consumption looked a whole lot different and dreamier than it does today.

Choosing gratitude in the moments of frustration

Choosing Gratitude in the Small Moments of Frustration

Small Moments of Frustration It was early in the morning, and my oldest two were just off to school. The baby of the family was still sound asleep in her…

How to Purge Your Summer Wardrobe

The end of a season is the perfect time to purge. It was the dead of winter when we adopted minimalism. I donated more sweaters than I ever knew I owned.…