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Before You Buy That…Tips for Shopping Intentionally

Over the past couple of months I have found myself falling into old habits such as going to Target just because and making so many Costco trips that my phone started to predict my shopping schedule... This month we decided to start fresh.  Our grace period after buying our first home is officially over [...]

Before You Buy That…Tips for Shopping Intentionally2020-02-18T11:48:43+00:00

Minimalism Is Not Perfectionism

This past year brought with it many adventures for Travis and I.  Most recently, we bought our first home together! After closing in late November we moved in right before the Thanksgiving holiday hit.  Since then we’ve been going non-stop. Unpacking, having family visit to see our first official home, and going to Lowes [...]

Minimalism Is Not Perfectionism2020-01-27T22:29:09+00:00

Making Time for Yourself

At the beginning of this school year I took a few moments to think about how many more Vitamin C tablets I had left in the bottle (I make a point to take one each day, especially during the school year and flu season).  Yet as the second week of school rolled in, so [...]

Making Time for Yourself2019-10-06T17:34:35+00:00

Automating Your Morning Routine

Mornings have the potential to become quite hectic.  I can’t count how many times I’ve let a not so perfect morning affect my attitude.  Whether it’s changing outfits three times, waking up late or a fuse blowing in the middle of me blow drying my hair, I’ve been known to let the unpredictable get [...]

Automating Your Morning Routine2019-09-09T22:48:42+00:00

5 Benefits of Starting a Garden

If you had given me a plant of any kind 6 years ago it would have been dead within a week.  Growing up I had always had a brown thumb.  I thought plants were lovely- I just never managed to keep many of them alive.  In middle school I asked my mom if I [...]

5 Benefits of Starting a Garden2019-08-14T13:09:13+00:00

Simplify Your Schedule

Do a quick Google search on “people pleaser” and this definition from Psychology Today immediately pops up: “one of the nicest and most helpful people you know.  They never say no”. I’m not sure about you, but for the majority of my life this is the “bucket” I would place myself in. Today, I’m [...]

Simplify Your Schedule2019-07-16T13:37:21+00:00

Live With Less, Travel With Less: A Guide to Packing Minimally

Summer is in full swing and for many of us that means some kind of vacation is just around the corner.  For Travis and I that meant our first week long family cruise. After overpacking for our ski trips this past winter (I probably wore about one third of what I brought with me) [...]

Live With Less, Travel With Less: A Guide to Packing Minimally2019-07-09T18:49:02+00:00

5 Steps to Budget Friendly Meal Planning

I love to eat.  I even enjoy cooking most of the time.  However I have tried and tried again to trick myself into loving meal planning and I have failed miserably each time.  In my mind I picture myself happily cooking away and then storing everything in our fridge in a beautifully organized way. [...]

5 Steps to Budget Friendly Meal Planning2019-07-06T16:40:52+00:00