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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 Schedule2020-07-23T15:29:21+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 Minimally2020-07-23T15:29:48+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

Creating Spaces That We Love

This past Christmas my husband bought me Joanna Gaines’ book Home Body.  After looking at all of the beautiful rooms that she had designed I was motivated to change up some things in our home. I drove out to the nearest Home Goods, pulled into the parking lot and then quickly remembered my goal [...]

Creating Spaces That We Love2019-07-17T19:29:04+00:00

Simplifying Your Wardrobe

I have always loved shopping for new clothes.  Sometimes my family would make a day out of it- we would shop a little, get lunch, shop some more, stop for coffee and then head home.  It was always fun- spending time together and going home with some new outfits that made you feel great. [...]

Simplifying Your Wardrobe2019-07-17T19:29:27+00:00

The Holiday Season: What We’re Doing Differently

This time of year is wonderful.  I love seeing the decorated houses and streets, watching Christmas movies and drinking hot chocolate.  It's also the time of year when you might be expected to decorate your own home and buy gifts for your loved ones.  While enjoying all that the holidays bring I often end [...]

The Holiday Season: What We’re Doing Differently2019-07-17T19:30:17+00:00