7 Time Saving Hacks for Big Families

I don’t feel like we have to manage a big family anymore, now that our 3 oldest are out on their own. But I still rely on these things to make our lives run smoothly. 1. Minimalism. If you found me through the Mega Motivation playlist, I know you’ve heard from minimalists already, but I…

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How to declutter and organize your home

You want to declutter and organize your entire home, right? Sounds great! And I have a plan for exactly how to do just that! First off, let’s talk about decluttering. What does it mean to “declutter?” When I’ve done Pinterest searches on decluttering the house, I got a ton of articles… that all talked about…

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Menu Planning at its Easiest

We all have been told that menu planning is important- here again, perfectionism can rear its ugly head. We feel like we must have a beautiful printout, or maybe a chalkboard wall in our trendy kitchen. And the list needs to be full of mouth-watering 3-course meals.

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Four Ways to Decode Your Wardrobe

This is a guest post by Cora, a fellow minimalist mom, expert in kids capsule wardrobes and author of Creature of Joy.   TAGS One time a friend of mine told me the back of her closet was filled with clothing that still had tags on them. This made me chuckle a little bit. Being the frugal…

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Using Time Blocking in Everyday Life

Using Time Blocking in Everyday Life

  I love productivity hacks, I enjoy having schedules and goals and getting things accomplished. Something about having a visual layout of my day and week that helps me grasp everything that I have going on. I’ve learned though, that I can’t cram stuff into my daily or weekly schedule just to have it there, in…

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Building Margins into Your Calendar

Building Margins into Your Calendar

Do you have a schedule that is so packed, you can’t even get it all done? This is a struggle for so many of us and the question is, how do I simplify it? In the culture of today, this is normal. It’s “normal” to have things scheduled for every family member from 8 AM…

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A Day in the Life of a Minimalist Mom

A Day in the Life of a Minimalist Mom

I shared what a typical workday looks like for me, but in all honesty, I only have 1 – 2 workdays each week, the rest of the week I’m a stay-at-home mom with a toddler climbing all over me and holding toys two-inches from my face so I can “see” what he’s talking about… So,…

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