life, minimalism

I’m Back from My Six-Month Hiatus!

Ok, so it's been 6 months since I last posted anything. Oops. I really don't have a good excuse. Life happens. What's important is that I'm back with lots of more tips to share with you amd more ideas for what I want to do with this blog, so I hope you stick around! An… Continue reading I’m Back from My Six-Month Hiatus!

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Why I’m So Excited to Downsize

The time has come for us to leave California so my husband can continue pursuing his education and find more job opportunities in his industry. We will be moving to Utah, which is both terrifying and...well, mostly terrifying. All our close family members live in the same town as us, so to say that I'm… Continue reading Why I’m So Excited to Downsize

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Tiny Living: Could You Do it?

For the past few years, I've been intrigued by people who pare down all of their belongings and drastically downsize to tiny living. If you've never heard of the tiny house movement, where have you been? Go google some pictures or take a look at Pinterest. It's amazing the ideas people have on how to… Continue reading Tiny Living: Could You Do it?

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Confession: I Almost Quit This Blog

Well, friends, it's a new year and I have several blog post ideas from last year that never came to fruition. They are still sitting in my draft box. My goal has always been to come out with 1 or 2 blog posts per month, but that hasn't happened for several reasons. One thing I've been struggling… Continue reading Confession: I Almost Quit This Blog

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Thanksgiving and Black Friday Hype

Thanksgiving has always been one of my favorite holidays. In my family, it's usually when everybody comes together, and I just think it's a load of fun! I love the reminder of giving thanks for the blessings we have and celebrating the simpler things in life. Also, who doesn't love an excuse to eat a… Continue reading Thanksgiving and Black Friday Hype

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Why Letting Go of Clutter is So Hard

Decluttering is not always easy. There are many items we hold onto for years that are hard to part with. These items are often connected to memories, unfinished projects, or are kept out of a sense of duty. Old wedding dresses, papers, unused gifts, broken objects you meant to fix, mementos of the past. The… Continue reading Why Letting Go of Clutter is So Hard

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How to Organize Your Linen Closet

Sorry my posts are a little sporadic. I'm trying to find my groove while adjusting to pregnancy exhaustion and an active toddler. A while back, a friend requested that I write a blog post on how to organize a linen closet. Well, we don't have too many linens in the first place, and they are… Continue reading How to Organize Your Linen Closet

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What Do I Really Need for Baby?

Well, I'm pregnant again! With my first son only just having turned 1 in July, lots of people are asking me if this pregnancy was planned. So nosey. I get it though. To have kids this close together has to be an accident right? Well, actually no. I wanted another baby. I have had people… Continue reading What Do I Really Need for Baby?

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Minimal Makeup

As a mom, I find that sometimes the "clutter" that really gets to me is not just physical messes all over the house, but a hectic and scattered schedule. I think that when we are seeking to declutter, we should really reach beyond our environment and into every aspect of our lives. This week, I've… Continue reading Minimal Makeup

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Keeping it Tidy with a Baby

I've always refused to believe that having kids would mean that my house would always be a wreck. To be sure, kids are messy. Add to that the never-ending exhaustion of parenthood, and who has the time for cleaning? The first few weeks after we brought Aiden home, really the last thing on my mind… Continue reading Keeping it Tidy with a Baby