Four years ago I was home with three small kids. I was feeling overwhelmed, restless, and exhausted. I stumbled across minimalism and started decluttering my home. As I went through the decluttering process I started asking myself questions about these things I let into my home and life.
I realized I had been on autopilot in so many areas of my life.
It started my drive to live life with more passion and purpose.
I don’t want my kids to grow up with me left wondering what happened to the years.
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Little nuggets I’ve been sharing about living life. View this post on Instagram After my second baby I struggled with feeling unhappy around every corner. My baby was tough, my marriage was rocky, my body was weird, I was an anxious wreck. IT WASN’T SUPPOSED TO BE THIS WAY! If I wasn’t happy, […]
How to move towards a more minimalist Christmas, a great resource for time management advice and decluttering to prepare for Christmas simple family I was recently interviewed for info on having a minimalist Christmas with my fave station: the CBC. Click here to listen, go to 1 hour and 49 minutes. I have so much […]
This past month one of my dreams came true. My nerd colours are gonna shine through when I tell you about this. The colours you will see are white and red because this is a nerdy dream and a Canadian dream. This past month I was interviewed for a little spot on our local CBC. […]
I used to be a stress ball hostess, now I have an open door policy. Here are myths I had to bust through about being a ‘good hostess’. Links in this episode: Simple Advent Activities for Toddlers (older kids like them too) 42 Ways to Spread the Love This Christmas (random acts of kindness and ways to […]
The Blog Grab Bag
I took pictures throughout my pregnancy with the plan to date them all and put them together – I needed some motivation to get this done and I thought since I was giving my blog a healthy dose of neglect that I would make this my next blog post. I've seen some great ideas […]
Hubby and wonderful sis-in-law kicked the prep into high gear these past couple days – crossing things off ‘the list’. Made me get a little anxious to get things done too – like painting the cabinets (a brighter white) – replacing the hardware – cleaning the floors – doing all the laundry possible – cleaning […]
Do you ever feel like you go through the bulk of you life smiling and nodding every time a certain topic comes up. Maybe it is grade 11 math. Or how to properly use effect/affect. Or what really happens to a responsible adult’s shopping list once they enter into a Costco. Then one day it […]
I come from a long line of cheapskate do it yourselfers who believe in laughing lots and always kissing your loved ones good bye. My Dad is the rightful heir of many hand-me down tools and life lessons. As one of his four kids I’m the recipient of the hand-me down wisdom that comes with these worn instruments, calloused […]